Africa’s week in pictures: 20-26 March 2020

A selection of the week’s most effective photos from throughout the continent:

An art seller by the side of the road in Cape Town, South Africa - Friday 20 March 2020

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A craft market place normally bustling with travelers is pretty much deserted on Friday for the reason that of the outbreak of the coronavirus in Cape City, South Africa…

A free diver approaches a Kelp forest in the Indian Ocean, False Bay, Cape Town - Saturday 21 March 2020

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The up coming day, a diver in the ocean off Cape Town ways a kelp forest – the seaweed can often exceed 15m (49ft) in size.

Members of the Senegalese graffiti collective RBS Crew painting a wall at Cheikh Anta Diop University in Dakar, Senegal - Saturday 21 March 2020

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A Senegalese graffiti crew paint a wall of a university in the funds, Dakar, with the picture of a person sneezing into his elbow – a preventive measure from coronavirus.

Orthodox priests blessing the streets in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Thursday 26 March 2020

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On Thursday, Orthodox monks in Ethiopia clergymen blessing the streets of the money, Addis Ababa, with incense to preserve coronavirus absent…

A man cries during mass in Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya - Sunday 22 March 2020

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A man sheds tears through prayers to cease the spread of coronavirus in Kenya’s funds, Nairobi, on Sunday.

A Catholic procession through Abidjan, Ivory Coast - Sunday 22 March 2020

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On the same day in Ivory Coast’s major city of Abidjan, influential Catholic cleric Eric Norbert Abekan (R) travels about the streets praying for deliverance from the sickness…

Children raise their arms as Eric Norbert Abekan travels past in Abidjan, Ivory Coast - Sunday 20 March 2020

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Below little ones elevate their hand as his open-top rated automobile cruises earlier…

A worshipper expresses joy during church service at Living Faith Church in Abuja, Nigeria - Sunday 22 March 2020

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A Nigerian worshipper raises her arms on Sunday at a support in the money, Abuja in spite of the authorities warning in opposition to massive gatherings since of coronavirus…

Two choir members attend the service at the Methodist Church of Trinity in Lagos, Nigeria - Sunday 22 March 2020

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The Methodist Church of Trinity in Nigeria’s financial hub of Lagos complied with the purchase on Sunday as this depleted choir stall shows.

A woman cast her vote at a polling station in Conakry, Guinea - Sunday 22 March 2020

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A female in Guinea votes in a controversial referendum on a new constitution on Sunday which provoked lethal protests,

A worker wearing a protective suit disinfects a globe-shaped public garden in Algiers, Algeria - Monday 23 March 2020

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On Monday, it is time to disinfect the world and it falls to this worker at a globe-formed community back garden in Algeria.

A worker piles up roses in a greenhouse at a flower farm in Kiambu County in Kenya - Tuesday 24 March 2020

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The up coming day, a flower picker in Kenya piles up roses – however none of them can be exported as coronavirus has introduced the full industry to its knees.

Gonzaga Yiga, a 49-year-old community chairperson, appeals to residents - Tuesday 24 March 2020

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In Uganda, a group leader in the capital, Kampala, climbs high on Tuesday to shout out to citizens to adhere to measures put in put to control coronavirus.

A man skateboarding next to the closed Muizenberg Beach in Cape Town, South Africa - Wednesday 25 March 2020

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With shorelines shut in South Africa simply because of coronavirus, a surfer switches to skateboarding in Cape Town on Wednesday

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A woman selling lemon at the Ambodivona market in Antananarivo, Madagascar - Thursday 26 March 2020

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And a market place seller in Madagascar’s cash, Antananarivo, does a roaring trade in lemons on Thursday as individuals stock up on items considered to strengthen their immune systems.

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