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Africa's week in pictures: 15-21 June 2018

A selection of the best photos from across Africa and of Africans elsewhere in the world this week.

A dancer of Turkana tribe performs in blue light during the launching ceremony of the 11th Marsabit-Lake Turkana Cultural Festival in Nairobi, Kenya, on June 20, 2018.
A dancer from Samburu tribe performs with other tribes during the launching ceremony of the 11th Marsabit-Lake Turkana Cultural Festival in Nairobi, Kenya, on June 20, 2018. The annual festival will take place between June 28 and 30, 2018, featuring the cultural traditions of 14 ethnic tribes in Marsabit county, the nothern part of Kenya, to promote tourism and their social inclusiveness.
A dancer of El-molo tribe performs during the launching ceremony of the 11th Marsabit-Lake Turkana Cultural Festival in Nairobi, Kenya, on June 20, 2018. The annual festival will take place between June 28 and 30, 2018, featuring the cultural traditions of 14 ethnic tribes in Marsabit county, the nothern part of Kenya, to promote tourism and their social inclusiveness
A dancer of Rendille tribe performs during the launching ceremony of the 11th Marsabit-Lake Turkana Cultural Festival in Nairobi, Kenya, on June 20, 2018. The annual festival will take place between June 28 and 30, 2018, featuring the cultural traditions of 14 ethnic tribes in Marsabit county, the nothern part of Kenya, to promote tourism and their social inclusiveness.
A bronze work is displayed for sale in front of a shop in Benin City, Edo state, Nigeria (photo released on 20 June)
Burundian refugees perform their native Amahoro Cultural Dance to mark World Refugee Day at Dzaleka Refugee Camp in Dowa District Central region of Malawi on June 20, 2018.
Sudanese and Somalian children celebrate during an activity marking World Refugee Day in Khan As"ad Pasha, in the old city of Damascus, Syria, 20 June 2018.
Dancers perform during the inauguration ceremony of the Chinese-funded 51-kilometer Expressway linking the capital city and the international airport in Entebbe, Uganda, on June 15, 2018.
Contestants take part in Uganda"s second annual Entebbe Dragon Boat Race Festival on Lake Victoria on June 16, 2018, at the lakeside city of Entebbe. The Dragon Boat festival has it"s origins in China since 2,000 years ago and commemorates a patriotic poet, Qu Yuan. The Entebbe Drangon Boat Race festival is hoping to attract tourists from China, allowing the country to reach its target of four million tourists per year
Uganda"s police band performs before President Yoweri Museveni gives a state of security address during a special session of the Parliament in kampala on June 20, 2018
Mr Museveni wears a jacket with a hoodie in parliament
Ghanaian footballer, Sulley Muntari, takes a selfie with fans at Independence Square the celebration of the Eid al-Fitr, on June 15, 2018 at the Independence Square in Accra
Nigeria"s forward Kelechi Iheanacho warms up during a training session at Essentuki Arena in Yessentuki, southern Russia, on June 18, 2018
A portrait of Egyptian football player Mohamed Salah (L) is on display as visitors attend the opening of the Art Project "Like the Gods", presented by the Museum of the Russian Academy of Arts and Italian artist Fabrizio Birimbelli during the Russia 2018 World Cup in Saint Petersburg, on June, 20, 2018
Soccer Football - World Cup - Moscow, Russia - June 20, 2018 Zomo, Russia"s fan from Cameroon is pictured in the metro
A Nigerian fan waits for a flight at Sheremetyevo International Airport in Moscow, Russia, June 17, 2018
Supporters of Senegal celebrate in the FIFA Fan Zone in Moscow, Russia, 19 June 2018. Senegal won 2-1 in the FIFA World Cup 2018 group H preliminary round soccer match against Poland.
Hundreds of people take part in a yoga session at North Beach on June 17, 2018 in Durban, South Africa, ahead of the International Day of Yoga on June 21.

Pictures from AFP, EPA and Reuters


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