Yusuf Adow, embracing education

Kenya — Yusuf Adow, a single orphan, transited from a mobile school in Bura district to the Najah boarding primary school in Garissa. At Hajah, learners go to both formal education and Quranic classes at the school, making it a preference for nomadic families. Yusuf came fourth out of forty class 2 learners in an examination assessment.

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BTWA2010-00028 by ©UNICEF Botswana/2010/Christine Nesbitt.

A day with a child-headed household in Botswana

Botswana — Edwin Manda has headed his household, looking after his two brothers, Thato Manda and Thapelo Manda, since he was 19 years old. The Manda brothers lost their mother in 2006 after a stroke and subsequent illness, and their father in 1998.

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Mantswe a Bonono

Description of episodes and credits of contribution to the “Mantswe a Bonono” series broadcast on SABC 2 produced by Free Range Films.

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Eastern Cape Artists

South Africa — A portrait series of four artists living and creating art in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. The artists are Roger Gailey, Ayanda Mji, Patrice Moreti, Cher van Schouwen and Zack Taljaard.

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Portrait of Kevin Carter in The Star’s darkroom

A portrait of influential South African photographer Kevin Carter in The Star newspaper’s darkroom in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1989. Carter was an award-winning photojournalist and conflict photographer, receiving a Pulitzer Prize for his photograph depicting the 1993 famine in Sudan which drew both praise and condemnation. Carter took his own life in 1994 at the age of 33.


Portraits of Ken Oosterbroek in The Star’s darkroom

Portraits of influential South African photographer Ken Oosterbroek in The Star newspaper’s darkroom in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1989. Oosterbroek documented South Africa’s transitional years to the first democratic election that brought Nelson Mandela’s African National Congress to power and officially dismantled decades of apartheid policies. On April 18, 1994 Oosterbroek was killed when the peacekeeping force panicked under fire in Thokoza, close to Johannesburg, 9 days before the election was held.

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