Africa’s week in pictures: 1-7 September

A selection of the best photos from across Africa and beyond this week:

Military soldiers marching in Gabon, 4 September

On Monday, soldiers parade in honour of General Brice Nguema during his inauguration as interim president in Gabon’s capital, Libreville.

A delegate from the indigenous Maasai community wearing ostrich feathers, 6 September

A maasai man arrives at the African Climate Summit on Wednesday in Nairobi, Kenya…

Climate activists holding placards in Nairobi, 4 September

At the same summit on Monday, climate activists march and urge delegates to take action to phase out fossil fuels…

The larvae of black soldier flies, 4 September

These larvae of black soldier flies were also on display at the summit.

Female harvester in Tunisia, 5 September

While a Tunisian farmer harvests organic green peppers on Tuesday.

The Lagos Blue Line rail in Lagos, Nigeria, 4 September

The new Lagos Blue Line rail arrives at the Marina station on Monday, the first day of its commercial operations in Nigeria’s commercial hub.

Open graves in South Africa, 3 September

Mourners wait near open graves ahead of a mass burial of victims of a deadly blaze on Sunday in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Lawyers at a hearing in Congo, 6 September

Lawyers attend a hearing of six soldiers charged with crimes against humanity at a military court in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday.

Large crowd of people holding Zimbabwe flag, 4 September

Large crowds attend the inauguration of Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Monday.

Women work making injera at Lemi Kura Injera Factory in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 1 September.

Women in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia make injera – traditional fermented flatbread on Friday.

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