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Jürgen Schadeberg in 1955 with trainee photographers at Drum, Peter Magubane, left, and Bob Gosani. Both became well-known photographers. © Jürgen Schadeberg

Jürgen Schadeberg: chronicler of life across apartheid’s divides

The gift of his images lies in their depiction of the social worlds that apartheid sought to destroy, but that live on through the photographs.
Former South African President Nelson Mandela with former American world boxing champion Marvin Hagler. The undated photo was taken after Mandela’s release. Louise Gubb/GettyImages

How Mandela stayed fit: from his ‘matchbox’ Soweto home to a prison cell

Prison life is about routine: each day like the one before; each week like the one before it, so that the months and years blend into each other.
Orphan Swazi schoolboys playing soccer in a local school in Mbabane, Swaziland, in 2006. (Shutterstock)

How sport for development and peace can transform the lives of youth

Whether it's global conflicts or communities in trouble, the solutions to peace and prosperity aren't only found by government. Sports, too, can bring about much-needed change.

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