A Different Photographic Visualization of Africa.

About African Lens

We seek to tell the story of Africa through visual elements which captures the essence of our everyday lives. Content is contributed by you and photojournalists who travel across the continent.


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La Lutte Wrestling

Lutte Duppedrongofrillo (fr. for Traditional Wrestling) is the name used to describe related styles of West African Folk Wrestling, known as Laamb in Senegal, Boreh in The Gambia, Evala in Togo, and KoKowa / Kokawa in Hausa areas of Nigeria and Niger, or simply Lutte Traditionnelle, in Niger and Burkina Faso.
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A quick note about where things stand with African Lens and future developments.

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