Press photo competition open [East Africa]

Visual storytellers in Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda can compete for an award.

The Uganda Press Photo Award (UPPA) is accepting entries. The contest has six categories: news, daily life, environment, people, and sports and urban.

The contest includes the East African Photography Award (EAPA), which is open to citizens of  Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda.

There is also the Young Photographer Award (YPA) for Ugandan citizens ages 21 to 28.

The winners will receive Canon equipment and other prizes, including opportunities to showcase their work and mentorship for the young photographer awardee.

The competition is run by the FOTEA Foundation, in partnership with the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Uganda, Canon Central and North Africa and others.

The deadline is Aug. 1.

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Author: hannatu mato

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