PHOTOS: Celebration of Africa’s Week

The just concluded Africa’s week was filled with interesting cultural activities and lot of entertainment by Africans. Below are selection of the best photos from across Africa and of Africans  in the world this week.

A Nigerian police woman went full throttle to celebrate Democracy Day – which marks the end of military rule

A Nigerian, Olufunke Oshonaike competes during the Women Single 1 Round at the Table Tennis World Championship in Germany on Wednesday.

On Tuesday, Tanzanian Emmanuel Rutema tries on a new prosthetic arm after his was chopped off by someone who wanted an albino’s limb for superstitious reasons.

Mombasa’s spacecraft-like train station opened for the inaugural ride on Kenya’s new Chinese-built railway on Wednesday.

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta, Guinea’s President Alpha Conde, president of the African Development bank Akinwumi Adesina, Vice-President of Nigeria Yemi Osinbajo and Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn (L-R) all pose with US President Donald Trump at the G7 summit.

Mr Trump also has fans in south-eastern Nigeria, where some people marked 50 years since the declaration of independence for Biafra on Tuesday. The declaration in the past sparked a civil war which killed a million people.

Some children in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, are finding out about the civil war in a very different way – with pictures from the past.

The Chibok girls who were rescued from Islamist militants Boko Haram started their rehabilitation in Nigeria’s capital Abuja.

This builder gets to work in Zimbabwe’s capital, Harare, on the same day.

Musicians from the popular Ivory Coast band Magic System visit a school with the same name in Abidjan.

Members of the Congoloese Cultural Dance Group presented the Congo National Ballet in Bhopal, India, on the same day.

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