© Reuters/ Finbarr O'Reilly
The fingers of malnourished one-year old Alassa Galisou are pressed against the lips of his mother Fatou Ousseini at an emergency feeding clinic in the town of Tahoua in Northwest Niger, August 1 2005. Photo Finbarr O’Reilly, © Reuters

 

Reuters photographer Finbarr O’Reilly answers questions in a Qik live chat on January 14, 2009. O’Reilly covers Central and West Africa for Reuters and was awarded the World Press Photo 2005 Picture of the Year . O’Reilly discusses the situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo and photojournalism in Africa generally.

 

See the Reuters blog for his  first-person account of working in Congo and Rwanda.

 

(Thanks to Graham at the Frontline Club )

 

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Part Two: