Africa’s week in pictures

A selection of the best photos from across Africa and beyond this week:

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Members of the congregation dressed in matching red.IMAGE SOURCE,REUTERS
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More than 800 couples flock to a Pentecostal church in Kgabalatsane, South Africa, for a mass wedding ceremony on Easter Sunday
A bride dances as she arrives at the International Pentecostal Holiness Church in Zuurbekom, south of Johannesburg.IMAGE SOURCE,AFP
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On the same day, this bride dances as she arrives for a mass wedding at a Pentecostal church south of Johannesburg
People eat from from a communal plate.IMAGE SOURCE,AFP
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The day before, these men dig into an Iftar feast in Sudan’s capital Khartoum during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan
People line long tables for an iftar feast in a residential neighbourhood.IMAGE SOURCE,AFP
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Meanwhile a grander gathering in Egypt’s capital Cairo sees hundreds break their fast at communal tables
Kew staff member Florence Akanbi-Guei tends to an enset tree.IMAGE SOURCE,PA MEDIA
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A nutritious Ethiopian enset tree, also known as the false banana, flowers for the first time at Kew Gardens in the the UK’s capital city of London
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A Coptic Orthodox Christian attends a Palm Sunday mass.IMAGE SOURCE,REUTERS
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On Sunday, Coptic Christians adorn themselves with white robes and palm crosses at mass in Egypt’s Samaan el-Kharaz Monastery
A woman looks from the window of a laundry service in the Kibera neighbourhood of Nairobi.IMAGE SOURCE,REUTERS
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Days earlier on Good Friday, this resident of Nairobi takes in the scene
Kenyan Catholic devotee Joseph Browlins portrays Jesus Christ during a re-enactment of the crucifixion.IMAGE SOURCE,AFP
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Fourteen-year-old Joseph Browlins is among a group of Catholics in the Kenyan capital re-enacting the crucifixion of Jesus Christ
A worshipper takes part in the re-enactment of the passion of Christ during celebrations marking Good Friday.IMAGE SOURCE,AFP
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It is a similar scene in Nigeria where this worshipper acts the part of Jesus, wig and all, during festivities in the city of Lagos
Close to a thousand children received a hot cross bun and a Easter egg on Good Friday in Lavender Hill, Cape Town, South Africa. Mark Nicholson operates a feeding scheme, sports club and an arts and culture centre here.IMAGE SOURCE,GALLO IMAGES
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Also on Good Friday, hundreds of children queue for hot cross buns and Easter eggs in Cape Town, South Africa
Traditional Egyptian dancers perform the Tanoura, an Egyptian version of Sufi dance.IMAGE SOURCE,REUTERS
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On Wednesday, dancers perform the Tanoura in Cairo’s al-Ghouri Palace
A dancer performs on stage as part of Made Kuti's show in Lagos.IMAGE SOURCE,EPA
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On Sunday in Lagos, dancers and musicians perform on stage with Made Kuti – grandson of Nigerian music icon Fela Kuti
A tourist takes photos of the Victoria waterfall at the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe.IMAGE SOURCE,GETTY IMAGES
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And on Friday, tourists spot a rainbow over Victoria Falls on the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe

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