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A man stands in a building earmarked for demolition in the Mathare neighbourhood of Nairobi, Kenya, May 17, 2016. Kenya's authorities tore down a badly built residential block in the poor Nairobi district on Tuesday, one of more than 250 shoddy buildings that could now face demolition after a six-story structure collapsed this month killing 51 people. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic SEARCH "MATHARE DEMOLITION" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "THE WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES   TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

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A man stands in a building earmarked for demolition in the Mathare neighbourhood of Nairobi, Kenya. Kenya’s authorities tore down a badly built residential block in the poor Nairobi district on Tuesday, one of more than 250 shoddy buildings that could now face demolition after a six-story structure collapsed this month killing 51 people.

A man injured following clashes with Kenyan riot police officers, runs away from teargas, during a demonstration of Kenya's opposition supporters in Nairobi, on May 16, 2016.  Opposition protestors led by former Prime Minister Raila Odinga gathered outside the Indepedent Electoral and Boundaries Comission building to demand the dismissal of IEBC commissioners, after alleged bias towards the ruling Jubillee Alliance Party. / AFP PHOTO / CARL DE SOUZACARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images

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A man injured following clashes with Kenyan riot police officers, runs away from teargas, during a demonstration of Kenya‘s opposition supporters in Nairobi

Traditional Maasai tribesmen pose for a photograph near elephant tusks, part of an estimated 105 tonnes of confiscated ivory to be set ablaze, stacked onto a pyre at Nairobi National Park near Nairobi

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Traditional Maasai tribesmen beside elephant tusks, part of an estimated 105 tonnes of confiscated ivory to be set ablaze, stacked onto a pyre at Nairobi National Park near Nairobi, Kenya

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A boy carries a goat near Jidhi town of Awdal region, Somaliland. Across the Horn of Africa millions have been hit by the severe El Nino-related drought.

A man shouts slogans against South Afric...A man shouts slogans against South African President Jacob Zuma and the ruling African National Congress (ANC) party during a protest organized by the opposition political parties, Civil Society organizations and Religious group as the nation celebrates Freedom Day in Johannesburg on April 27, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / GIANLUIGI GUERCIAGIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/Getty Images

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A man shouts slogans against South African President Jacob Zuma and the ruling African National Congress (ANC) party during a protest organized by the opposition political parties, Civil Society organizations and Religious group as the nation celebrates Freedom Day in Johannesburg, South Africa 

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A particial view of the Nyaragongo volcano taken from Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo 

Thousands of South African main oppositi...Thousands of South African main opposition party Democratic Alliance supporters march to the Constitutional Court to protest against South African President Jacob Zuma on April 15, 2016 in Johannesburg. / AFP PHOTO / MUJAHID SAFODIENMUJAHID SAFODIEN/AFP/Getty Images

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Thousands of South African main opposition party Democratic Alliance supporters march to the Constitutional Court to protest against South African President Jacob Zuma in Johannesburg

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Quality control workers pick out unsuitable green, unroasted coffee beans from a conveyor belt at Dormans coffee factory in Nairobi, Kenya

Supporters of newly re-elected...TOPSHOT - Supporters of newly re-elected Congo President Denis Sassou Nguesso celebrate his victory in Brazzaville on March 24, 2016 after the Independent Electoral Commission declared him the winner. Nguesso extended his 32 years in power winning elections in the first round with 60 percent of the vote, the interior minister said on March 24. / AFP PHOTO / Eduardo SoterasEDUARDO SOTERAS/AFP/Getty Images

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Supporters of newly re-elected Congo President Denis Sassou Nguesso celebrate his victory in Brazzaville after the Independent Electoral Commission declared him the winner 

TOPSHOT - A fisherman works on the Niger...TOPSHOT - A fisherman works on the Niger river on March 21, 2016 in Niamey.

