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Africa's top shots: 20 - 26 November 2020

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

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image captionOn Saturday Ethiopians who have fled fighting in Tigray play volleyball at sunset in Um Raquba refugee camp in Sudan....
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image caption... on Sunday back in Tigray, a woman looks at the light shining through the holes caused by shelling in her compound in Humera.
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image captionOn Friday tear gas fills the air, as a protestor against reports of racism at a high school in Cape Town South Africa throws a cannister back at the police.
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image captionOn Sunday it is incense filling the air in Mali, as alter servers start a procession for the national pilgrimage in Kita...
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image caption... Catholics make the journey every year to the holy sanctuary of Kita, where they pray to the statue of Our Lady of Mali.
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image captionThe next day in Uganda the Ugandan pop star-turned-opposition presidential candidate stands on top of a car to make his speech at a rally in Fort Portal.
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image captionOn Sunday the votes are counted for Burkina Faso's general elections.
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image captionA remote-controlled robot runs tests on a suspected coronavirus patient in Tanta, Egypt on Friday.
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image captionBack in Ethiopia, on Monday the evening sun lights up the houses in Gondar, in Amhara, the region next to Tigray, where the fighting is taking place.
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image caption... elsewhere in Gondar, a man sells mirrors and paintings.
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image captionWhile normal life continues in some parts of Ethiopia, everything has been turned upside down for the thousands of people who have fled the fighting in Tigray, some of whom are seen here on the banks of the river border with Sudan on Sunday.

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