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    Depression: The Great African Horror Story

    Cape Town based photographer and founder of Organized Crime, Thembela “Nymless” Ngayi, tackles the topic of depression in young black males, with his latest series of portraits titled, The Great African Horror Story. In most African cultures depression is a condition viewed as western phenomena. African men suffering from severe despondency are often ridiculed and […]

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    The General

    Photo essay by Mary Beth Koeth. Around the eastern slopes of Mount Kenya, a 92-year-old man named Japhlet Thambu has a tea farm. I had the opportunity to visit his farm with my friend and colleague, Laura Lee Huttenbach, who has written Mr. Thambu’s biography, forthcoming from Ohio University Press in Fall 2014. In the […]

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    Occupations in Mozambique

    Photographer Filipe Branquinho captures the daily working lives of the residents of Mozambique. Occupations presents the inhabitants of Maputo hard at work. The first idea was to photograph the urban working people in their environments and to move away from the cliché of rural Africa. At the beginning, my subjects were public service employees, but I quickly […]

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    Tea Culture [FR/ENG]

    Photographer Patrick Galibert photo essay documents the culture and life behind the production of tea in Kenya. His photographers documents the daily lives of tea cultivators. La cueillette du Thé. La culture du thé vert s’accommode aux pluies régulières et au fort ensoleillement du nord du Kenya. La grande majorité des cueillettes traditionnelles se font […]

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    Safe Motherhood Malawi

    The mortality rate of mothers and children born in Malawi is staggering. The number of women who die in childbirth in Malawi is nearly a hundred times higher than the ration in the United Kingdom and other developed countries. The Safe Motherhood Malawi project was developed for Malawian mothers, educating midwives to train community-based health […]

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