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

A choice of the week’s finest pictures from throughout the continent:

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An art seller by the side of the road in Cape Town, South Africa - Friday 20 March 2020Picture copyright
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A craft market normally bustling with vacationers is nearly abandoned on Friday due to 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 2020Picture copyright
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The following day, a diver within the ocean off Cape City approaches a kelp forest – the seaweed can typically 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 2020Picture copyright
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A Senegalese graffiti crew paint a wall of a college within the capital, Dakar, with the picture of a person sneezing into his elbow – a safety measure in opposition to coronavirus.

Orthodox priests blessing the streets in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Thursday 26 March 2020Picture copyright
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On Thursday, Orthodox clergymen in Ethiopia clergymen blessing the streets of the capital, Addis Ababa, with incense to maintain coronavirus away…

A man cries during mass in Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya - Sunday 22 March 2020Picture copyright
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A person sheds tears throughout prayers to cease the unfold of coronavirus in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, on Sunday.

A Catholic procession through Abidjan, Ivory Coast - Sunday 22 March 2020Picture copyright
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On the identical day in Ivory Coast’s most important metropolis of Abidjan, influential Catholic cleric Eric Norbert Abekan (R) travels across the streets praying for deliverance from the illness…

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

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Right here youngsters elevate their hand as his open-top car cruises previous…

A worshipper expresses joy during church service at Living Faith Church in Abuja, Nigeria - Sunday 22 March 2020Picture copyright
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A Nigerian worshipper raises her arms on Sunday at a service within the capital, Abuja regardless of the authorities warning in opposition to giant gatherings due to coronavirus…

Two choir members attend the service at the Methodist Church of Trinity in Lagos, Nigeria - Sunday 22 March 2020Picture copyright
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The Methodist Church of Trinity in Nigeria’s financial hub of Lagos complied with the order on Sunday as this depleted choir stall exhibits.

A woman cast her vote at a polling station in Conakry, Guinea - Sunday 22 March 2020Picture copyright
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A lady in Guinea votes in a controversial referendum on a brand new structure on Sunday which provoked lethal protests,

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

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On Monday, it’s time to disinfect the world and it falls to this employee at a globe-shaped public backyard in Algeria.

A worker piles up roses in a greenhouse at a flower farm in Kiambu County in Kenya - Tuesday 24 March 2020Picture copyright
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The following day, a flower picker in Kenya piles up roses – although none of them could be exported as coronavirus has introduced the complete business to its knees.

Gonzaga Yiga, a 49-year-old community chairperson, appeals to residents - Tuesday 24 March 2020Picture copyright
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In Uganda, a group chief within the capital, Kampala, climbs excessive on Tuesday to shout out to residents to stick to measures put in place to curb coronavirus.

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

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With seashores closed in South Africa due to coronavirus, a surfer switches to skateboarding in Cape City on Wednesday

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

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And a market vendor in Madagascar’s capital, Antananarivo, does a roaring commerce in lemons on Thursday as individuals fill up on gadgets thought to spice up their immune methods.

Photos: Getty, EPA, and Reuters

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