Africans telling the African World Cup story - in pictures, text, sound and multi-media
Africa Media Online is offering the most comprehensive pan-African features coverage of Africa's first World Cup, with over 100 journalists in 34 African countries producing in-depth, fairly timeless features relating to African football and the impact of the 2010 FIFA World Cup on African life. Over 300 features - images, text, audio and multimedia - will be produced by the Twenty Ten project. Funding from the Dutch Postcode Lottery enables this content to be available per item or on a monthly subscription at surprisingly low rates.
Over 300 productions were created in the 10-month period to the end of the 2010 FIFA World Cup. These include photo features, text articles, radio features and multimedia productions. All produced by Africans telling the story of the first African World Cup from their own perspective.
Features can be browsed or individual images searched for by keyword.
Per file - Images, audio files and multimedia files can be bought individually.
Per package - Features can be bought as a complete package.
Subscriptions - Features and all individual media from Twenty Ten can be accessed on subscription by newspapers and websites.
Training for photographic entrepreneurs:
Out of the Twenty Ten project came a free resource for professional photographers in the Majority World aimed at ensuring they can compete in both local and international markets for photography. This resource, called Shutha, can be accessed on www.shutha.org.