Through The Lense: Iconic Photojournalism In Africa

By Joburg Post

Photojournalism is a particular form of journalism that employs images in order to tell a news story. This series of photos is dedicated to iconic images taken by renowned photojournalists that have captured some of the struggles faced in Africa, this can be seen as a depiction of an artistic expression of photography and storytelling.

 Sam Nzima

Hector Pieterson was born in 1963. He became the iconic image of the 1976 Soweto uprising in apartheid South Africa when a newspaper.

Sam Nzima

•students protested against the use of Afrikaans in school. •Hector Peterson

1956 Women’s March

Don McCullin

The impossible peace

Kevin Carter Pulitzer

Starving child and vulture- 1993

James Nachtwey

Famine in Somalia- 1992

Erberto Zani

Black World-Photo book project on illegal; 2012-2015 DRC

Juhan Kuus

1976 Exhibition recalls turbulent times

Peter Magubane

International Center of Photography

Noel Watson

Security forces with dogs hold back crowd protesting against Minister Piet Koornhof being given the freedom of Soweto, 1980.

Gille de Vlieg

Cyril Ramaphosa and Harry Oppenheimer, opposing heads of the union and the biggest mining company, 1985.


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