Imagine losing your life time investment in a flash!!

Ayuda – Help Edward
I met him a while back he’s a freelance photographer with Reuters, The Observer and Humanitarian IRIN News Agency.
Lo conocí hace un tiempo el es un fotógrafo freelance para Reuters y The Observer y IRIN News Agency Humanitario.

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Edward Echwalu - Documentary Photographer

Last week was one of the darkest in my life. And this is how an eventful and bright day suddenly went dark.

I was meant to travel to Gulu town, located about 400km north of Kampala, Uganda’s capital on Thursday morning to volunteer for a robotic training organized by my friends Solomon King and Sandra Washburn.P01

That morning, Taxi operators went on strike, protesting the increased operation fees. Transport in Kampala City was a mess. The over 5 million inhabitants of this city who primarily use public transport were held hostage. I was part of the statistic that day.P02

Sporadic riots were happening all over down town Kampala. Teargas was being fired from one side of town, bullets went off in the other. I was caught in between. For that reason, I didn’t travel. No one did.

I decided to take advantage of the situation and photographed a few exchanges…

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9 Respuestas a “Imagine losing your life time investment in a flash!!

  1. when i use firefox (like now) the music comes through, but there is no picture/screen of the player. i know, however, that dirk’s music is playing, and it makes me realize how i long to be home and painting with an hours’ long playlist devoted just to his music.

    you are always consistent, carlos. it’s always a pleasure to visit your most-recent post!

    from mindo ecuador,

  2. I hope the thieves are caught.
    It’s nice to know not everyone is so selfish and there are those who will help to replace that which has been stolen.
    You are a good friend.

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