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Children play on a beach in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, on Friday despite a police officer’s attempt to disperse them as part of measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

On Wednesday, residents of Kibera slum in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, line up to get water being distributed for free by the government as part of its coronavirus response…

Workers are seen at a clothes factory in the Kenyan town of Kitui on Tuesday. It has begun making personal protective equipment 24 hours a day in response to the coronavirus crisis.

Chinese medics arrive at the airport in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, to help the West African nation in its battle against coronavirus…

A trader sleeps next to his melons on Wednesday in Uganda’s capital, Kampala. As part of the country’s lockdown restrictions vendors have to sleep in markets.

Food items to be distributed to indigent people at Iju-Ishaga, Lagos by Samuel Ojo’s #familysupportcovid-19

Illegal money traders in Zimbabwe’s capital, Harare, take advantage of an easing of a lockdown on Wednesday.

Women have their hair done on Thursday at a salon in Bujumbura, the main city in Burundi, where there is no coronavirus lockdown.

A cat looks down from a window in the Moroccan city of Casablanca.

 A deserted Ajose Adeogun Street, Victoria Island, Lagos commercial hub during the lockdown.

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