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Mohamed Amin and family at the White House with George Bush

Mohamed Amin

Mohamed Amin Foundation

Mohamed Amin Foundation
Nairobi, Kenya

Mohamed Amin's compelling pictures of the Ethiopian famine were the inspriation which persuaded the US government to pledge an immediate two billion dollars of aid for Africa. In 1985, Mohamed Amin, Dolly Amin and Salim Amin were guests at a White House ceremony when Vice President George Bush officially presented the cameraman with a symbolic cheque the coutnry's massive donation. Kenya's renowned photojournalist Mohamed Amin, also known as 'Six Camera Mo' was best known as a great frontline photojournalist, but he spent more time documenting his country’s beauty, wildlife, culture, people and leaders than anything else. Mo managed to use his cameras for more than a generation to bring East Africa’s most powerful stories into world view.

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  • Title: Mohamed Amin and family at the White House with George Bush
  • Creator: Mohamed Amin
  • Location Created: White House, United States
  • Type: Photograph
  • Rights: Camerapix

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