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Category Archive for 'African stories worth telling'

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

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Pyramid football

Another story from the Twenty Ten Allstar journalists is Mohamed Abdou‘s photo feature about football at Egypt’s iconic Pyramids of Giza. Purchase the full story from Africa Media Online. “Football is the most popular sport in Egypt” says Abdou. “Children, boys and young people love it and can even be found playing it in the […]

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The Twenty Ten Allstar journalists are continuing to deliver fresh stories from across Africa – and none more surprising than the photo feature by Stephen Mudiari Kasabuli in which he showcases young elephants playing football in Kenya! “The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust is a centre that mainly cares for orphan elephants. It is based at […]

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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 […]

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The focus of the photography mentoring here in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, where we’ve just finished the fourth module of Twenty Ten’s journalism training, has been on storytelling, rather than merely the technical aspects of the craft. Gilles Coulon and Michael Zumstein poured their hearts and souls into imparting as much of their knowledge in this […]

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The warm night air here in Ouagadougou, capital of Burkina Faso, invites us away from our workstations, but I see very few people lounging by the hotel’s poolside. The 33 French ‘Allstar’ print, photo and radio journalists that have converged from all parts of Francophone Africa for this, the final Twenty Ten training module, are […]

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