2024 Contest Expert Talk: Africa (English)

07 December 2023

Are you a photojournalist or documentary photographer from Africa interested in entering the 2024 World Press Photo Contest?

Join our online expert talk on Thursday 7 December for information and tips on preparing your entry. The webinar will be hosted by the World Press Photo team, 2022 Contest winner Sodiq Adelakun Adekola, and 2023 Contest Africa jury chair Angela Jimu.

We will give you an overview of the 2024 Contest entry process, share insights on how to effectively submit your best work, and answer all your questions so you are ready to enter the contest. Entries open on 1 December 2023.

The expert talk will take place online over a Zoom Webinar and is free for anyone to attend upon registration. You are also welcome to submit your questions in advance by emailing contest@worldpressphoto.org, or ask them during the Q&A session at the end of the talk.

We want the 2024 Contest to be a platform that reflects the important stories that were made across the world this year. This event is part of a series of webinars organized to encourage more photographers from Africa, Latin America, Asia and Southeast Asia to enter the contest. See all expert talks. 

Thursday 7 December
Time zones

12.00 Cape Verde
14.00 West Africa
15.00 South Africa
16.00 East Africa


Free online event - Register here


Sodiq Adelakun Adekola, Nigeria, documentary photographer, and 2022 Contest winner
Angela Jimu, Zimbabwe, storyteller and co-founder and Director of the Zimbabwe Association of Female Photographers (ZAFP) and 2023 Contest Africa jury chair 
Photos (top left to right): Sodiq Adelakun Adekola presents his 2022 Contest awarded project at the Winners’ Program in Amsterdam; Angela Jimu during the 2023 Contest global jury deliberations at the World Press Photo office in Amsterdam. Photos (bottom left to right): Together with 2023 Contets global jury members, Angela Jimu (center) discusses the entries; Sodiq Adelakun Adekola at the 2022 Winners’ Program in Amsterdam. Credit: Frank van Beek, ANP.