Africa’s week in pictures: 2-8 February 2024

Africa's week in pictures: 2-8 February 2024

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

Models get their make-up done back stage before the start of the One Fashion Week aimed at combatting discrimination.ARLETTE BASHIZI/REUTERS

Nigerian singer Ayra Starr arrives for the 66th annual Grammy Awards ceremony at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles.

CAROLINE BREHMAN/EPA

1px transparent line

Nigerian singer Burna Boy performs on stage during Grammy Awards.

VALERIE MACON/AFP

Tyla accepts the "African Music Performance" award for her single "Water".

AMY SUSSMAN/GETTY IMAGES

Danai Gurira's shows her hands to the camera.

CHRIS DELMAS/AFP

Caftans on display during the exhibition.

JALAL MORCHIDI/EPA

A woman with face paint watched DR Congo beat Guinea in the Africa Cup of Nations.

SIA KAMBOU/AFP

A fan with face paint pulls faces.

SIPHIWE SIBEKO/REUTERS

South African football fans in Johannesburg fans watch their national team Bafana Bafana play Nigeria.

KIM LUDBROOK/EPA

An employee manually resets pins at the Guenet Bowling alley in Addis Ababa.

MICHELE SPATARI/AFP

A couple play at the Guenet Bowling alley in Addis Ababa.

MICHELE SPATARI/AFP

Activists protest outside the National Syndicate of Tunisian Journalists in Tunis. They are demanding that authorities intensify search operations for missing migrants and provide compensation.

HASAN MRAD/GETTY IMAGES

A man stands in the wreckage of a burnt house in Embakasi, Nairobi, Kenya.

DANIEL IRUNGU/EPA

Archaeologist Anass Sedrati examines a set of ancient footprints.

FADEL SENNA/AFP

People hold candles and the Congolese national flag a a memorial ceremony.

ARLETTE BASHIZI/REUTERS

A woman carries her baby on the back as they flee Masisi territory following clashes between M23 rebels and government forces.

AUBIN MUKONI/AFP

A general view of Amanuel Ghebreigzabhier of Eritrea and Team Lidl.

DARIO BELINGHERI/GETTY IMAGES

Ndeye Fatou Fall, better known as Falla Fleur, poses for a portrait in Amnesty's offices in Dakar, on 6 February.

MICHELE CATTANI/AFP

1px transparent line

Supporters of opposition presidential candidates set tires and tables on fire on 4 February.

CEM OZDEL/GETTY IMAGES

Egypt's Mohamed Farouk competes in the semi-final of the men's 3m springboard diving event.

SEBASTIEN BOZON/AFP

Farida Abdelbary, Salma Marei, Mariam Ahmed, Sondos Mohamed, Nadine Barsoum, Nihal Saafan, Hana Hiekal and Malak Toson of Team Egypt compete at the Doha 2024 World Aquatics Championships.

QUINN ROONEY/GETTY IMAGES

Images subject to copyright

Related Topics

Source: bbc.co.uk

By David Ryckman