Michel Bega

Compiled by Michel Bega

Multimedia Editor

24 hours in pictures, 26 September 2023

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.

Nomvula Mokonyane, centre left, and South Africa’s First Lady Tshepo Motsepe, centre right, arrive at the unveiling of the newly renamed Winnie Mandela Drive, formerly William Nicol Drive, 26 September 2023, in Sandton. Picture: Michel Bega/The Citizen
Artist Lebani Sirenje, commonly known as Rasta, poses with some of his portraits of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela at the renaming of the former William Nicol Drive to Winnie Mandela Drive in Sandton, 26 September 2023. Picture: Michel Bega/The Citizen
Protest against proposed online safety act in Sri Lanka
Members of Sri Lanka’s Socialist Youth Union (SYU), with masks of social media logos and hands tied, perform during a protest against the proposed online safety act in Colombo, Sri Lanka, 26 September 2023. They accuse the government of attempting to restrict social media and free expression with the planned Online Safety Act. The Sri Lankan government gazetted the draft Online Safety Bill last week after getting Cabinet approval, drawing controversy from the opposition. Picture: EPA-EFE/CHAMILA KARUNARATHNE
South Korea marks Armed Forces Day
South Korean soldiers give a demonstration of their skills in the traditional Korean martial art of taekwondo during a celebration to mark the 75th anniversary of Korea Armed Forces Day in Seongnam, South Korea, 26 September 2023. Picture: EPA-EFE/KIM HONG-JI/POOL
State memorial marking 50th anniversary and ceremony for Israeli fallen soldiers of Yom Kippur war
Israeli soldiers attending a state memorial ceremony for fallen Israeli soldiers and the 50th anniversary of Yom Kippur war (1973 war) in the hall of remembrance of Mount Herzl military cemetery in Jerusalem, Israel, 26 September 2023, as Israel marks the 50th anniversary of the Yom Kippur War also known as 1973 Arab–Israeli War. The war began on 6 October 1973 on the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur when the armies of Syria in the north and Egypt in the south launched an surprise attack against Israel. The war ended 25 October 1973, and is considering to be the deadliest war in Israeli history with 2,689 Israeli soldiers killed. Picture: EPA-EFE/ABIR SULTAN
Minister of Electricity Dr Kgosientsho Ramokgopa briefs media at GCIS Auditorium, Tshedimosetso House in Pretoria, 26 September 2023, on updates on the implementation of the Energy Action Plan. Picture: Nigel Sibanda/The Citizen
Daniela Kalthoff, in charge of the mammal collection at the Museum of Natural History in Stockholm, examines a dry specimen of a Tasmanian tiger on September 26, 2023. Scientists have for the first time recovered RNA from an extinct species, the Tasmanian tiger, raising hope for the resurrection of animals once thought lost forever, Stockholm University researchers told AFP. (Photo by Jonathan NACKSTRAND / AFP)
Feast of Tabernacles preparations in Jerusalem
An Ultra-Orthodox Jewish man inspects an Etrog, or yellow citron, used during the celebration of Sukkot, the Feast of the Tabernacles, in the Ultra-Orthodox neighborhood of Mea Shearim, Jerusalem, 26 September 2023. The Sukkot feast, which begins on 29 September at sunset and ends on 06 October 2023, commemorates the exodus of Jews from Egypt some thousands of years ago. Picture: EPA-EFE/ABIR SULTAN
Activists protest over Supreme Court's order on Cauvery water dispute
Indian police detain a woman during a protest by pro-Kannada activists against the Supreme Court’s order on the Cauvery river water dispute and Tamil Nadu chief minister in Bangalore, India, 26 September 2023. Hundreds of farmers and pro-Kannada activists staged a protest calling for a ‘Bangalore Bandh’ and Section 144 implemented across the city, following the Indian Supreme Court’s order and the Cauvery Water Management Authority (CWMA) order directed Karnataka to continue releasing 5,000 cusecs of water to Tamil Nadu for another 15 days. Picture: EPA-EFE/JAGADEESH NV
Sunset in Berlin
People walk during sunset the spiral ramp inside the dome of the Reichstag building in Berlin, Germany, 26 September 2023. The Reichstag Dome above the German parliament was designed by architect Norman Foster and it opened in 1999. Picture: EPA-EFE/HANNIBAL HANSCHKE
Dior - Runway - Paris Fashion Week Womenswear S/S24
Models present creations by Italian designer Maria Grazia Chiuri from the Dior Spring/Summer 2024 Womenswear collection during the Paris Fashion Week, in Paris, France, 26 September 2023. The presentation of the Women’s Rear-To-Wear collections runs from 25 September to 03 October 2023. Picture: EPA-EFE/CHRISTOPHE PETIT TESSON

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