A selection of the week’s best photos from across the continent and beyond:
After a fashion designer and photographer’s scheduled work is cancelled due to coronavirus, the house mates do their own shoot on Monday on the top of their apartment block in Kenya’s capital Nairobi.
This young herder’s life has also been put on hold since March because of coronavirus restrictions. On Friday he is is stuck in the Senegalese village of Mbetiou Peulh.
On Monday some students in Tanzania head back to school…
… but the return to class is restricted to university students, college students and those in the final grade of secondary school.
On the same day a child in the South African city of Johannesburg gets his temperature checked as the country eases its lockdown restrictions.
Monday is also the first day back to school for students in Cameroon.
All but the highest risk sectors of the economy are allowed to reopen in South Africa and in Soweto soldiers patrol a market on Monday.
On Wednesday a demonstrator in Sudan’s capital Khartoum demands justice for sit-in protesters killed a year ago by security forces.
In Toamasina in Madagascar residents clash with riot police on Wednesday after police beat a person who defied lockdown restrictions.
Also on Wednesday, a fighter loyal to Libya’s UN-backed government stands at Tripoli International Airport as forces seize it from the renegade General Khalifa Haftar.
Pictures from AFP, EPA and Reuters.