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Africa in pictures: 11-17 November

Nigerian women footballers celebrate

The week starts in celebration for Nigeria's female national football team, the Super Falcons, who rejoice at their victory over Ghana winning the African Women's Championships.

A Lost Girl takes a US oath of allegiance

It is a proud moment for Martha Dawud Thiew, one of the few Lost Girls of the Sudan, as recites the Pledge of Allegiance during her US naturalisation ceremony on Wednesday.

Singers in Djibouti

The day before, Djibutian dancers perform as African heads of state arrive for a regional summit...

Hands of dancer in Djibouti

... it was a busy week for the dancers who attended the launch on Saturday of Djibouti's new port container terminal where this dancer rests her hands on her back...

A fisherman in Djibouti

... Later in the week, a fisherman works his line in front of the container terminal at the port of Djibouti.

A fisherman in Mauritania

A fisherman arranges his nets near Nouakchott in Mauritania where landmark elections will be held this weekend.

People displaced by floods in Kenya

In Kenya, people walk through the rising water in Dadaab on Sunday after devastating floods which have displaced nearly 13,000 people.

A Kabila supporter celebrates in the Democratic Republic of Congo

A supporter of DR Congo's President Joseph Kabila celebrates his election victory. To hear more on Africa's week tune into Weekend Network Africa.




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