Africa's week in pictures: 9-15 April 2021

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A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent:

A Somali boy covers his face with sand at the Liido Beach during the last Friday ahead of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in Mogadishu, Somalia April 9, 2021.
A boy plasters his face with sand while playing on Lido beach in Mogadishu, Somalia, on Saturday.
A man poses behind a stall full of lemons.
On Tuesday a lemon vendor proudly poses with his fruits in Tunisia's capital, Tunis.
Vehicles drive past a shopped draped in multicoloured neon lights.
Ramadan lanterns are on sale at this shop in Cairo, Egypt, as the Muslim holy month begins on Monday.
Women with solemn expressions sit together during the religious service.
The next day in Zimbabwe, worshippers attend prayers at a mosque in Harare...
A man kneels in prayer inside a mosque.
While this man prays alone at the Nizamiye Mosque in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Two women dressed in matching pro-ruling party outfits also carry matching umbrellas which they are lifting up.
On Saturday a day before elections in Chad, supporters of President Idriss Déby rally in the capital N'djamena. President Déby seized power in a military coup in 1990 and is seeking re-election for a sixth term.
Children complete a the local art project called Art 360 about climate change and other global issues.
Children add to a community mural in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, on Wednesday.
Children wearing Algeria's national flag walk past as police officers stand guard during a protest.
Two young anti-government demonstrators draped in the Algerian flag walk through the streets of Algiers on Saturday.
A man attempts to scale a fence as border guards stand on the other side.
On Tuesday a man tries to climb over this fence separating Africa from Europe - on one side is Morocco, and on the other is the Spanish enclave of Ceuta.
Two men hold a pieced-together earthen vase.
This vase seen on Sunday has been unearthed and pieced together at the so-called Lost Golden City...
The walls and remains of an ancient city are seen in Egypt.
The site was recently uncovered by Egyptian archaeologists near Luxor and dates backs some 3,000 years to the reign of Amenhotep III.
A young man looks to the sea as he holds his bodyboard.
And on Wednesday in Cape Verde, a man takes a dip in the sea with his bodyboard.

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