The Everyday Projects
Edward Echwalu is freelance photographer based in Kampala, Uganda, with an extended reach across Africa. A graduate of Journalism and Communication at Makerere University, his work has over the years been published in distinguished media outlets globally. While biased towards social developmental issues, Edward continues to cover a wide range of breaking news stories.
He is part of an exciting crop of photographers based in Africa contributing towards changing the negative image of Africa through the @everydayafrica instagram project.
A member of the Foreign Correspondents Association of East Africa and Foreign Correspondents Association of Uganda. 1st Runner Up in the CNN African Journalist of the Year Awards 2012 (Muhammed Amin Photojournalism Award) and was Highly Commended at the CNN African Journalist of the Year Award (Muhammed Amin Photojournalism Award 2013). Also a winner of Uganda’s coveted Photojournalism price, The Cranimer Mugerwa Photojournalism Award 2009.
Below is a list of some of the clients Edward has accomplished commissioned assignments for; Disney, UN Uganda, AMEND, World Vision Uganda, Carter Centre, UNDP, UNFPA, Dan Church Aid, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, We Effect and USAID, London School of Economics, FIA Foundation, Al Jazeera, Reuters, GAME Stores, among others.
2013 - CNN Africa Journalism Awards, 2012 - CNN Africa Journalism Awards
- Breaking news