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In Pictures: Your Africa

People waving in the back of a truck, returning from church in South Africa

BBC News Online asked readers to send in their pictures of Africa. Michel Le Vieux took this picture of South Africans returning home from church in northern KwaZulu Natal.

Couple pose in their wedding finery outside an orthodox church in Ethiopia

A newly wedded couple in Ethiopia pose for Elias Endres in front of an orthodox church in Addis Ababa.

Thousands of locusts on the ground and on bushes in a garden in Mauritania

Nancy Abeiderrahmane gives us a glimpse of the brown locusts that descended on her garden in Nouakchott, Mauritania.

A marimba player in Victoria Fall, Zimbabwe

For Greg Biegel the marimba, played here in Victoria Falls, is the true sound of Zimbabwe.

The door to Rainha da Paz cathedral in Namaacha, Mozambique

The grand door of Rainha da Paz, the Portuguese-style cathedral in Namaacha, Mozambique was taken by Madeline Anne Decker.

Twin girls stand by a gate in western Kenya

Keith Baldwin took this picture of twin Kipsigis girls near Tenwek Mission hospital in western Kenya.

River scene of Cairo in Egypt

Sherif Shabaka snapped this shot from a bridge in Egypt's capital Cairo.

Girl in a dugout canoe in a mangrove swamp in Nigeria's Niger Delta region

A Nigerian girl piloting a dugout canoe in the Niger Delta came to the rescue of Chris Harper who was stuck on a mud bank.

Purple flowers overhang a whitewashed wall in Sidi Bou Said, Tunisia

Dina Sharaf spotted these purple flowers overhanging the wall of a home in Sidi Bou Said, Tunisia.


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