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This week’s best photo picks from across the continent and beyond:
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Thousands of blankets were woven into the annual giveaway for Nelson Mandela Day in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Wednesday.
In the same city on Friday, customers had fun at the newly opened interactive photo booth.
The huge white diamond, dubbed “The Boulder”, was mined in South Africa in the early 2000s and sold for $21.9 million (£17.9 million) at a Swiss auction on Wednesday.
A day earlier, Sudanese artist Ghasan painted a mural at a school in the city of Omdurman.
Rania Mansour made rosewater the traditional way at her studio in Nabeul, Tunisia, on Saturday.
Grain was being harvested in Qaha’s wheat fields on Tuesday as Egyptians relied more on local wheat and cheaper imports from Ukraine were cut.
A farmer picks tea in southeastern Rwanda on Friday. The industry grew 7 percent last year, according to government data.
Eritrean cyclist Biniam Girmay Hailu greets fans ahead of the Giro d’Italia on Friday.
Benin (left) Noélie Yarigo Pace and Prudence Sekgodiso wait for their time after Saturday’s Kip Keino Classic 800m event in Kenya. They finished ninth and first respectively.
Visitors explore the work of Adelheid von Maltitz at a sculpture park in Johannesburg, South Africa…
It also showcases this installation by Daniel Gray and the work of many other artists, all under the theme of “Good Neighbors.”
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