1. Nigeria | Journalist and peace maker under fire

    Nigeria | Journalist and peace maker under fire

    Chronicle #25 / By Evelyn Groenink

    Journalist and peace activist Ahmad Salkida, who reported the Boko Haram tragedy since 2006 and was vilified for it, is once again ‘wanted’ in Nigeria after publishing a video that allegedly shows the kidnapped Chibok girls.


  2. The Good Civil Servants

    The Good Civil Servants

    Chronicle #21 / By Anas Aremeyaw Anas, Theophilus Abbah and Benon Herbert Oluka

    Conscientious officials and their fight against corruption.


  3. The Siren Call

    The Siren Call

    Chronicle #19 / By David Dembele, Hamza Idris, Muno Gedi, Bram Posthumus and Kenya correspondent

    Let down by ruling elites, it is difficult for youth in East and West Africa to withstand the ‘siren call’ of jihadi movements.


  4. The Fairtrade chocolate rip-off

    The Fairtrade chocolate rip-off

    Chronicle #0 / By Forum for African Investigative Reporters

    West-Africa | Expensive 'fair' chocolate does not benefit cocoa farmers


  1. Mario signing. Photo by: Jan-Wouter Stam

    In a subtle by-the-way, Mozambican photographer Mario Macilau taught his packed audience at ZAM at the Amsterdam launch of his book an interesting lesson. Once a streetkid in his country's capital Maputo, Macilau made a living begging and washing cars. “We never wore the pretty clothes that were donated to us. People give less money to well-dressed street kids”, he says.


  2. Hunting Season

    Hunting Season

    Chronicle #23 / By Lázaro Mabunda

    It's two-and-a-half thousand dead rhinos vs. three-hundred-and-sixty-three dead poachers in the Kruger Park


  3. The Uneasy Truths Project

    The Uneasy Truths Project

    Chronicle #24 / By Evelyn Groenink

    The six cross-border investigations done by AIPC-ZAM teams ​shatter some dominant narratives.


  4. Tobacco mafia’s infiltration of South African state led to purge of good civil servants

    A giant data leak from within the South African tobacco industry presents evidence of large-scale infiltration by the tobacco mafia of the South African police, justice and secret services. The documents, leaked last week by whistle blowers from within the private ‘big tobacco’ -paid research agency Forensic Security Services (FSS) and tweeted from @EspionageSA, show in detail how scores of state officials (171 in total) were paid to sabotage competitors in the tobacco sector.


  5. South African tobacco spies, part II

    An apartheid assassin and many former secret service agents conspired against law enforcement in South Africa together with ‘big tobacco.’