Week in Pictures

President Jacob Zuma shakes hands with a mime, painted in gold,during a walkabout in the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town on Thursday, 25 April 2013.Zuma earlier announced a 10 percent increase in tourism growth in 2012. Picture: GCIS/SAPA
An Indian Hindu Sadhu (holy man) performs yoga on the banks of the Sangam in Allahabad on April 30, 2013. Picture: AFP/ SANJAY KANOJIA
Democratic Alliance ( DA ) leader Helen Zillle is greeted by supporters at Phoenix township,south of Durban during Freedom Day Celebrations on Saturday, 27 April 2013. Picture: SAPA/stringer
Garment workers shout during a march on the streets to mark International Labor Day in Phnom Penh May 1, 2013. Picture: Reuters/Samrang Pring
Ethnic Wa women smoke under a tree in Cangyuan county, Yunnan province, April 30, 2013. Picture taken April 30, 2013. Picture: Reuters/Wong Campion
Failure by Guinea's politicians to reach agreement for a long-delayed legislative poll is stirring up tribal violence, jeopardising economic gains and raising fears that the military could once again step in. Picture: Reuters
A visitor passes by one of the installations in the staircase of the "D-0" art museum on April 26, 2013 after the opening ceremony of Second Art Biennale in the Bosnian town of Konjic. Picture:
Princess Maxima of the Netherlands, Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands and Crown Prince Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands arrive for a dinner at the occasion of the abdication of Dutch Queen Beatrix and the investiture of Prince Willem Alexander as King. Picture:
Protesters burn an effigy depicting a Greek worker during a rally against the government's plan to fire thousands of public sector workers as part of its austerity reform programme, in Athens April 28, 2013. Picture: Reuters/John Kolesidis
Bangladeshi relatives hold photos of the missing and dead workers three days after an eight-storey building collapsed in Savar, on the outskirts of Dhaka. Police arrested two textile bosses as the death toll climbed to 332. Picture: AFP PHOTO/ Munir uz ZAMAN




Muslims across the globe are marking Eid al-Fitr, but in places like Nigeria and the Middle East there is little to celebrate.
The national government has handed back control of five provincial departments to the province.
The violence blamed on Boko Haram Islamists marred what was supposed to be a festive day in Kano, the largest city in Nigeria's mainly Muslim north.

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A high ranking Benoni police officer appeared at the Protea Magistrate Court in Soweto on Monday for her alleged involvement in irregular recruitment procedures within the SAPS
Numsa has accepted a wage deal to end a strike that has lasted nearly a month, trade union boss Irvin Jim said.
A gritty South African tail fought off Sri Lanka's spinners to snatch a nerve-jangling draw in the second Test and seal a historic 1-0 series win.

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