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Swaziland Through the Lens of Alf Kumalo

Alf Kumalo signs the first book

Alf KumaloWorld renowned photographer Alf Kumalo recently hosted an exhibition in Swaziland. Musa Ndlangamandla examines Kumalo’s relationship with the country:

The name ‘Alf’ is synonymous with many historic events, such as the intriguing story of South Africa’s fight against apartheid, Africa’s battle against poverty and disease and the triumph of a black boxer and athlete in segregated America.
 
Alf’s adventurous life has seen him ‘freeze through the lens’ Nelson Mandela’s first steps out of 27 years of captivity, Mohammad Ali’s victory against George Foreman in that famous ‘Rumble in the Jungle’ showdown in Kinshasa DRC, the meeting of King’s and plebeians and the general triumph of the human spirit.

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