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Africa’s week in pictures: 4-10 November 2022

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

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A woman gets her face painted before the premiere of

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Algerian actress Sofia Boutella attends the 11th Annual LACMA Art+Film Gala at Los Angeles County Museum of Art in Los Angeles, California, on November 5, 2022.

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Participants race during the Red Bull Box Cart Race challenges in Bo Kaap, one of the iconic neighbourhoods in Cape Town, South Africa, November 6, 2022.

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A ballerina stands in front of a portrait of Agrippina Vaganova, a famous soviet and Russian ballet teacher, during a training session for a performance of the Nutcracker in Dakar on November 4, 2022. - Russian ballet dancers Timur Khaiullin and Elena Leonteva are on an internship for a year at the Grande Theatre of Dakar under supervision of Russian ballet master, Slou Akimguereeva. During their internship Khaiullin and Leonteva teach classes to Senegalese ballet dancers. Akimguereeva used to run the Johannesburg Theatre, in South Africa, in the late 90s and she currently runs and directs the Grande Theatre in Dakar where she promotes Russian ballet. They are rehearsing for the Nutcracker that opens on November 25, 2022.

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A man crafts a figurine from ebony tree at the Gabe Bazaar in Khartoum, Sudan on November 5, 2022. Craftsmen of Southern Sudan make various objects with ebony tree, known for its durability.

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Athlete competes in the shooting championship with shotgun in Khartoum, Sudan on November 04, 2022.

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Athlete competes in the shooting championship with shotgun in Khartoum, Sudan on November 04, 2022.

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Esperance fans ignite the flames during Tunisia championship - match between Esperance Sportive Tunis (EST) vs Union Sportive Tataouine (UST) at the Rades stadium in Tunis, Tunisia, on November 05,2022

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Ugandan youth climate activist Leah Namugerwa speaks during the Sharm El-Sheikh Climate Implementation Summit (SCIS) of the UNFCCC COP27 climate conference on November 07, 2022 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. The conference is bringing together political leaders and representatives from 190 countries to discuss climate-related topics including climate change adaptation, climate finance, decarbonisation, agriculture and biodiversity. The conference is running from November 6-18.

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Women in traditional dresses pose in Congo Pavilion on the second day of the COP27 UN Climate Change Conference, held by UNFCCC in Sharm El-Sheikh International Convention Center. COP27, running from November 6 to November 18 in Sharm El Sheikh focuses on implementation of measures already agreed during previous COPs. The Conference in Sharm El Sheikh focuses also on the most vulnerable communities as the climate crisis hardens life conditions of those already most disadvantaged.

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A woman grows her balcony inside recycled bottles on November 9, 2022 in Cairo, Egypt. The COP27 climate conference is bringing together political leaders and representatives from 190 countries to discuss climate-related topics including climate change adaptation, climate finance, decarbonisation, agriculture and biodiversity. The conference is running from November 6-18.

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A demonstrator wears a

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Seun Kuti performs on stage during Villanos Del Jazz music festival at Teatro Pavón on November 07, 2022 in Madrid, Spain.

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A prosthetic leg is affixed for a child at the Irede Prosthetic Centre in the Ogudu district, Lagos, Nigeria, 07 October 2022. The Irede Foundation is a non-governmental organisation focused on encouraging children ages 0-18, living with limb loss, either acquired or congenital, to live a life of fulfillment, and to inspire action so a child amputee can live independently through the provision of a prosthetic limb. Of the world

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Hundreds of volunteers take part in a session to enlist new recruits into the Congolese army to go to the front against the M23 (March 23 Movement) rebellion, in Goma, on November 7, 2022. - Since October 20, fighting has resumed between the Congolese army and the M23, allegedly backed by the Rwandan army. In the past two weeks, the M23 has doubled the size of the territory under its control, approaching 30 kilometers from Goma, the provincial capital of more than one million people that sits on the border with Rwanda.

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People walk past stalls selling accessories bearing the image of Paul Biya, President of the Republic of Cameroon, to mark the 40th anniversary of Biya's rule in Yaounde on November 6, 2022. - Biya has served as president since November 6, 1982.

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A man holds up a sign

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TCS New York City Marathon - New York, United States - November 6, 2022 Kenya

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Elizabeth Wathuti, Kenyan environment and climate activist displays a photograph she took after a Reuters interview at the Nairobi Arboretum, botanical garden, in Nairobi, Kenya October 8, 2022.

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A woman tills the land for maize planting in a peri-urban field in the township of Kuwadzana, Harare, 09 November 2022. Maize planting throughout the country has begun and farmers are expecting a bumper harvest. Maize is Zimbabwe

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Elephants affected by the worsening drought due to failed rain seasons, drink water at a solar powered water point in the Mgeno conservancy in Mwatate Sub-County, Taita Taveta County, Kenya November 8, 2022.

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