Freelance photographer represented by Panos Pictures. Based between Europe and West Africa, available for assignments worldwide.
Hillbrow, located in Johannesburg, South Africa’s largest city, is the inner-city’s most notorious neighbourhood. Against the ever-present backdrop of crime and poverty is George Khosi’s boxing gym, one man’s attempt to bring discipline and aspiration to the youth of his neighbourhood.
Coastal and riverine erosion are not new phenomena on the Ghana coast. However, the pace of change has accelerated drastically in recent years, sweeping away homes and livelihoods and, according to some experts, foreshadowing the fate of many of West Africa’s coastal capitals as sea levels continue to rise.
Located in the desolate southeast of Mauritania, the Mbera refugee camp is home to some 70,000 Malian refugees. Predominantly Tuareg and Arab, they spoke of fleeing persecution at the hands of black Malians and the Malian army. Few were optimistic about the prospects for peace, or a safe return to their homes.