Africa’s week in pictures: 14-20 July 2023

A selection of the best photos from across Africa and beyond this week:

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Man in stilts wearing Ivorian flag colours and a green wig.

Issouf Sanogo/ AFP

Animated protesters. There is smoke in the photo and someone in the middle with what looks like a cooking pot on their head.

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Man sitting down calmly in front of a burning car.

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Man running with smoke from teargas surrounding him.

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Floyd Mayweather at a black tie event surrounded by other sportsmen

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Man with a painted face blowing on a whistle

Lucas Ledwaba/AFP

Initiates wearing traditional clothing

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Stephanie Gilmore walking with her surf board near a rainbow.

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Nigerian man getting his eyes checked by a doctor

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A man in a shop full of Egyptian handicraft.

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A boy diving into the River Nile

Khaled Desouki/AFP

Nadine Barsoum of Egypt performing in the water.

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Team Egypt doing acrobatics.

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Veronica Louwe doing her hair in the mirror backstage

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Michelle Alozie smiling, whilst holding up her phone in the football stadium.

Hannah Mckay/Reuters

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