Africa’s week in pictures: 28 August-3 September 2020

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by bbcafrica

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

Tsietsi Makiti (R) the founder and leader of Gabola church gestures while praying during the Sunday sermon at Bunny's Tavern in Evaton on August 30, 2020.
image captionOn Sunday an unconventional church service takes place in Bunny’s Tavern, Evaton, South Africa, celebrating the end of the country’s alcohol ban…
Tsietsi Makiti
image caption… Tsietsi Makiti started Gabola church to attract people who wouldn’t normally go to a Pentecostal service.
Lyon's French forward Moussa Dembele (L) and Dijon's Gabonese defender Bruno Ecuele Manga (R) jump to head the ball during the French L1 footall match between Olympique Lyonnais (OL) and Dijon FC on August 28, 2020, at the Groupama Stadium in Decines-Charpieu, near Lyon, central-eastern France.
image captionOn Friday Gabonese defender Bruno Ecuele Manga, right, clashes with Lyon’s French forward Moussa Dembele while playing against him for Dijon FC in France.
A Student wears a face mask as she studies on her first day back at Chiekh Anta Diop University in Dakar on September 1, 2020.
image captionOn Tuesday students return to university in Senegal’s capital Dakar.
KhoiSan people wave in solidarity with Bikers United Against Farm Murders and Racism as they ride past the Union Buildings in Pretoria, on August 29, 2020
image captionOn Saturday KhoiSan people wave in solidarity with a protest by bikers against farm murders in Pretoria, South Africa…
Bikers representing various clubs ride to the Union Building to lay crosses and flowers to symbolize the murdered farmers across the country on August 29, 2020 in Pretoria, South Africa.
image caption… the bikers demand the government does more to prevent the killing of farmers.
Algerian journalists rally to demand the release of their colleague Khaled Drareni in the capital Algiers on August 31, 2020.
image captionOn Monday journalists protest in Algeria to demand the release of their colleague Khaled Drareni, who was sentenced earlier this month to three years in jail for “inciting an unarmed gathering” and “endangering national unity”.
Sudan's ousted President Omar al-Bashir appears in court in Khartoum, Sudan on September 1, 2020.
image captionOn Tuesday Sudan’s ousted President Omar al-Bashir appears in court at the start of his trial over his connection with the 1989 coup.
A Libyan migrant (R) and an east African migrant pray a Muslim prayer for reconciliation onboard the Sea-Watch 4 civil sea rescue ship on September 01, 2020, on sea off the coast of Sicily, Italy,
image captionOn Tuesday a Libyan migrant and an East African migrant pray onboard a Mediterranean sea rescue ship funded by the artist Banksy as they learn they have permission to enter Italy.
A woman with a mask stands as migrants are evacuated by police in front of the town hall of Paris, on September 1, 2020
image captionAlso on Tuesday police move migrants, mainly from Somalia, Ivory Coast and Afghanistan, from outside Paris town hall.
A Sudanese resident sits on flood barriers in the capital Khartoum's southern neighbourhood of al-Kalakla, on August 31, 2020.
image captionOn Monday a resident of Khartoum looks across at the flood that has killed at least 90 people.
Justin Walters of South Africa plays a shot on the driving range prior to the Estrella Damm N. A. Andalucia Masters golf tournament at Real Club Valderrama on September 2, 2020 in Cadiz, Spain.
image captionOn Wednesday South African golfer Justin Walters practises ahead of his tournament in Spain.

Pictures from AFP, Getty Images, EPA and Reuters.