Africa’s week in pictures

A health worker teaches children how to wash their hands in Umlazi township, South Africa - Saturday 4 April 2020
As part of the campaign on Saturday, a health worker teaches children in a township near Durban how to wash their hands.
A trader sleeps next to his melons on Wednesday in Uganda’s capital, Kampala. As part of the country’s lockdown restrictions vendors have to sleep in markets.
Graffiti on a wall showing a half skull, half face in a mask in Khartoum, Sudan - Wednesday 8 April 2020
Graffiti encouraging people to wear face masks to protect themselves from the virus is seen on a wall in Sudan’s capital, Khartoum, on Wednesday.
A fruit seller in a Minions shirt holds up pineapples in Abuja, Nigeria - Thursday 9 April 2020
In the city on Thursday, a pineapple seller calls out to punters at a street market.
A dog peering out of a door in Bo-Kaap, Cape Town, South Africa - Tuesday 7 April 2020
A dog in the South African city of Cape Town looks out at health workers on Tuesday…

A hair salon in Bujumbura, Burundi -Thursday 9 April 2020
Women have their hair done on Thursday at a salon in Bujumbura, the main city in Burundi, where there is no coronavirus lockdown.
Children play on a beach in Mogadishu, Somalia - Friday 3 April 2020
Children play on a beach in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, on Friday despite a police officer’s attempt to disperse them as part of measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

Images: AFP, EPA and Reuters

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