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Photographer Alfred Kumalo dies

2012-10-21 20:33
 
Johannesburg - Renowned South African photographer Alfred Kumalo has died eNCA reported on Sunday.

He died in a Johannesburg hospital suffering from renal failure.

Kumalo, 82, was born in Alexandra, and made his name as a photographer for Drum Magazine.

In his retirement he ran and managed the Khumalo Photographic Museum in Diepkloof, Soweto.

Kumalo, who matriculated at the Wilberforce Institute in Evaton, began his working career as a journalist and photographer for Bantu World in Johannesburg in 1951. In 1956 he joined the Golden City Post as a permanent staffer.

He covered the 1976 student uprising, the State of Emergency during the 1980s, the unbanning of the liberation movements and the inauguration of South Africa's first democratic government among a host of other events during a career which spanned over more than 50 years.

Kumalo despite his advanced age still worked professionally and ran a professional photographic school in Diepkloof.

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