In conversation with photojournalist Marco Longari. Interviewed by Antonella Palermo.

Who reports on the many changes of the African continent, and what kind of Africa interests the Western media? And what is the role of local journalists, especially photographers, in recounting the story of daily life? How AFP’s photo-reporting department, and that of other large press agencies, invests skills and energy on the country to train local photojournalists. Challenges and paradoxes.