Reform and change have at last made their affects felt even in Ethiopia, and a powerful Army, backed by an intellectual elite of youthful students and foreign educated civil servants, have taken the opportunity offered by a catastrophic famine and a period of industrial unrest – Ethiopia’s first – to change the country from something near a mediaeval feudal State to something else much more closely resembling the other nations of Free Black Africa. Kenya's renowned photojournalist Mohamed Amin, also known as 'Six Camera Mo' captured some of Africa's defining moments and photographed almost every African leader in the 20th century.


  • Title: A challenge to the Monarchy
  • Creator: Mohamed Amin
  • Date Created: 1974
  • Location Created: Ethiopia
  • Type: Photograph
  • Rights: Mohamed Amin / Camerapix

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