Africa’s week in pictures: 28 August-3 September 2020
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A selection of the week’s best photos from across the continent and beyond:
image captionOn Sunday an unconventional church service takes place in Bunny’s Tavern, Evaton, South Africa, celebrating the end of the country’s alcohol ban…
image caption… Tsietsi Makiti started Gabola church to attract people who wouldn’t normally go to a Pentecostal service.
image captionOn Friday Gabonese defender Bruno Ecuele Manga, right, clashes with Lyon’s French forward Moussa Dembele while playing against him for Dijon FC in France.
image captionOn Tuesday students return to university in Senegal’s capital Dakar.
image captionOn Saturday KhoiSan people wave in solidarity with a protest by bikers against farm murders in Pretoria, South Africa…
image caption… the bikers demand the government does more to prevent the killing of farmers.
image captionOn Monday journalists protest in Algeria to demand the release of their colleague Khaled Drareni, who was sentenced earlier this month to three years in jail for “inciting an unarmed gathering” and “endangering national unity”.
image captionOn Tuesday Sudan’s ousted President Omar al-Bashir appears in court at the start of his trial over his connection with the 1989 coup.
image captionOn Tuesday a Libyan migrant and an East African migrant pray onboard a Mediterranean sea rescue ship funded by the artist Banksy as they learn they have permission to enter Italy.
image captionAlso on Tuesday police move migrants, mainly from Somalia, Ivory Coast and Afghanistan, from outside Paris town hall.
image captionOn Monday a resident of Khartoum looks across at the flood that has killed at least 90 people.
image captionOn Wednesday South African golfer Justin Walters practises ahead of his tournament in Spain.
Pictures from AFP, Getty Images, EPA and Reuters.