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Africa’s week in photos: 2-8 July 2021

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A number of the week’s finest pictures from throughout the continent and past:

On Friday, dancers from Benin carry out on the World Folkloriada (Folklore Competition) within the metropolis of Ufa, Bashkortostan, Russia…

This year, 2,000 performers from more than 60 countries are expected to take part in the folklore festival

This yr, 2,000 performers from greater than 60 international locations took half within the pageant which is organised each 4 years by the Worldwide Council of Organizations of Folklore Festivals and Folks Arts (CIOFF).

People take part in a march called by the opposition to protest against the security situation worsening and asking for a response to jihadist attacks, in Ouagadougou, on July 3, 2021.

The subsequent day, folks march at a protest in Ouagadougou known as by the opposition in opposition to the worsening safety scenario in Burkina Faso.

A man holds a tear gas canister thrown by Kenyan police officers during a protest against police brutality and harassment, especially against the poor, in Nairobi on July 7, 2021.

Throughout the continent, a person holds a tear gasoline canister thrown by Kenyan law enforcement officials throughout a protest on Wednesday in opposition to police brutality and harassment…

Kenyan police officers arrest protesters during a march

The protests are also referred to as Saba-Saba, a phrase used to reference demonstrations that happened on the seventh day of the seventh month to protest in opposition to the authoritarian rule of the then single-party state within the Nineties.

Cameroonian fashion designer Imane Ayissi supervises a model during the shooting of the video presentation of his Haute Couture Fall Winter 2021-2022 collection, in Paris, on July 3, 2021.

Cameroonian dressmaker Imane Ayissi supervises a mannequin throughout the capturing of the video presentation of his Haute Couture Fall Winter 2021-2022 assortment…

Cameroonian fashion designer Imane Ayissi supervises a model during the shooting of the video presentation of his Haute Couture Fall Winter 2021-2022 collection, in Paris, on July 3, 2021.

…in Paris on Saturday. The 51-year-old designer is understood to mix European type with an African aptitude.

Goalkeeper Chinonso Eziekwe #18 of Nigeria and Hirving Lozano #22 of Mexico fight the ball during the friendly match between Mexico and Nigeria at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on July 3, 2021 in Los Angeles, California

On the identical day Nigerian goalkeeper Chinonso Eziekwe jumps over Mexico’s Hirving Lozano throughout a pleasant recreation in Los Angeles, California, that the Tremendous Eagles misplaced 0-4.

Actors wearing Pharaonic costumes perform during a Pharaonic Wedding, a new tourist attraction at the Pharaonic Village in Giza, Egypt, 05 July 2021.

Actors carrying costumes carry out throughout a Pharaonic Wedding ceremony, a brand new vacationer attraction on the Pharaonic Village in Giza, Egypt. The village reopened to vacationers amid continued restrictions due to the pandemic and these actors grabbed the chance on Monday.

Men fish from boats on the River Nile in Cairo, Egypt

On Wednesday these fishermen on the River Nile in Cairo, Egypt appear to be engaged in synchronised fishing, whereas close by…

A man takes a selfie as Ever Given, one of the world"s largest container ships, sets sail to leave at the Suez Canal after the canal authority reached a settlement with the vessel"s owner and insurers, in Ismailia

…a person takes a selfie because the Ever Given, one of many world’s largest container ships which prompted a worldwide storm when it blocked the Suez canal in March, departs after its house owners and insurers reached an settlement with Egyptian authorities.

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