1967 Photo Contest, General News, Honorable mention

Roland Witschel

02 November, 1965

A mother from Goma, Congo, has taken her youngest child, who has fallen asleep, on her shoulders. Roland Witschel made this image when he visited Africa in 1965, with a delegation of German broadcasters, to attend the inauguration of a transmitting station of the broadcasting company Deutsche Welle in Rwanda. During an excursion to Goma, in neighboring Congo, he photographed this Congolese mother with her sleeping child.

About the photographer

Roland Witschel

German photographer Roland Witschel joined Deutsche Presse-Agentur (dpa) in 1961, where he worked as a photojournalist, photo editor, and later as director of photography until 1...

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