PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: Rice Pyramids & Ethiopian Epiphany

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As curated by channelstv.com’s photo editor, Sodiq Adelakun, here are the photographs that captured our attention this week:

 

Bags of rice are seen at the launch of the largest rice pyramids in Abuja, Nigeria, on January 18, 2022. The bags of rice which were planted and harvested by Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) from states in Nigeria, are one million rice paddies stacked in 15 separate pyramids which is expected to solve the food crisis in Nigeria. Photo: Sodiq Adelakun/Channels Television

 

Bags of rice are seen at the launch of the largest rice pyramids in Abuja, Nigeria, on January 18, 2022. The bags of rice which were planted and harvested by Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) from states in Nigeria, are one million rice paddies stacked in 15 separate pyramids which is expected to solve the food crisis in Nigeria Photo: Sodiq Adelakun
Bags of rice are seen at the launch of the largest rice pyramids in Abuja, Nigeria, on January 18, 2022. The bags of rice which were planted and harvested by Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) from states in Nigeria, are one million rice paddies stacked in 15 separate pyramids which is expected to solve the food crisis in Nigeria. Photo: Sodiq Adelakun/Channels Television

 

An aerial view shows destroyed buildings in the war-ravaged old part of Iraq’s northern city Mosul, a site heavily damaged by Islamic State (IS) group fighters in the 2017 battle for the city, on January 16, 2022. (Photo by Zaid AL-OBEIDI / AFP)

 

A horseman rides through a bonfire in the village of San Bartolome de Pinares in the province of Avila in central Spain, during the traditional religious festival of "Las Luminarias" in honour of San Antonio Abad (Saint Anthony), patron saint of animals, on January 16, 2022. PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU / AFP
A horseman rides through a bonfire in the village of San Bartolome de Pinares in the province of Avila in central Spain, during the traditional religious festival of “Las Luminarias” in honour of San Antonio Abad (Saint Anthony), patron saint of animals, on January 16, 2022. PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU / AFP

 

This picture taken on January 17, 2022, and released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on January 18, 2022, shows test-fire of a tactical guided missile conducted under a plan of the Academy of Defence Science, at an undisclosed location. STR / KCNA VIA KNS / AFP
This picture taken on January 17, 2022, and released from North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on January 18, 2022, shows test-fire of a tactical guided missile conducted under a plan of the Academy of Defence Science, at an undisclosed location.
STR / KCNA VIA KNS / AFP

 

Yemenis inspect the damage following overnight air strikes by the Saudi-led coalition targeting the Huthi rebel-held capital Sanaa, on January 18, 2022. MOHAMMED HUWAIS / AFP
Yemenis inspect the damage following overnight air strikes by the Saudi-led coalition targeting the Huthi rebel-held capital Sanaa, on January 18, 2022. MOHAMMED HUWAIS / AFP

 

Thai soldiers march during celebrations to mark Royal Thai Armed Forces Day at Chulabhorn Camp in the southern Thailand province of Narathiwat on January 18, 2022. (Photo by Madaree TOHLALA / AFP)

 

Ethiopian Orthodox worshippers get sprinkled with water in the compound of Fasilides Bath during the celebration of Timkat, the Ethiopian Epiphany, in the city of Gondar, Ethiopia, on January 19, 2022. (Photo by EDUARDO SOTERAS / AFP)

 

An aerial view shows a camp for internally displaced people covered in snow in the town of Raju in the rebel-controlled northern countryside of Syria's Aleppo province on January 19, 2022. (Photo by AAREF WATAD / AFP)
An aerial view shows a camp for internally displaced people covered in snow in the town of Raju in the rebel-controlled northern countryside of Syria’s Aleppo province on January 19, 2022. (Photo by AAREF WATAD / AFP)

 

This handout picture taken and released by Ukrainian President press-service on January 20, 2022 shows Ukrainian military forces servicemen laying flowers to Memorial Bell, located on the territory of the Ministry of Defense in Kyiv, as they take part in honoring the memory of Ukrainian servicemen who died on this day for freedom, independence and territorial integrity of the state. (Photo by Ukrainian President press-service / AFP).

 

A young boy waves a national flag as protesters block a street in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, during a demonstration against the killings of dozens in a crackdown since last year’s military coup, as US diplomats pressed for an end to the violence, on January 20, 2022.  (Photo by AFP)

 

Ivory coast supporters run to invade the pitch during the Group E Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) 2021 football match between Ivory Coast and Algeria at Stade de Japoma in Douala on January 20, 2022. (Photo by CHARLY TRIBALLEAU / AFP)
Ivory coast supporters run to invade the pitch during the Group E Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) 2021 football match between Ivory Coast and Algeria at Stade de Japoma in Douala on January 20, 2022. (Photo by CHARLY TRIBALLEAU / AFP)

 

The Jogye Order, the largest Buddhist sect in South Korea, hold a mass rally of 5,000 Buddhists to protest against alleged 'religious bias' by South Korean President Moon Jae-in's administration, at the Jogye temple in Seoul on January 21, 2022. (Photo by ANTHONY WALLACE / AFP)
The Jogye Order, the largest Buddhist sect in South Korea, hold a mass rally of 5,000 Buddhists to protest against alleged ‘religious bias’ by South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s administration, at the Jogye temple in Seoul on January 21, 2022. (Photo by ANTHONY WALLACE / AFP)

 

Deputy for the Libertad y Refundacion (LIBRE) party Rassel Tome (L) tries to assault deputy Jorge Calix (2-R) after his election as President of the Provisional Board of Directors of the National Congress, at the Legislative headquarters in Tegucigalpa, on January 21, 2022. - The Honduran Congress elected its provisional board of directors this Friday in the midst of a brawl, with blows and shoves, because 20 members of the party that won the November presidential elections rebelled against the elected president, the leftist Xiomara Castro. (Photo by Orlando SIERRA / AFP)
Deputy for the Libertad y Refundacion (LIBRE) party Rassel Tome (L) tries to assault deputy Jorge Calix (2-R) after his election as President of the Provisional Board of Directors of the National Congress, at the Legislative headquarters in Tegucigalpa, on January 21, 2022 (Photo by Orlando SIERRA / AFP)

 

 

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