Jean-Pierre Kepseu: Mount Cameroon Race of Hope

Jean Pierre Kepseu is a freelance photojournalist based in Yaounde, Cameroon. He has worked with Africa Media Online for many years, building up a collection of stock photography from Central Africa.  Kepseu is our featured photographer this week is. When we asked him what images he would like us to highlight he sent though these images from the Mount Cameroon Race of Hope “ASCENSION DU MONT CAMEROUN 2016” – the images focus on an incredible woman, Sarah Etongue, who is a mother of seven and clinched the title for the 6th time this year.
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Kepseu has also worked with numerous organisations over the years such Le Groupe Jeane Afrique, Afrique Magazine International, Panafrican News Agency (Panapress) and People Magazine. He has done many assignments for “Forbes Africa” magazine and NGOs such as Greenpeace International and GIZ. He has also covered the last two World Cup football events in South Africa in 2010 and Brazil in 2014. He works on a variety of subjects including news and features, portrait and reportage.
In 2002 he exhibited at the Goethe Institute in Yaoundé on the history of Cameroonian football since 1923. He won the first prize Fujifilm African Press Awards category sport in 2003. More recently his exhibition entitled ” Regard sur le football Camerounais” was displayed at the French Institute of Yaounde and in major streets of the city.”
Kepseu’s interest in development and justice has led him to establish the “Cameroon Association of Humanitarian Photojournalists.”
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