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A fisherman works on the Niger river in Niamey 

Supporters of ruling party Chama Cha Map...Supporters of ruling party Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM - Party of the Revolution) celebrate in the streets in Stone Town, Zanzibar on March 21, 2016, after the Zanzibar Electoral Commission announced that incumbent President Ali Mohamed Shein has won with over 90 percent the election re-run.    Election officials in Zanzibar on March 21 declared incumbent President Ali Mohamed Shein the winner of a weekend poll in Tanzania's semi-autonomous islands. Shein, of the ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) party, welcomed the announcement, a day after the presidential and legislative vote which was boycotted by the opposition.  / AFP PHOTO / DANIEL HAYDUKDANIEL HAYDUK/AFP/Getty Images

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Supporters of ruling party Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM – Party of the Revolution) celebrate in the streets in Stone Town, Zanzibar after the Zanzibar Electoral Commission announced that incumbent President Ali Mohamed Shein has won with over 90 percent the election re-run 

Turkana: life and livestock...Turkana men herd cattle, sheep and goats, protecting their livestock from rivals in the dry Turkana region in the north of Kenya. The men are armed with clean, well-maintained rifles because of frequent feuding with other tribes. Livestock are at the centre of Turkana life. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic    Matching text KENYA-TURKANA/      TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY  TEMPLATE OUT.   SEARCH "GORAN TURKANA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "THE WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES

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Turkana men herd cattle, sheep and goats, protecting their livestock from rivals in the dry Turkana region in the north of Kenya. The men are armed with clean, well-maintained rifles because of frequent feuding with other tribes. Livestock are at the centre of Turkana life 

Johannesburg Electricity Protests...epa05215589 A member of the South African Police Service fires rubber bullets on striking community members in Zandspruit, an informal settlement west of Johannesburg, South Africa, 17 March 2016. Community members blocked and barricaded roads surrounding the settlement, after their illegal electricity connections where removed my Johannesburg Council workers almost a week ago.  EPA/KEVIN SUTHERLAND

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A member of the South African Police Service fires rubber bullets on striking community members in Zandspruit, an informal settlement west of Johannesburg. Community members blocked and barricaded roads surrounding the settlement, after their illegal electricity connections where removed my Johannesburg Council workers almost a week ago 

Eastview School in Harare, Zimbabwe...epa05211322 Primary students take lessons under a makeshift classroom because of lack of proper classrooms at the Eastview School in Caledonia, Harare, Zimbabwe, 14 March 2016. Students most of whom their parents are low income earners and informal traders, learn under very poor facilities.  EPA/AARON UFUMELI

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Primary students take lessons under a makeshift classroom due to a lack of proper classrooms at the Eastview School in Caledonia, Harare, Zimbabwe 

Members of the Libyan judicial police ta...Members of the Libyan judicial police take part in a graduation ceremony on March 8, 2016 in the capital Tripoli.  / AFP / MAHMUD TURKIAMAHMUD TURKIA/AFP/Getty Images

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Members of the Libyan judicial police take part in a graduation ceremony in the capital Tripoli

A Ugandan soldier stands guard in front of posters for opposition leader Kizza Besigye and other candidates fin the parliamentary elections

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A Ugandan soldier stands guard in front of posters for opposition leader Kizza Besigye and other candidates in the parliamentary elections

Libyans take part in celebrations markin...Libyans take part in celebrations marking the fifth anniversary of the Libyan revolution, which toppled strongman Moamer Kadhafi, at Martyrs' Square in the capital Tripoli, on February 17, 2016. / AFP / MAHMUD TURKIAMAHMUD TURKIA/AFP/Getty Images

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Libyans take part in celebrations marking the fifth anniversary of the Libyan revolution, which toppled strongman Muammer Gaddafi, at Martyrs’ Square in the capital Tripoli 

A woman sits against a wall plastered with campaign posters for opposition leader Kizza Besigye, as well as for local members of Parliament, in a poor market area of the capital Kampala, Uganda Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016. On the eve of presidential elections, a heavy police and military presence could be seen in the capital Kampala. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

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A woman sits against a wall plastered with campaign posters for opposition leader Kizza Besigye, as well as for local members of Parliament, in Kampala, Uganda. On the eve of presidential elections, a heavy police and military presence could be seen in the capital Kampala 

A Angolan military administers a yellow fever vaccine to a child at 'Quilometro 30' market, Luanda, Angola

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A Angolan military administers a yellow fever vaccine to a child at ‘Quilometro 30′ market, Luanda, Angola

Supporters of leading opposition leader and presidential candidate Kizza Besigye cower in a shop doorway after riot police fired tear gas at them and Besigye when they attempted to walk along a street in downtown Kampala, Uganda

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Supporters of leading opposition leader and presidential candidate Kizza Besigye cower in a shop doorway after riot police fired tear gas at them and Besigye when they attempted to walk along a street in downtown Kampala, Uganda