Snap Africa: January 24-29, 2016

AFRICA

See what happened this week in pictures:

Laurent Gbagbo re appeared at the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Thursday
Laurent Gbagbo, the former president of the Ivory Coast , re-appeared at the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Thursday

President Muhammadu Buhari, President Uhuru Kenyatta and other Kenyan officials at the memorial for the fallen Kenya soldiers
President Muhammadu Buhari, President Uhuru Kenyatta and other Kenyan officials at the memorial for fallen Kenyan soldiers

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has asked the governor of the Central BAnk of Liberia (Dr. Miles Jones) to exit the bank before the end of his tenure ending March 15, 2016.
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has asked the governor of the Central Bank of Liberia (Dr. Miles Jones) to exit the bank before the end of his tenure in March 15, 2016.

Alhaji Yahaya Bello the newly elected Governor of Kogi state before the Chief Judge of the state, Justice Nasiru Ajana, at his inauguration in Lokoja on wednesday
Alhaji Yahaya Bello the newly elected governor of Kogi state before the Chief Judge of the state, Justice Nasiru Ajana, at his inauguration in Lokoja on Wednesday

Ziyaad 'The Godfather' Jaanoo of the Chicky Lamba saga fame was shot and killed on Tuesday. News sources say that Janoo was involved in in a business deal involving diamonds that went wrong Credit: boksburgadvertiser.co.za
Ziyaad ‘The Godfather’ Jaanoo of the Chicky Lamba saga fame was shot and killed on Tuesday.
News sources say that Janoo was involved in in a business deal involving diamonds that went wrong
Credit: boksburgadvertiser.co.za

The Zimbabwean politician Cde Joseph Chinotimba will be among celebrities expected to take part in the Book of African Records' Longest Kiss Competition scheduled for Valentines' Day.
The Zimbabwean politician Cde Joseph Chinotimba will be among celebrities expected to take part in the ‘Book of African Records’ Longest Kiss Competition scheduled for Valentine’s Day.

Paul Kerichwas presumed to be dead after his family had searched for him for days. The 46 year old returned to Kenya four days after his 'burial'. Told his family that he was employed as a casual labourer outside town. The family apparently buried a wrong person
Paul Kerich (L) was presumed to be dead after his family had searched for him for days. The 46-year old returned to Kenya four days after his ‘burial’. Told his family that he was employed as a casual labourer outside town. The family apparently buried a wrong person

The AU chairperson Nkozana Dlamini and participants of the 31st Ordinary Session of the Permanent Representatives Committee (PRC) at Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
The AU chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and participants of the 31st Ordinary Session of the Permanent Representatives Committee (PRC) at Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The Malawian President ,Peter Mutharika fell into a hole while trying to plant a tree. News sources say that the president has not been in good health for some time now. Credit: malawi24.com
The Malawian President, Peter Mutharika fell into a hole while trying to plant a tree. News sources say that the president has not been in good health for some time now.
Credit: malawi24.com

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