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May 27, 2008
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Violence in South Africa: Audio slideshow

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Reuters photographer Siphiwe Sibeko talks about his experiences capturing dramatic images of the outbreak of violence in South Africa.

 

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    • About Siphiwe

      "Siphiwe Sibeko is a South African photographer born in Soweto Township, west of the country's commercial capital Johannesburg. Largely a self-taught photo-journalist he received some formal training during a workshop in the city. Sibeko, winner of several prestigious awards, launched his career in 1995 when he began freelancing for South Africa's Sowetan newspaper, the mass-selling publication targeting mainly the country's black majority. He later worked for other mainstream newspapers as a senior photographer. His awards include the Steve Biko Scholarship sponsored by the Johannesburg-based Institute for the Advancement of Journalism. The award honors the late Black Consciousness leader Biko killed ..."
      Awards:
      Steve Biko Scholarship sponsored by the Johannesburg-based Institute for the Advancement of Journalism
    • More from Siphiwe

      Publications:
      UNICEF publication highlighting children and the future of mankind. MOVING IN TIME, comprising images of life in a democratic South Africa exhibited in Rome and Germany.
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