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Kenya: Boniface Mwangi never shuts up

Nadina Schwarzbeck, Alexej Getmann
December 14, 2015

Merging art and activism to create a force for social change: The Pawa-254 initiative was inspired by photographer Boniface Mwangi who showed the violence that shook the country after the 2007 presidential election.

Kenia Boniface Mwangi
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Kenya: A new era of activism

Boniface Mwangi is a successful photojournalist in Kenya. He had his breakthrough with his photos of the violence that rocked Kenya after the 2007 elections. Mwangi thereafter won several awards but instead of sitting on his success, he decided to establish a center, through which he could express his displeasure with Kenyan politics.

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