Poor South African Boys Find an Escape in Sandboarding

Photos by Schalk van Zuydam Every Friday afternoon, some South African boys head for the sand dunes that surround Atlantis, a poor area on Cape Town’s outskirts where drug gangs operate and shootings occur regularly.

In Rwanda, Dogs and Handlers Train to Track Poachers

Photos by Ben Curtis One dog being trained to track poachers in a Rwandan national park is nicknamed “Machine” because of his reputed stamina on a trail. Another dog is known as “Professor” because of his seemingly analytical approach when following a scent.

Tanzania Burundi Refugee Crisis

Photos by Jerome Delay  As a teenager Joseph Nakaha fled with his parents to neighboring Tanzania when ethnic-based fighting erupted in Burundi after independence in 1962. In 1972, he was a refugee again and then in 1993 when civil war broke out, he and his wife and grandchildren again fled the country.

World in Review

World in Review is a collection of five photo galleries curated by Associated Press photo editors from each region of the world: Asia, Europe and Africa, the Middle East, Latin America and the Caribbean and the United States.

Burundi’s Political Tension

Photos by Jerome Delay About 500 students spent the night outside the U.S. Embassy in Burundi’s capital, asking the U.S. for protection as street protests against President Pierre Nkurunziza’s decision to seek a third term went into went into their sixth day.

World in Review

World in Review is a collection of five photo galleries curated by Associated Press photo editors from each region of the world: Asia, Europe and Africa, the Middle East, Latin America and the Caribbean and the United States.

Close Up: Photographer Jerome Delay

Jerome Delay is AP’s chief photographer for Africa, based in Johannesburg. After working as an AP stringer in Denver, Colorado and as a staff photographer for Agence France-Presse (AFP) in Washington, DC, Delay has been on staff with the AP in a variety of roles: chief photographer in Jerusalem, staff photographer and international photo editorContinue reading “Close Up: Photographer Jerome Delay”