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Africa’s top shots: 29 November – 5 December 2019

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

Firemen from Ghana National Fire Service and the Ghana army attending to a fire at the Ghana Revenue Authority office in Accra, Ghana, 1 December 2019.

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Firemen stand on tables to extinguish a blaze at the headquarters of Ghana’s tax agency in the capital, Accra, on Sunday.

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Children light candles during an event to pray and remember those who have lost their lives due to HIV/Aids, during World AIDS Day in Kariobangi, Nairobi, Kenya on 1 December 2019

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On the same day, children lights candles in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, to remember those who have died of HIV/Aids.

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A frame from a video installation entitled In Pursuit of Bling by Nigerian artist Otobong Nkanga on exhibit at the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (MOCAA) in Cape Town, South Africa, on 3 December 2019.

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A video installation, entitled In Pursuit of Bling, is exhibited at a museum in Cape Town in South Africa on Tuesday…

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A visitor views a textile titled Double Plot by Nigerian artist Otobong Nkanga on exhibit at the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (MOCAA) in Cape Town, South Africa on 3 December 2019.

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Here, a visitor views a textile piece entitled Double Plot. It is the work of Nigerian artist Otobong Nkanga who explores damage caused to the environment…

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Visitors walk past a photograph titled Emptied Remains by Nigerian artist Otobong Nkanga on exhibit as at the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (MOCAA) in Cape Town, South Africa on 3 December 2019.

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Visitors are urged by the artist to remember that the earth is “undeniably alive”, and to see it as an extension of the human body.

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Congolese band members participate in the climate protest in the streets of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo November 29, 2019.

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While on Friday, members of a band take part in a climate protest in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s capital, Kinshasa.

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Displaced families flee to higher ground in Kakola village in Nyando sub-county in Kisumu after their houses were flooded on 3 December 2019

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On Tuesday, these people leave for higher ground after their village in western Kenya was flooded. More than 250 people have died in floods and landslides across East Africa in recent weeks.

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Low-water levels are seen after a prolonged drought at Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe December 4, 2019

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While in drought-hit southern Africa, water levels at the world-famous Victoria Falls are far lower than usual, as seen here on the Zimbabwean side.

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Ugandan factory workers wash their shoes prior to entering the factory on 2 December 2019 in Namanve, Uganda.

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On Monday, a worker is seen washing her shoes before she enters a mobile phone electronics factory in Namanve in central Uganda…

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A Ugandan factory worker assembles a mobile phone mother board on December 02, 2019 in Namanve, Uganda.

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Here, a worker assembles a mobile phone motherboard at the factory, the only one of its kind in Uganda.

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Pictures from Getty, EPA and Reuters

Africa’s top shots: 29 November – 5 December 2019

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