Africa’s week in footage: 29 July – 4 August 2022

A collection of the week’s greatest photographs from throughout the continent and past:

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A lively group of people, some dressed in elaborate costumes, holding placards which say Youssuoffa Niang.

On Friday, supporters of the coalition of Senegal’s President Macky Sall present their backing for his or her candidate, Youssoupha Niang, forward of legislative elections at a rally within the capital, Dakar…

A group of women standing on the streets of Senegal wearing pink leggings and white tops.

On the identical occasion this group of ladies wearing pink and white sing and dance…

Two men sitting outside a polling booth, they are sitting down wearing traditional West African clothes. There is a woman walking out of the building to the left. She is wearing a yellow outfit with a blue head dress.

On the precise day of the elections, Sunday, two males are seen ready exterior a polling station in Ngor, Dakar.

A close up of Zodwa Maphangain staring intently at a ping pong ball.

South Africa’s Zodwa Maphangain is in deep focus in Birmingham, England, in the course of the girls’s singles desk tennis on the Commonwealth Video games on Wednesday…

AUGUST 02: Chioma Onyekwere of Team Nigeria competes during the Women's Discus Throw Final on day five of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

Nigeria’s Chioma Onyekwere twirls throughout the circle on the girls’s discus remaining on Tuesday…

Shante Koti on the beam. She appears to be doing a back flip, her back is bent.

And there are flexible backs in the course of the girls’s steadiness beam remaining on the identical day as South Africa’s Shante Koti exhibits her expertise.

Aircraft are flying in different directions next to pyramids. There is a blue sky, and the aircraft are ejecting red, blue and white colours.

The Egyptian Air Drive “Silver Stars” aerobatic crew placed on a vibrant show on the Pyramids Air Present on Wednesday…

A group of men playing the saxophone wearing ancient Egyptian clothes.

On the bottom, this group of males are enjoying the saxophone wearing historic Egyptian clothes.

A submerged minibus in a river

Heavy rains within the east of Uganda brought on rivers to burst their banks and on Monday persons are photographed making an attempt to retrieve our bodies from a submerged minibus in Namakwekwe…

A group of people pulling at ropes

Locals on the river financial institution use ropes to try to pull the automobile out of the water.

A group of performers dancing. Their hair is blowing and they are wearing white dresses.

In Algeria dancers carry out on the closing ceremony of the Timgad Worldwide Pageant in Batna on Monday…

A girl on a skateboard. She is wearing a niqab, a long black dress and a red hoodie.

On Saturday a younger lady in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, takes half in weekly coaching for the Ethiopian Ladies Skate group which goals to advertise skateboarding amongst ladies from completely different social teams.

Tsitsi Dangarembga staring on in a red beret

Zimbabwean author Tsitsi Dangarembga waits exterior Harare Magistrates Court docket on Thursday amid the choice on whether or not a case towards her involving inciting violence throughout a public protest can go forward. She denies wrongdoing.

A woman wearing red with long braids looking for her name against an extensive list.

Making ready for subsequent week’s elections in Kenya, a lady within the capital, Nairobi, searches for her title on the voters’ listing on Thursday.

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