Around Africa in Photos: Gold diggers, dying Rhinos and President Zuma’s travails

 

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Prospectors pan for gold at a new gold mine near the town of Bouafle in western Ivory Coast. REUTERS/Luc Gnago
Amadou Dabo, 46, displays roughly seven grams of gold he bought from small-scale miners for about $30 in Kalana, Mali REUTERS/Joe
Amadou Dabo, 46, displays roughly seven grams of gold he bought from small-scale miners for about $30 in Kalana, Mali REUTERS/Joe
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Prospectors work at the open-pit Djoubissi gold mine, Central African Republic, REUTERS/Emmanuel
A man looks at the carcasses of animals that died due to the El Nino-related drought in Marodijeex town of southern Hargeysa, in northern Somalia's semi-autonomous Somaliland region REUTERS/Feisal Omar
A man looks at the carcasses of animals that died due to the El Nino-related drought in Marodijeex town of southern Hargeysa, in northern Somalia’s semi-autonomous Somaliland region REUTERS/Feisal Omar
A woman sits next to her sheep affected by the El Nino-related drought at a temporary shelter in Marodijeex town of southern Hargeysa, in northern Somalia's semi-autonomous Somaliland region. REUTERS/Feisal Omar
A woman sits next to her sheep affected by the El Nino-related drought at a temporary shelter in Marodijeex town of southern Hargeysa, in northern Somalia’s semi-autonomous Somaliland region. REUTERS/Feisal Omar
Workers attempt to bring a tranquillised rhino to the ground before dehorning in an effort to deter the poaching of one of the world's endangered species, at a farm outside Klerksdorp, in the north west province, South Africa. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko
Workers attempt to bring a tranquillised rhino to the ground before dehorning in an effort to deter the poaching of one of the world’s endangered species, at a farm outside Klerksdorp, in the north west province, South Africa. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko
A general view of the Nkandla home of South Africa's President Jacob Zuma in Nkandla. REUTERS/Rogan Ward
A general view of the Nkandla home of South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma in Nkandla. REUTERS/Rogan Ward
A general view of South Africa's Parliament in Cape Town is seen during a motion to impeach President Jacob Zuma after the constitutional court ruled that he breached the constitution. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings
A general view of South Africa’s Parliament in Cape Town is seen during a motion to impeach President Jacob Zuma after the constitutional court ruled that he breached the constitution. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings
A labourer smokes a cigarette at a construction site in Lagos, Nigeria /Akintunde Akinleye
A labourer smokes a cigarette at a construction site in Lagos, Nigeria /Akintunde Akinleye
Construction workers work inside a building at a construction site in Lagos, Nigeria REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye
Construction workers work inside a building at a construction site in Lagos, Nigeria REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye
Labourers wait to collect mortar at a construction site in Lagos, Nigeria REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye
Labourers wait to collect mortar at a construction site in Lagos, Nigeria REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye
A labourer rests at a construction site in Lagos, Nigeria REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye
A labourer rests at a construction site in Lagos, Nigeria REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye