Africa's week in pictures: 1 - 7 January 2021




  • In World
  • 2021-01-08 01:17:15Z
  • By BBC

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

Fireworks explode into orange in the night sky over the Nile.
Fireworks explode into orange in the night sky over the Nile.  
Popcorn, lollipops and biscuits in a barrel.
Popcorn, lollipops and biscuits in a barrel.  
Children smile holding their sweets.
Children smile holding their sweets.  
General view of an empty beach with high-rise buildings in the distance.
General view of an empty beach with high-rise buildings in the distance.  
A man somersaults in his football strip.
A man somersaults in his football strip.  
Flames are seen on the torso of a man wearing an official
Flames are seen on the torso of a man wearing an official's vest.  
Children wearing masks and uniforms return to their primary school in Nairobi.
Children wearing masks and uniforms return to their primary school in Nairobi.  
A cartoon image of a man wearing a mask appears next to an ornate church door.
A cartoon image of a man wearing a mask appears next to an ornate church door.  
A close shot of a woman holding hands with her two young daughters.
A close shot of a woman holding hands with her two young daughters.  
Giraffes stand side-by-side.
Giraffes stand side-by-side.  

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