Africa's week in pictures: 11 - 17 November 2022

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

A group of people dancing, some of whom are wearing traditional clothing. The man in the centre appears to be playing some sort of musical instrument and is wearing a mask.Image source, Getty Images
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These Ugandans are taking part in the Agwara Dance Festival on Sunday, which is an annual event held in Kampala. It is thought to be one of the most ancient dance events on the continent.
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There are lively scenes in Qatar on Friday as a group of Ghana fans gather ahead of the football World Cup, which starts this weekend.
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Nigerians pack their bags as they seek to escape a fire at the Yanuo factory and warehouse in Ogun State, in the south-west of the country on Monday. The Chinese Yanuo factory produces bags and suitcases.
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There is dancing and laughter in Egypt as these COP27 attendees jubilate during the conference on Tuesday. The climate summit is currently taking place in Sharm El-Sheikh and aims to implement policies to protect the environment...
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These COP27 attendees are taking pictures on the same day.
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The posing continues in Lagos, Nigeria, as a group of models take pictures before the GTCO fashion show there on Saturday. GTCO Fashion Weekend is a consumer-focused event which aims to promote African fashion round the world.
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Another fashion show is taking place across the continent in Kenya, where these model wait to hit the runway at Kibera Fashion Week on Friday...
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This model, Asiya Yakub, is posing at the same event.
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The glamour continues as Hiwot Yirga represents Ethiopia at the Miss Earth pageant in The Philippines on Monday. It is a beauty competition with a strong focus on environmental awareness...
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Miss Nigeria, Esther Ajayi, is also at the pageant, where she is hoping to win the prize of serving as Miss Earth's ambassador to environmental campaigns worldwide.
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Members of the Kenyan army are preparing for a deployment. On Wednesday the second group of Kenyan soldiers set off for the Democratic Republic of Congo, where a regional force has been sent to help fight rebel groups.
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The Ivorian actor, Isaach de Bankole, is spotted at the premiere for the comedy film called The People We Hate at the Wedding, in the US state of California on Wednesday.
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These young Sudanese men are protesting to call for justice for those who were killed in the wake of the country's coup last year, which saw the military take over the government under the leadership of Gen Abdel Fattah Burhan.

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