Pan-African photo competition, “The World Is Our Lab” By IBM Research Africa

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IBM Research Africa have launched a Pan-African photo competition dubbed “The World Is Our Lab”. The competition runs until January 31st 2013.

The competition has two submission tiers:

a)   Main competition for amateur, semiprofessional and professional photographers – They have to register on the photo competition website and submit their photos, which must adhere to certain specifications.

b)  Social media competition – Users will be assigned a different task every two weeks to highlight different things in their part of Africa under the hashtag #IBMResearchAfrica. Every week, Mutua Matheka will highlight some of the best photos that have been submitted for the task.

The three categories of the competition are

  • African Grand Challenges
  • African City Systems
  • African Innovation

The prizes for the main competition include:

Click here to read more on how to enter.  For more information on the competition, visit The World is Our Lab

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Kennedy Kachwanya
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