Africa’s week in pictures: 22

A selection of the week’s best photos from across the continent:

A Muslim faithful holds his son as they perform Eid al-Fitr prayers, marking the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, inside a mosque closed amid concerns about the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Nairobi, Kenya, May 24, 2020.
"Let's fight corona together" reads this mural, also in Nairobi, on Friday.
“Let’s fight corona together” reads this mural, also in Nairobi, on Friday.
Earlier that day in Egypt's capital, Cairo, someone flies a kite at sunrise.
Earlier that day in Egypt’s capital, Cairo, someone flies a kite at sunrise.
On Tuesday mounted police officers patrol the beach in Harhoura, Morocco, to deter any visitors during the lockdown.
On Tuesday mounted police officers patrol the beach in Harhoura, Morocco, to deter any visitors during the lockdown.
Testing continues on the same day in Nairobi, where this man grimaces through his nasal swabbing.
Testing continues on the same day in Nairobi, where this man grimaces through his nasal swabbing.
There is no scientific evidence that steam inhalation is effective against coronavirus, nor is it recommended by the World Health Organization. But this has not stopped some Tanzanians from using steaming booths like this one on Friday.
There is no scientific evidence that steam inhalation is effective against coronavirus, nor is it recommended by the World Health Organization. But this has not stopped some Tanzanians from using steaming booths like this one on Friday.
"I love you, don't throw me on the street" reads this sign on a cat's neck at Animalia Veterinary Clinic, Cairo, on Wednesday. Some Egyptians are abandoning their pets because they fear they could spread the virus.
“I love you, don’t throw me on the street” reads this sign on a cat’s neck at Animalia Veterinary Clinic, Cairo, on Wednesday. Some Egyptians are abandoning their pets because they fear they could spread the virus.
As the East African locust invasion rages on, planes like this one in northern Kenya on Saturday, are being used to spray the pests that have decimated farmers' crops and livelihoods.
As the East African locust invasion rages on, planes like this one in northern Kenya on Saturday, are being used to spray the pests that have decimated farmers’ crops and livelihoods.
Meanwhile ripe strawberries are harvested from the fields in Korba, Tunisia, on Wednesday.
Meanwhile ripe strawberries are harvested from the fields in Korba, Tunisia, on Wednesday.
On the same day in Nigeria's biggest city, people walk past a giant mural reading "Our Lagos, Your Lagos".
On the same day in Nigeria’s biggest city, people walk past a giant mural reading “Our Lagos, Your Lagos”.
This Moroccan couple chat to relatives on the phone on Sunday as they celebrate Eid al-Fitr at home in the capital city Rabat.
This Moroccan couple chat to relatives on the phone on Sunday as they celebrate Eid al-Fitr at home in the capital city Rabat.
The next day, this girl plays with a hula hoop in Nairobi.
The next day, this girl plays with a hula hoop in Nairobi.
Also on Monday, schools reopen in the Ivory Coast...
Also on Monday, schools reopen in the Ivory Coast…
All pupils have been instructed to wear masks.
All pupils have been instructed to wear masks.
And on Tuesday, a woman walks past street art by the Wachata group in Tanzania's commercial capital Dar es Salaam.
And on Tuesday, a woman walks past street art by the Wachata group in Tanzania’s commercial capital Dar es Salaam.

Pictures from AFP, EPA, Reuters and Getty Images.

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