Using photography to give voice to their narratives, the members of the Ilizwi Photo Club in Khayelitsha are finding a creative outlet to express their issues. They are able to raise social awareness in their communities and ultimately become advocates of change.
Angola, Kenya and Uganda came out tops in the Africa Agility photo competition. The aim of the contest was to encourage amateur and professional photographers to capture development in Africa in three categories: cities, industry, and technology. Uganda's Mohsen Taha was named the overall winner.
Photographers could win up to $4 000 in this year's Africa Agility photo competition. The aim of the event is to show positive aspects of the continent to counter-balance the many negative perceptions people have of it.
October is the month for print media, photographers and web journalists to apply for accreditation for the 2010 Fifa World Cup final draw week, a four-day event to be held in Cape Town in early December.