French Photo Features Translated into English

The French photo features, including their captions, on Africa Media Online’s Twenty Ten website will increasingly be accompanied by English translations. Below is an example of a feature in both French and English. This photo essay, along with all other features on the AMO website, are available for purchase for publication. Please contact us with … Read More

Twenty Ten Project Dream Team photographer: Emmanuel Quaye

Here is the second post in our series highlighting some of the content produced by individual members of the newly selected Dream Team. You can go directly to Africa Media Online to view the full articles and all images and gain publishing rights to them. The ‘Allstar’ and ‘Dream Team’ journalists of the Twenty Ten Project … Read More

Twenty Ten Project Dream Team photographer: Andrew Esiebo

Over the coming weeks we will be highlighting some of the content produced by individual members of the newly selected Dream Team. You can go directly to Africa Media Online to view the full articles and all images and gain publishing rights to them. The ‘Allstar’ and ‘Dream Team’ journalists of the Twenty Ten Project can … Read More

The Dream Team

So, it’s official: the Twenty Ten Dream Team has been announced! These great journalists from all over Africa will be heading to South Africa to cover the 2010 World Cup, while the remaining Allstars will continue to cover the event from their home countries. We will feature some more of the Dream Team’s work on … Read More

Local photographer brings a national hero to an international audience

In this great photo feature, Amos Gumulira tells us all about the “Rising Striker” Chiukepo Msoway of Malawi’s national football team known as The Flames. Amos writes, “Until recently, Malawian football has been nothing to write home about. The memory of their 1984 appearance in the Africa Cup of Nations was starting to grow dim and … Read More

Footballs Made to Last

We just added this story along with the images taken by Richard Mulonga in Lusaka. The story is about an organization called Alive and Kicking Zambia which, in Richard’s words, “The company makes hand-stitched leather footballs that carry health messages on HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis. They are durable, educational and recreational. Alive and Kicking also … Read More

Football Fever on Africa's Great Lakes

Michael Nsubuga spent some time with the fishermen on the shores of Lake Victoria, one of Africa’s great ecotourism destinations, and found that football fever has found its way here. See all the images here.

An African journalist reflects on South Africa's reputation

Mark Namanya is a Ugandan sports journalist who attended the Twenty Ten Allstar training in Egypt. Ahead of his visit to South Africa next week for the FIFA World Cup draw, he reflects on what his impressions had been before he’d visited the country, and to what extent they had been shaped by the ‘Western … Read More

Lagos complete, looking to Burkina Faso

Lagos is a city to behold! It took me 4.5 hours to fly from Lagos to Nairobi last Tuesday. The previous day I had gone to see Emeke Izeze, MD of The Guardian and Gbenga Adefaye, Managing Editor of The Vanguard Newspaper in Lagos. I had left The Vanguard at 3:30 pm to take a … Read More

Letter from Lagos

Greetings from Lagos in Nigeria. We have had a productive week here. We are being hosted by Adeboye Ola and his team at the Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ) in a suburb called Ogba on mainland Lagos. Above: Downtown Lagos on Lagos Island is surrounded by a ring of highways. The longest bridge in Africa, … Read More