Africa's week in pictures

A selection of the best photos from across Africa and of Africans elsewhere in the world this week.


Africa's week in pictures

A selection of the best photos from across Africa and of Africans elsewhere in the world this week.

03 June 2017 Saturday 12:42
Africa's week in pictures

On Monday, a Nigerian policewoman went full throttle to celebrate Democracy Day - which marks the end of military rule.

Olufunke Oshonaike of Nigeria competes during the Women Single 1 Round at the Table Tennis World Championship in Germany on Wednesday.

On Tuesday, Tanzanian Emmanuel Rutema tries on a new prosthetic arm after his was chopped off by someone who wanted an albino's limb for superstitious reasons.

Mombasa's spacecraft-like train station opened for the inaugural ride on Kenya's new Chinese-built railway on Wednesday.

On Saturday, Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta, Guinea's President Alpha Conde, president of the African Development bank Akinwumi Adesina, Vice-President of Nigeria Yemi Osinbajo and Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn (L-R) all pose with US President Donald Trump at the G7 summit.

Mr Trump also has fans in south-eastern Nigeria, where some people marked 50 years since the declaration of independence for Biafra on Tuesday. The declaration sparked a civil war which killed a million people...

These children in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, are finding out about the civil war in a very different way - with pictures from the time.

The Chibok girls who were rescued from Islamist militants Boko Haram started their rehabilitation in Nigeria's capital Abuja this week.

On Friday, Guinea's Salif Sylla takes a tumble in the Under-20 World Cup match against Argentina in South Korea.

This builder gets to work in Zimbabwe's capital, Harare, on the same day.

On Monday, musicians from the popular Ivory Coast band Magic System visit a school with the same name in Abidjan.

Members of the Congoloese Cultural Dance Group presented the Congo National Ballet in Bhopal, India, on the same day.


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