For the fourth edition of the 6x6 Global Talent Program, the six selected visual storytellers from Africa are:

With Lars Boering, Managing Director of World Press Photo, as chair, the online selection committee comprises:

The countries included in this global region are:

Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Dijbouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Gamba, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

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