Photos by Jerome Delay The World Health Organization and its partners shipped more than 6 million yellow fever vaccines to Angola in February to quash an emerging epidemic, yet when they asked country officials the following month what happened to the vaccines, they discovered that about 1 million doses had mysteriously disappeared.
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Pictures of the Year International (POYi) announced this week the results for its annual photojournalism contest and several AP photographers were awarded prizes.
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Barack Obama, the United States’ first African-American president, has captured the imagination of people across the continent where his face shows up on billboards, backpacks, T-shirts and restaurants.
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.
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.
The National Press Photographers Association announced this week the results for its annual Best of Photojournalism contest and several AP photographers were awarded prizes.
Photos by Jerome Delay This past Sunday, photographer Jerome Delay spent the afternoon at the hippodrome in N’djamena, Chad, covering Chadian jockeys competing in their weekly races.
Photos by Jerome Delay Kellou Abakar knew she was in trouble as the contractions started not long after an Islamic extremist group attacked her town in Nigeria.
Photos by Jerome Delay When 2-year-old Emile Ouamouno caught a fever, started vomiting, passed blood in his stool and died two days later, nobody knew why.
Our ghosts are with us, for all to see. All we need do is look carefully.
Photos by Jerome Delay The current Ebola outbreak has spiraled into the highest number of cases on record.
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”