1. 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.


  2. Mining Company Annotates ‘Ruby Plunder’

    Mining Company Annotates ‘Ruby Plunder’

    Chronicle #22 / By Evelyn Groenink

    After the publication of our fifth AIPC-ZAM investigation, titled ‘The Ruby Plunder Wars of Montepuez,’ ZAM received correspondence from Mr Brian Cattell, a consultant for Gemfields, which –as majority partner in the Montepuez Ruby Mining company- features prominently in the story.


  3. Nigeria | Driving on the Right Side

    Nigeria | Driving on the Right Side

    Chronicle #20 / By Pieter van der Houwen

    In an act of defiance, Nigerians decided not to drive on the left side any longer. British colonialism was history.


  1. Cover of the photo book South Africa at Liberty.

    New photo book by Yasser Booley

    Blog / By ZAM Reporter

    ZAM latest Photo Editions covers the work of Capetonian photographer Yasser Booley. This is a result of the collaboration between ZAM, the photographer, his curator Joan Legalamitlwa and Africalia. The visuals are chosen from Booley's recently published collection, South Africa at Liberty, an Africalia edition.


  2. Photo by Jan Meijer

    "The unveiling of Mandela Landscape hails the beginning of an exciting partnership between the Artscape Theatre Centre and ZAM Magazine towards creative excellence."

    This is what Artscape's CEO Marlene le Roux writes in a 'thank you letter' to ZAM.


  3. Architect Kunlé Adeyemi in early 2013 in front of the Floating School under construction. Credits: Femke van Zeijl

    The rise and fall of the Floating School

    Chronicle #26 / By Femke van Zeijl

    The triangular floating structure was a beacon on the Lagos Lagoon. But after the Floating School collapsed, many questions remained unanswered. Was the building project on the Lagos Lagoon really the success it claimed to be?


  4. Photo: Estacio Valoi

    Friends with the General

    Chronicle #25 / By Evelyn Groenink

    How a British multinational became an apologist for a murderous regime.


  5. 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