• 27 January 2017

  • From the section Africa

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Workmen in Gabon stop to watch Togo’s national football team rush past during a training session on Monday during the Africa Cup of Nations football tournament.

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Hundreds of Kenyan doctors and their supporters protest in central Nairobi on Thursday as a strike over pay continues, causing hospital chaos.

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A member of a Libyan folk group shows off his rings at Tunisia’s Festival of Oasis at Tozeur, south of Tunis, on Friday, the final day of the cultural event.

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Ethiopian camels carry hand-mined salt across a salt plain in the Danakil Depression on Sunday – an old trade in one of the hottest and most inhospitable places on Earth.

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A man walks in the snow in the town of Ifrane on Friday as a cold snap hits parts of Morocco.

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Victory celebrations on the streets of Rabat on Tuesday after Morocco beat Ivory Coast in the Cup of Nations to qualify for the quarter-finals.

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In Liberia, thousands turned out on Saturday for a Monrovia rally by the opposition Coalition for Democratic Change. Its presidential candidate in October’s election is ex-footballer George Weah, with Charles Taylor’s ex-wife Jewel as his running mate.

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The new broom at the US White House prompted protests worldwide a day after he took office – including on the streets of the South African city of Durban.

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Meanwhile the end of an era played out in The Gambia, as President Yahya Jammeh – ruler for 22 years – finally left after weeks of post-election turmoil.