Africa’s week in pictures: 19-25 November 2021

A selection of the best photos from the African continent and beyond.

Image source, AFPImage caption, On Sunday Nigerian artist Patoranking performs at the All Africa Music Awards in Lagos…Image source, AFPImage caption, Where Kenyan singer Nikita Kering won two prizes.Image source, AFPImage caption, In Senegal people gather outside the US embassy on Saturday to watch the US secretary of state speak.Image source, AFPImage caption, On Friday, women prepare traditional food for soldiers in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa.Image source, AFPImage caption, Historical artefacts are on display at the National Museum in Addis Ababa the next day.Image source, AFPImage caption, In central Morocco a monk prays on Tuesday at a funeral for a fellow cleric…Image source, AFPImage caption, Another monk stares at an icon of Christ on the cross.Image source, EPAImage caption, People walk at the site of the ancient temple of Luxor in Egypt on Wednesday ahead of the opening of the Avenue of Sphinxes.Image source, Getty ImagesImage caption, On the same day in the Tunisian province of Tozeur, a farmer climbs a tree to pick dates…Image source, Getty ImagesImage caption, As another farmer on the ground separates them.Image source, Getty ImagesImage caption, Further south on Monday, farmers in Cameroon harvest cocoa – the beans of which are used to make chocolate.Image source, Getty ImagesImage caption, The day before, a protester in Cape Town makes a passionate appeal to save South Africa's Wild Coast where it is feared sound-sensitive marine life will be affected by a seismic survey to be conducted in search of oil and gas deposits.Image source, AFPImage caption, On the same day in Sudan, a protester lifts up a national flag at a demonstration calling for full civilian rule in Khartoum following last month's coup…Image source, Getty ImagesImage caption, Demonstrators are all smiles on Thursday as they hit the streets again for the same cause.

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