Africa's top shots

Published: 22 Aug 2020     Updated: 22 Aug 2020      

INTERNATIONAL

On Tuesday people relax at the beach in Libya's capital Tripoli amid a heat wave and a power cut. - GETTY IMAGES

The previous day, volunteers disinfect the prayer hall in the El Fateh mosque in Algeria's capital Algiers to reduce the spread of coronavirus. - GETTY IMAGES

The previous day, volunteers disinfect the prayer hall in the El Fateh mosque in Algeria's capital Algiers to reduce the spread of coronavirus. - GETTY IMAGES

On Tuesday South African farmers stage a protest about attacks on farms. The two in the picture, Alwyn van Zyl, and his wife Pauline, were attacked in March. She survived but he died. - GETTY IMAGES

The oil from the ship, the MV Wakashio, causes ecological devastation in the reef. - GETTY IMAGES