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Last Updated: Friday, 5 January 2007, 19:58 GMT
Africa in pictures: 30 Dec-5 Jan

Kenyan Muslims at prayer in Nairobi

On Saturday Kenyan Muslims pray at a mosque in the capital, Nairobi, during prayers to celebrate Eid al-Adha, the Festival of Sacrifice.

Congolese fisherman

In the Republic of Congo a fisherman shows off his catch for the New Year's festivities on the beach in Conkouati Douli National Park.

Policeman in Ivory Coast

One of 533 former rebels trained by the UN as police officers stops a taxi driver and asks to see his ID in the northern town of Bouake, Ivory Coast, on Wednesday, AFP reports.

A Kenyan man sprays insecticide

Two days later, a man demonstrates how to spray houses with mosquito insecticide after a boy died of Rift Valley fever in this Kenyan village.

A Somali man on a truck piled high with charcoal

A man loads a truck with coal in the tense Somali capital, Mogadishu, on New Year's Eve. To hear more on Africa's week tune into Weekend Network Africa.




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