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Tuesday, 21st May, 2019
Pictures Speak… (News in Photos)

Stories across African continents {bbc}

A South African man smoked cannabis at a protest in May to demand its legalisation which was granted in September for use by adults in private places.

This woman was among thousands to welcome back its exiled leadership to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

A South Sudanese girl played in a swamp near Nyal, where her family now live having fled their home in the five-year civil war.

A street performance by young ballerinas impressed onlookers in Kenya Kibera slum

An Ethiopian journalist met his daughters in Eritrea for the first time in 16 years. He flew in the first commercial flight between the two nations in 20 years.

And in Senegal thousands watched the Lions of Taranga on a giant screen during a failed attempt to beat Colombia.

Cavalry horsemen participating in a Berber festival in Tan-Tan in western Morocco.

Ghana bid farewell to Kofi Annan, the former UN boss who died aged 80, amid elaborate funeral ceremonies in the capital, Accra.

It was the first vote since long-time leader Robert Mugabe was forced to resign. His successor, Emmerson Mnangagwa, was declared the outright winner.

Rival leaders in South Sudan signed what they said was a final final peace deal. This photo shows child soldiers being disarmed earlier in the year.

The Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha was celebrated. This Nigerian girl kneeled next to her father during prayers in Ogun state.

These children were captured having fun in a pile of cotton during the harvest in southern Mali.

These women in Accra looked on as the motorcade for US First Lady Melania Trump went by...
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