Grants & Open Calls
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Open Call


Single images covering news topics and current affairs.

A maximum of 3 images are allowed to be submitted in this category.
Deadline: August 1, 2021


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Edward Echwalu
Freelance Photojournalist
CNN African PhotoJournalist of the Year 2012 (1st Runner Up) | Uganda | Africa |

Edward is a documentary photographer and photojournalist with a wealth of experience spanning a decade, having worked across the African continent. As a photojournalist, a writer and blogger, he has covered major and historical events around... read on
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Georgina Goodwin
Documentary photographer
Canon Ambassador + Women Photograph

BIO Georgina Goodwin is a documentary photographer and Canon Ambassador born and based in Kenya. Her work focuses on women, refugees, social issues and environment, and she works regularly with Agence France-Presse and UN Refugee Agency. Georgina... read on
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Paul Botes
Picture Editor for The Mail & Guardian

Career History Picture Editor - The Continent 2020 - Present Picture Editor Mail & Guardian 2006 - Present Lecturer/ Assessor Market Photo Workshop 2010 - Present Judge Uganda Press Photo Award(UPPA) - 2019 - Present Freelance Photographer -... read on
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Sarah Waiswa

I am a Ugandan born Kenya based documentary and portrait photographer with an interest in exploring identity on the African continent, particularly the New African Identity. After getting both my sociology and psychology degrees and working in a... read on
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Mulugeta Ayene
The Associated Press AP

Mulugeta Ayene is an Ethiopian photojournalist and fine art photographer living in Addis  Ababa. While his work covers a wide range of subjects, recurrent themes in Ayene’s work are social transformations and their effects on identity... read on
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Stella Nantongo
Programme Coordinator
Uganda Press Photo Awards / UPPA

Stella Nantongo is the Programme Coordinator at the Uganda Press Photo Award . A photography enthusiast with a mostly forgotten degree in IT, Stella is passionate about ways in which photographic education sparks creativity. When she’s not... read on