Africa

Students from the University of the Witwatersrand are injured by a police grenade during a protest against university fee increases

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Students from the University of the Witwatersrand are injured by a police grenade during a protest against university fee increases in Johannesburg, South Africa

A veterinary tries to cover the eyes of a tranquilized Rhino to be microchipped during an operation of RHINO911, a non-governmental organization on September 19, 2016 at the Pilanesberg National Park in the North West province, South Africa.  RHINO911  is a tactical air support nonprofit organization created in cooperation with Battle Born Munitions and Bell Helicopter to fight poaching in South Africa.  The  Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES 2016) conference will kick off in Johannesburg on September 24, 2016.

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A vet tries to cover the eyes of a tranquilized rhinoceros to be microchipped during an operation of RHINO911, a non-governmental organisation at the Pilanesberg National Park in the North West province, South Africa.

A woman and a young girl young child suffering from severe malnutrition sleep on a bed in the ICU ward at the In-Patient Therapeutic Feeding Centre in the Gwangwe district of Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State, northeastern Nigeria,

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A woman and a young girl young child suffering from severe malnutrition sleep on a bed in the ICU ward at the In-Patient Therapeutic Feeding Centre in the Gwangwe district of Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State, northeastern Nigeria

Demonstrators gather in front of a burning car during an opposition rally in Kinshasa

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Demonstrators gather in front of a burning car during an opposition rally in Kinshasa

Boys play next to the gates of the Zueitina oil terminal, west of Benghazi, Libya September 14, 2016. Picture taken September 14, 2016. REUTERS/Esam Omran Al-Fetori

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Boys play next to the gates of the Zueitina oil terminal, west of Benghazi, Libya 

Zebras walk towards crossing wildebeest in the Mara river during the annual wildebeest migration in the Masai Mara game reserve on September 13, 2016.  / AFP PHOTO / CARL DE SOUZACARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images

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Zebras walk towards crossing wildebeest in the Mara river during the annual wildebeest migration in the Masai Mara game reserve 

A picture taken on September 1, 2016 shows a solar eclipse in the sky of in Dar es Salaam

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The solar eclipse in the sky in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania today

abonese police forces patrol as they clear barricades in the streets adjacent to the National Assembly, in Libreville

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Gabonese police forces patrol as they clear barricades in the streets adjacent to the National Assembly, in Libreville on Thursday

Supporters of the opposition candidate Jean Ping sleep at the party headquarters after having spent the night waiting for the Presidential Election result in Libreville

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Supporters of the opposition candidate Jean Ping sleep at the party headquarters after having spent the night waiting for the Presidential Election result in Libreville, Gabon 

Residents move furniture through debris and building rubble after a building collapsed in Mogadishu's Shangani district

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Residents move furniture through debris and building rubble after a building collapsed in Mogadishu’s Shangani district today

A vendor sells cigarettes before opposition party supporters clashed with police in Harare, Zimbabwe,

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A vendor sells cigarettes before opposition party supporters clashed with police in Harare, Zimbabwe

Members of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) dance and sing around Wonderkop Hill during the 4th anniversary of the Marikana shooting in  Rustenburg, South Africa, 16 August 2016. Police forces shot dead 34 miners from the Lonmin mine four years ago after a protracted strike in the mining sector. Relatives and fellow miners gather at Wonderkop hill each year to remember those who died and were wounded.

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Members of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) dance and sing around Wonderkop Hill during the 4th anniversary of the Marikana shooting in Rustenburg, South Africa. Police forces shot dead 34 miners from the Lonmin mine four years ago after a protracted strike in the mining sector. Relatives and fellow miners gather at Wonderkop hill each year to remember those who died and were wounded.

Sudanese children play in mud in the village of Makli that was flooded as the river Gash burst its banks

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Sudanese children play in mud in the village of Makli that was flooded as the river Gash burst its banks

TOPSHOT - Political Party agents check the voters roll at Kanyama Basic school voting station during Zambian general elections on August 11, 2016 in Lusaka.  Zambians went to the polls on August 11 shaken by an election campaign of "unprecedented" violence that could threaten the country's relative stability and its democratic record

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Political Party agents check the voters roll at Kanyama Basic school voting station during Zambian general elections in Lusaka.

South African voters wait at a polling station outside the hostels in Umlazi, Durban

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South African voters wait at a polling station outside the hostels in Umlazi, Durban 

South Africa holds municipal elections

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People stand in a queue to cast their vote during the municipal elections in Alexandra township, Johannesburg, South Africa

A worker prepares to move a boat heavily laden with salt collected from the bed of Lake Retba during the harvest near Dakar, Senegal, on Wednesday

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A worker prepares to move a boat heavily laden with salt collected from the bed of Lake Retba during the harvest near Dakar, Senegal, on Wednesday

Egyptian Muslims release balloons from the roof top of a mosque at the end of prayers on the first day of Eid al-Fitr holiday that marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan on July 6, 2016 in the Nile Delta city of Mansura, some 120 kms north of Cairo.  Muslims worldwide celebrate Eid al-Fitr marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.  / AFP PHOTO / KHALED DESOUKIKHALED DESOUKI/AFP/Getty Images

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Egyptian Muslims release balloons from the roof top of a mosque at the end of prayers on the first day of Eid al-Fitr holiday that marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in the Nile Delta city of Mansura, Egypt 

South African Paralympian athlete Oscar Pistorius reacts as he leaves the High Court in Pretoria, on July 6, 2016 after being sentenced to six years in jail for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp three years ago. Pistorius was freed from prison in the South African capital Pretoria last October after serving one year of a five-year term for culpable homicide -- the equivalent of manslaughter. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / MARCO LONGARIMARCO LONGARI/AFP/Getty Images

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South African Paralympian athlete Oscar Pistorius reacts as he leaves the High Court in Pretoria after being sentenced to six years in jail for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp three years ago 

A member of the civil society chants slogans during a protest dubbed "Stop extrajudicial killings" on the killing of human rights lawyer, Willie Kimani, his client and their driver in Nairobi, Kenya, July 4, 2016. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

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A member of the civil society chants slogans during a protest dubbed “Stop extrajudicial killings” after the killing of human rights lawyer, Willie Kimani, his client and their driver in Nairobi, Kenya