Africa’s week in pictures: 30 September-6 October 2023

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

Kaylia Nemour of Algeria performs on the uneven bars during Women's Qualification at the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships-Antwerp 2023 at the Antwerp Sportpaleis on October 2nd, 2023.IMAGE SOURCE,TIM CLAYTON/GETTY IMAGES
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Algerian gymnast Kaylia Nemour performs on the uneven bars at the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Belgium on Monday.
A chameleon walks on a fence in a pine plantation on September 29, 2023 near Naro Moru outside Mount Kenya National Park, Kenya.IMAGE SOURCE,ED RAM/GETTY IMAGES
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While a chameleon perfects an acrobatic act of its own near the Kenyan town of Naro Moru on Friday.
People carrying flags rally in Niamey, Niger, 01 October 2023.IMAGE SOURCE,ISSIFOU DJIBO/EPA
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A motorbike pulls a trailer carrying Nigeriens protesting against the presence of the French military on Sunday.
A vendor selling watermelons steers his horse-drawn cart along a street in Cairo on October 2, 2023.IMAGE SOURCE,KHALED DESOUKI/AFP
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The following day, it’s the turn of a watermelon-vendor in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, to hitch a ride.
Cathrine poses for a picture with a t-shirt of the President of Liberia George Weah on it in Clara town, Monrovia on October 4, 2023.IMAGE SOURCE,JOHN WESSELS/AFP
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Ahead of next week’s elections in Liberia, a supporter of President George Weah dons a T-shirt with his face on it.
A vendor sells African wax print fabric at the Adjame main market in Abidjan on October 3, 2023.IMAGE SOURCE,ISSOUF SANOGO/AFP
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While colourful patterns adorn pieces of cloth at a market in Abidjan, Ivory Coast on Tuesday.
Fally Ipupa performs at the Walker Town Concert in Nairobi, KenyaIMAGE SOURCE,DANIEL IRUNGU/EP-EFE/REX/SHUTTERSTOCK
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Congolese singer Fally Ipupa performs on Saturday at the Walker Town Concert in Nairobi, Kenya…
Nigerian singer Tiwa Savage performs at the Walker Town Concert, at the Uhuru Gardens grounds, in Nairobi, Kenya, on 30 September 2023.IMAGE SOURCE,DANIEL IRUNGU/EPA
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…And so does Nigerian star Tiwa Savage
Wrestler Zephy from the Democratic Republic of Congo gets ready ahead of the Four Men Tag Match during the Africa Wrestling Association Nights of Champions in Cape Town on October 3, 2023.IMAGE SOURCE,GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP
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Zephy, a wrestler from the Democratic Republic of Congo, also put on a show. Here he is preparing to compete at the Africa Wrestling Association Nights of Champions in Cape Town, South Africa, on Tuesday.
A man stands at the entrance to the Mansa Floating Hub in Mindeko, Sao Vicente on October 4, 2023.IMAGE SOURCE,QUEILA FERNANDES/AFP
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The Mansa Floating Hub, an arts venue in Cape Verde, is lit by rays of green, red, yellow and blue on Wednesday.
Chahida Boufayed, a Tunisian harissa maker, grinds red peppers to make harissa at her shop in Nabeul, Tunisia October 1, 2023.IMAGE SOURCE,JIHED ABIDELLAOUI/REUTERS
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Red alone takes centre stage in this Tunisian shop, where the owner grinds peppers on Sunday in order to make a harissa chilli paste.
A farmer dries cocoa beans at a village in Daloa, Ivory Coast.IMAGE SOURCE,ANGE ABOA/REUTERS
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And a farmer in Daloa, a city in the Ivory Coast, dries cocoa beans on Monday.

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