Michel Bega

Compiled by Michel Bega

Multimedia Editor


24 hours in pictures, 11 April 2024

Our Picture Editors select the best news photographs from South Africa and around the world to bring you a visual snapshot of the day's events.


A member of the uMkhonto we Sizwe
A member of the uMkhonto we Sizwe (MK) security personnel poses for a portrait in the Johannesburg High Court ahead of the private prosecution trial, where former South African President Jacob Zuma is suing South African President Cyril Ramaphosa over a leaked medical report linked to a 1990s arms corruption trial, in Johannesburg on April 11, 2024. (Photo by EMMANUEL CROSET / AFP)
A Muslim volunteer at the Saaberie Chishty Mosque
A Muslim volunteer at the Saaberie Chishty Mosque prepares meals to be distributed in a charity food distribution for the Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr in Lenasia, on April 10, 2024. (Photo by MARCO LONGARI / AFP)
This aerial view shows Muslims as they attend the Eid-Gah
This aerial view shows Muslims as they attend the Eid-Gah, the prayer on the morning of the Eid Al-Fitr celebration which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan in Eldorado Park, south of Johannesburg on April 11, 2024. (Photo by Shiraaz MOHAMED / AFP)
This handout picture released by the Russian Roscosmos
This handout picture released by the Russian Roscosmos space agency on April 11, 2024 shows a heavy-class Angara-A5 rocket blasting off from the launch pad of the Vostochny cosmodrome in the Amur region. (Photo by Handout / ROSCOSMOS / AFP)
Four Freedoms Awards in Middelburg
Brazilian Minister of Indigenous Peoples Sonia Guajajara (R) receives the Four Freedoms Award from Melati Wijsen for freedom from want, one of the four fundamental human rights according to former US President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, during the presentation of the Four Freedoms Awards in Middelburg, the Netherlands, 11 April 2024. These prizes are awarded annually to freedom fighters, also known as laureates. Picture: EPA-EFE/REMKO DE WAAL
The fresco 'Deposition of Christ' in Naples is being restored
Restoration works are underway at the fresco ‘Deposition of Christ’, attributed to Simone Papa known as ‘The Modern’ in the church of Santa Maria la Nova in Naples, Italy, 10 April 2024. Picture: EPA-EFE/CIRO FUSCO
Ultra orthodox protest against army recruiting in Jerusalem
Ultra Orthodox Jews during a protest against army recruitment outside the military recruitment office in Jerusalem, 11 April 2024. Israel’s Supreme Court gave the government an 01 April deadline to present a plan to withdraw military service exemption for ultra-Orthodox Jews studying full time in religious seminaries. After the government on 28 March asked for a 30-day extension, the Supreme Court issued an interim order to stop government funding for religious students starting 01 April. Picture: EPA-EFE/ABIR SULTAN
Participants prepare to fly hot air balloons
Participants prepare to fly hot air balloons during the traditional hot air balloon festival, an annual event since 1950, during the Eid al-Fitr holiday celebrating the end of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan, in Wonosobo, Central Java on April 11, 2024. (Photo by DEVI RAHMAN / AFP)
Guatemala president issues natural disaster declaration as forest fires continue on
A man walks through a landfill area affected by the forest fires in Villa Nueva, Guatemala, 10 April 2024. The president of Guatemala, Bernardo Arevalo de Leon, issued a state of natural disaster declaration due to the forest fires that continue to burn across the Central American country. Picture: EPA-EFE/DAVID TORO
Sao Paulo Fashion Week
A model gets make up prior a show with creations by Lino Villaventura fashion house during the Sao Paulo Fashion Week at Shopping JK Iguatemi in Sao Paulo, Brazil, 10 April 2024. Picture: EPA-EFE/Sebastiao Moreira
Athletic Bilbao players
Athletic Bilbao players sail on board ‘La Gabarra’ boat during the celebration of their trophy of the Spanish Copa del Rey (King’s Cup) in Bilbao on April 11, 2024. The boat is an emblem of the triumphs of Athletic Bilbao, since in it they celebrated winning the Liga in 1983 and their double victory, in the Liga and in the King’s Cup, in 1984. (Photo by ANDER GILLENEA / AFP)

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