Africa’s top shots: 5-11 July 2019

A selection of photos from across Africa and of Africans elsewhere this week:

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On Saturday a model struts her stuff in a fashion show in the South African city of Durban…

Africa's top shots: 5-11 July 2019

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… the pageant showcased creations by local designers.

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It was celebration time for protesters in Sudan’s capital city Khartoum on Friday…

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… ruling generals and protest leaders announced they had reached an agreement to share power…

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… and hold elections in three years, as the protesters had demanded. However the deal has still not been signed…

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… on Tuesday, a mother mourns her son who was killed during anti-government protests in Khartoum.

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And hands were also wide open for one Senegal football fan at the Africa Cup of Nations on Tuesday. They won 1-0 against Benin to reach the semi-finals.

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… It was a win for Nigeria fans too, 2-1 against South Africa…

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… that South African goal was originally ruled offside but the video assistant referee (VAR) allowed it.

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Further south in Ethiopia, a store of bananas catches the light.

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Also on Tuesday, a man awaited a much more serious fate as a group of African asylum seekers in north-western Mexico waits to enter the US….

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… Asylum seekers claimed Mexican migration officials were selling spots in the line to get an interview with US migration authorities.

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and it was that Friday feeling in Alexandria, Egypt on… well, Friday.

Pictures from AFP, Getty Images, Nur Photo and Anadolu Agency

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