Africa’s week in pictures: 19-25 January 2024

Africa's week in pictures: 19-25 January 2024

A selection of the best photos from the African continent and beyond.

Men from the Dogon ethnic group dance during the Ogobagna Masked Dance ceremony in Bamako.OUSMANE MAKAVELI/AFP

A young Morocco supporter gestures to the camera.

SIA KAMBOU/AFP

A Nigeria's supporter reacts ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations group A football match between Guinea-Bissau and Nigeria.

FRANCK FIFE/AFP

Supporters cheer during the Africa Cup of Nations group C football match between Senegal and Cameroon in Yamoussoukro on 19 January.

KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP

Visitors look at light installations at the Atelier des Lumieres, during a press preview of the exhibition titled "Egyptian Pharaons, from Cheops to Ramses II".

DIMITAR DILKOFF/AFP

Egyptian workers making mannequins.

MAHMOUD ELKHWAS/GETTY IMAGES

A man walks past different paintings on display for sale.

DANIEL IRUNGU/EPA

A man and a woman look through an iron gate.

TIKSA NEGERI/REUTERS

Ethiopian Orthodox worshippers bathe during the celebration of Timkat, the Ethiopian Orthodox Epiphany, in Gondar.

MICHELE SPATARI/AFP

Schoolchildren wave to the camera.

MATTHEW LEWIS/GETTY IMAGES

Indonesian guards wear traditional costumes.

ADEK BERRY/AFP

The changing of the guard takes place during a meeting between Angolan President Joao Lourenco and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken at the Presidential Palace in Luanda.

ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP

Members of a senior brass band from Brass for Africa rehearse ahead of a performance in Kampala.

LUIS TATO/AFP

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Source: bbc.co.uk

By David Ryckman