African Photojournalism Database
Lilongwe, Central Region, Malawi
Amos is a Malawian International Freelance Photojournalist with more focus on documentary and news. In documentary photography he has dealt much with humanitarian organizations globally. He has also done some aerial photography assignments.
He has worked as a staff photographer for Malawi’s two biggest and most prestigious print media houses; Blantyre Newspapers Limited (BNL) from April 1998 to September 2004; and Nation Publications Limited (NPL) from December 2004 to August 2012. He is Malawi’s Photo-Correspondent for Agency Agence France Pressè (AFP) / Getty Images.
He also does commissioned assignments for local and international agencies.
Bild Newspaper of Germany (2009); British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) (2009); MTV Staying Alive Foundation- UK charity (2010); Ministry of Tourism in Malawi (2011); Save the Children International's Headquarters (2011, 2012, 2013); European Commission (2013); Food and Agriculture Organisation-FAO (2013); World Health Organization’s (WHO) Headquarters in Geneva (2015); SHOPS PROJECT, USA, (2015)
.Diploma in Professional Photography- Blackford Centre for Professional Photography, UK (2013).
.Certificate in International Photojournalism- World Press Photo, 2009-2010.
.Diploma in Photography- Institute of Photography, Pretoria, South Africa (1995) and others.
>2015 Overall winner of the USAID Malawi Photo Contest.
>2011, 2009, National Media Institute of Southern Africa (Malawi) Photojournalist of the Year.
2009 Joint Award Winner of the NAMISA Human Rights Journalist of the year;
2009 Joint NAMISA Overall Journalist of the year;
2009 TNM Super League Photojournalist of the year;
World Press Photo Africa Media on the Road to 2010 and beyond ‘All Star Team’ 2009;
1999 Malawi Press Photographer of the Year.
- Breaking news
ST.PETERS ANGLICAN CATHEDRAL IN LIKOMA
An aerial view of St. Peters Anglican Cathedral in Likoma Island, North of Malawi pictured July 16, 2011. PHOTO MALAWI MINISTRY OF TOURISM/AMOS GUMULIRA
Malawian boy yawns in front of national flag
A boy yawns in front of the Malawi national flag at Chileka International Airport's waving bay, in the Commercial Capital, Blantyre October 2, 2008. PHOTO AMOS GUMULIRA
MALAWI PRESIDENT BURRIED IN MAUSOLEUM HE BUILT
Malawi Defence Force pallbearers march with the casket of the remains of the country's President Bingu wa Mutharika, on a gunship, during his funeral at his final resting place 'Mpumulo wa Bata' (Peaceful Rest) mausoleum which he built for his late wife Ethel and himself at his Ndata Farm in his home district of Thyolo, Southern Malawi, April 23, 2012. AMOS GUMULIRA