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Uganda Press Photo Awards: Daily Life Category Best Photographs

The 5th Uganda Press Photo Awards were held last month to showcase and honour the work of talented Ugandan photographers. The awards are divided into seven categories: creative, daily life, nature, portrait, news, sport and story. This week we will showcase the last four category winners. Today we publish Mohsen Taha’s stunning photograph, voted the best image in the Daily Life Category, and the finalists of the section.

Motorcross: John Batanudde
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Uganda Press Photo Awards: Sport Category Best Photographs

The 5th Uganda Press Photo Awards were held last month to showcase and honour the work of talented Ugandan photographers. The awards are organised by the Foreign Correspondents Association of Uganda, and they are divided into seven categories: creative, daily life, nature, portrait, news, sport and story. Today we publish John Batanudde’s stunning photograph, voted the top image in the Sport Category, and the finalists of the section.

Women are symbols of fertility – they nurture the “seeds” of life. Creative Category winner: Oscar Ntege
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Uganda Press Photo Awards: Creative category best photograph

The 5th Uganda Press Photo Awards were held last month, to showcase and honour the work of talented Ugandan photographers. The awards are organised by the Foreign Correspondents Association of Uganda, and they are divided into seven categories: creative, daily life, nature, portrait, news, sport and story. Today we publish Oscar Ntege’s beautiful and imaginative photograph, voted the top image in the Creative Category.

A portrait of Zephania, a 12 year old boy from Butaleja sheltering himself from drizzles as he keeps birds away from his family's rice field. Taken on 11.04.2015. Scaring birds away from farms is a daily routine for many young people who do not go to school. Photo: Uganda Press Photo
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Uganda Press Photo Awards: Seven best photographs

This year’s Uganda Press Photo Awards winners have been announced, and seven finalists out of a long list of 130 photographers who entered the competition won the respective categories. Over 1000 images were submitted and Siraj Muyingo’s striking photograph was chosen the overall best image (Grand Prize). We publish each of the seven photographs of this year’s category winners and finalists.

Saharawi women play a fundamental role in a matriarchal society. Photo: Raffaele Petralla
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The strength of the Sahawari women

Photography is a powerful medium for the telling of untold stories – such as that of the Saharawi women of Western Sahara. While the influx of refugees into Europe has been making the headlines, the Sahawari have been living as refugees for more than four decades. Photographer Raffaele Petralla has documented the harsh reality of their daily lives in a striking series of images. This is Africa’s Jorrit Dijsktra takes a closer look.

Photographer Malick Sidibe of Mali and Literature Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka (R) attend the end of the African week at the EU Parliament in Brussels September 11, 2008. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir (BELGIUM)
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Remembering Malick Sidibé: 1936-2016

Africa has lost one of its great sons, renowned Malian photographer, Malick Sidibé, popularly known as The Eye Of Bamako. Sidibé was born in Mali in 1936 and passed away on the 14th of April 2016. He was 80 years old. Renowned for his black-and-white photography of youth and popular culture in the 1960s and 1970s in Bamako, Sidibé later focused on studio photography work. The Eye Of Bamako, indeed leaves an indelible mark and a great legacy, which will continue to inspire future generations. May he rest in perpetual peace.