Walking around in West Bay in Doha, Qatar with my Xperia Z in hand. Images are shot and edited on the phone.
“So what we’re talking about here is human rights. The right to live like a human. The right to live, period. And what we’re facing in Africa is an unprecedented threat to human dignity and equality.” – Bono
“Africa is a continent in flames. And deep down, if we really accepted that Africans were equal to us, we would all do more to put the fire out. We’re standing around with watering cans, when what we really need is the fire brigade.” – Bono
“The fact is that ours is the first generation that can look disease and extreme poverty in the eye, look across the ocean to Africa, and say this, and mean it. We do not have to stand for this. A whole continent written off – we do not have to stand for this.” – Bono
“Africa and its people are the most written about and the least understood of all of the world’s people. This condition started in the 15th and the 16th centuries with the beginning of the slave trade system. The Europeans not only colonialized most of the world, they began to colonialize information about the world and its people.” – John Henrik Clarke
Out of almost 60,000 people who fled the Central African Republic across the Oubangui River to the Democratic Republic of Congo, more than 29,000 live in refugee camps – about one-third of whom are under the age of 18.
Around Libenge, a town in Sud-Ubangi District in the Democratic Republic of Congo . Walking around the dirt streets of the town, I was drawn by the figure of this child just daydreaming in the door of his house. I wish I knew what was he thinking about !
Around Libenge, a town in Sud-Ubangi District in the Democratic Republic of Congo . Another child I photographed walking around the dirt streets of this little town. I was surprised he wasn’t that curios about me and my equipment as he took a good look at me before I took the shot -maybe he was just a bit shy
Zongo, DRC. The child of a refugee from Bangui, the capital city of the Central African Republic, playing in the crowded yard of the local Imam. The Imam provides assistance and support to the Muslim refugees that made their way to Zongo and live with host families.