Africa's week in pictures: 29 July - 4 August 2022




  • In World
  • 2022-08-04 23:09:11Z
  • By BBC

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

A lively group of people, some dressed in elaborate costumes, holding placards which say Youssuoffa Niang.
A lively group of people, some dressed in elaborate costumes, holding placards which say Youssuoffa Niang.  
At the same event this group of women dressed in pink and white sing and dance...
At the same event this group of women dressed in pink and white sing and dance...  
On the actual day of the elections, Sunday, two men are seen waiting outside a polling station in Ngor, Dakar.
On the actual day of the elections, Sunday, two men are seen waiting outside a polling station in Ngor, Dakar.  
A close up of Zodwa Maphangain staring intently at a ping pong ball.
A close up of Zodwa Maphangain staring intently at a ping pong ball.  
Nigeria
Nigeria's Chioma Onyekwere twirls across the circle at the women's discus final on Tuesday...  
Shante Koti on the beam. She appears to be doing a back flip, her back is bent.
Shante Koti on the beam. She appears to be doing a back flip, her back is bent.  
The Egyptian Air Force \"Silver Stars\" aerobatic team put on a colourful display at the Pyramids Air Show on Wednesday...
The Egyptian Air Force \"Silver Stars\" aerobatic team put on a colourful display at the Pyramids Air Show on Wednesday...  
A group of men playing the saxophone wearing ancient Egyptian clothes.
A group of men playing the saxophone wearing ancient Egyptian clothes.  
A submerged minibus in a river
A submerged minibus in a river  
A group of people pulling at ropes
A group of people pulling at ropes  
A group of performers dancing. Their hair is blowing and they are wearing white dresses.
A group of performers dancing. Their hair is blowing and they are wearing white dresses.  
A girl on a skateboard. She is wearing a niqab, a long black dress and a red hoodie.
A girl on a skateboard. She is wearing a niqab, a long black dress and a red hoodie.  
Tsitsi Dangarembga staring on in a red beret
Tsitsi Dangarembga staring on in a red beret  
A woman wearing red with long braids looking for her name against an extensive list.
A woman wearing red with long braids looking for her name against an extensive list.  

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