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Africa’s week in pictures: 28 January-3 February 2022

A selection of the week’s best photos from across the continent and beyond:

 

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Image source, Reuters

 

People watching a motocross rider at a rally in Entebbe, Uganda - Sunday 30 January 2022

Image source, AFP

 

A man sipping from a champagne at The Met horse race in Cape Town, South Africa - Saturday 29 January 2022

Image source, AFP

 

A couple at The Met horse race in Cape Town, South Africa - Saturday 29 January 2022

Image source, AFP

 

Dancers perform Cion: Requiem of Ravel's Bolero at its premier at Joburg Theatre, South Africa - Sunday 30 January 2022

Image source, Getty Images

 

South Africa drag queen Adammahh performs in Johannesburg, South Africa - Sunday 30 January 2022

Image source, AFP

 

Street food vendors preparing roasted meat in Jinja, Uganda - Wednesday 2 February 2022

Image source, Reuters

 

Barbary lion cubs in Rabat, Morocco - Wednesday 2 February 2022

Image source, AFP

 

Senegal football dressed as a lion in Yaoundé, Cameroon - Wednesday 2 February 2022

Image source, Reuters

 

Egyptian footballers at a training session in Yaoundé, Cameroon - Friday 28 January 2022

Image source, Reuters

 

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang signs his name on a poster of his image in Barcelona, Spain - Thursday 3 February 2022

Image source, EPA

 

A shirtless Senegalese man taking part in a snowball fight in the US city of New York - Saturday 29 January 2022

Image source, Getty Images

 

Worshippers at a mosque in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso - Friday 28 January 2022

Image source, AFP

 

Women wait in line to collect their pay at the Pissy Granite Mine, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso - Friday 28 January 2022

Image source, AFP

 

A jockey on a bucking horse in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso - Monday 1 February 2022

Image source, AFP

 

A young boy watches a horse race in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso - Sunday 30 January 2022

Image source, AFP

 

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (L) and Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed (R) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday 29 January 2022

Image source, Getty Images

 

Young Libyans take part in a robotics competition in Benghazi, Libya - Thursday 3 February 2022

Image source, AFP

 

A man fixing a boat's engine at Ibaka jetty on the island of Okrika, Rivers State, Nigeria - Friday 28 January 2022

Image source, Reuters

 

Boats navigating through the Yala Swamp in Kenya - Friday 28 January 2022

Image source, Getty Images

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