20 July-4 Aug 2006. The prizewinning entries in the 2006 World Press Photo contest are on display at the National Museum in Accra. This is the first time that the results of the prestigious annual photojournalism competition are on display in Ghana. The exhibition of photographs by international photographers capturing some of the most significant moments in 2005 is accompanied by a display of pictures taken by Ghanaian schoolchildren, who will also receive basic training in photography. Opening 20 July 17.30. 21 July-4 Aug 09.00-17.00.
Photo: Young Abu (7) buttons his father's collar in their shelter in a camp for amputees near Freetown, Sierra Leone. Bakarr Kargbo had both arms cut off during the civil war in 1999. Photograph by Yannis Kontos, Greece, Polaris Images.
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World Press Photo 2006.
Ghana National Museum, Barnes Road.