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Saturday 05/09/2015

Navigating unchartered waters. Discovering new terrain. Revealing inconvenient truths. See through the mist, beyond black and white. ZAM proudly presents the stories of African investigative reporters.

Chronicle

#15

18/08/2015

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Angola after Oil

Chronicle #15 / by Gustavo Costa

With no more oil money coming in, Angola’s rulers try to counter a winter of discontent by force.

18.08.2015

Parfum d’Existence

Chronicle #15 / by Lara Bourdin

Africa, Africans art exhibit in Brazil evokes slave trade, sugar cane liquor, missionary zeal and voodoo.

18.08.2015

The Bad Child Bride

Chronicle #15 / by Karimatu Anas

A forced ‘child marriage’ threatened seventeen-year old Ghanaian Felicia Anongo’s pursuit of education. Or did it?

18.08.2015

Chronicle

#14

16/06/2015

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Review | The Essops’ Unrest

Chronicle #14 / by Cornelia Knoll

Brothers in photography, Hasan and Husain Essop, unveil the shadows of Cape Town’s past and present.

16.06.2015

Alliance Française

Chronicle #14 / by Intagrist el Ansari

The French anti-jihadist forces’ new romance with Touareg rebels in the north is making Mali’s government very unhappy.

16.06.2015

Evil Medicine

Chronicle #14 / by Shaun Raviv

In the early 2000’s, two serial killers roamed Swaziland. Only one of them was human.

16.06.2015

Chronicle

#13

08/05/2015

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Unnamed Worlds and Burning Suns

Chronicle #13 / by Bart Luirink

Images that won this years’ Contemporary African Photopgraphy Prize are full of gaps and wonder.

08.05.2015

Country of Fear

Chronicle #13 / by Ignatius Ssuuna

Assassinations and thug rule underpin president’s third term bid in Burundi.

08.05.2015

The Diamond Connection

Chronicle #13 / by Tshireletso Motlogelwa

Behind Botswana’s happy and prosperous image lie some disconcerting truths.

08.05.2015

Chronicle

#12

10/04/2015

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Child Abuse in the Name of Voluntourism

Chronicle #12 / by Anas Aremeyaw Anas/ZAM

Ghana’s undercover reporters expose a ‘mommy’ who starved orphans whilst making them clap and sing for ‘voluntourists’.

10.04.2015

Kinshasa Kidnap

Chronicle #12 / by Eric Mwamba

ZAM’s Congolese correspondent Eric Mwamba returned to his home country, the DRC, illegally, to investigate the link between corruption and war. Then he got kidnapped.

10.04.2015

Review | The Supreme Price

Chronicle #12 / by Elvire Eijkman

New documentary ‘The Supreme Price’ portrays the Abiola family’s struggle for democracy and women’s rights in Nigeria.

10.04.2015

Chronicle

#11

03/02/2015

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Undercover with Quack Doctors

Chronicle #11 / by Anas Aremeyaw Anas with Rosemary Nwaebuni

Ghana | They defraud, kill and maim their patients.

03.02.2015

Born in Maiduguri

Chronicle #11 / by Evelyn Groenink

Nigeria | Some of Ahmad Salkida's childhood friends are now with Boko Haram.

03.02.2015

Chronicle

#10

18/11/2014

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Without Mandela

Chronicle #10 / by Evelyn Groenink

A country starts reflecting on itself.

16.12.2014

Chronicle

#9

09/09/2014

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Courtesy of Patrick Willocq

Diamond Heights

Chronicle #9 / by ZAM Reporter

The winners of the photography contest POPCAP14 depict secluded young mothers, traditional elders, war survivors and children playing in the canals of a diamond mine.

07.09.2014

Fighting the Devils’ Land Grab Pact

Chronicle #9 / by Chief Bisong Etahoben

How the people of South West Cameroon resisted sell-out leaders, corrupt politicians and land-grabbing businessmen.

29.07.2014

Chronicle

#8

25/06/2014

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The Rise of the Big Men

Chronicle #8 / by Nnamdi Onyeuma

Nigeria | Investigation in Niger Delta reveals the businessmen behind the kidnappings.

25.06.2014

Chronicle

#7

29/04/2014

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The fat white chicken’s paradise

Chronicle #7 / by Cecilia Cachette

The ‘smiling coast’ of Gambia is led by an insane dictator who keeps getting propped up with donor money.

29.04.2014

Chronicle

#6

17/03/2014

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The Ugandan Family

Chronicle #6 / by Barbara Among

Relatives and friends of gays hope that this law will pass them by

17.03.2014

Hunting Season

Chronicle #6 / by Lázaro Mabunda

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

17.03.2014

Chronicle

#5

22/01/2014

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Chronicle

#4

27/11/2013

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Essay | Less than a Mess

Chronicle #4 / by Bart Luirink

Strikes and protests show that South Africa is going in the right direction

27.11.2013

Report | The Desert Option

Chronicle #4 / by Emmanuel Mayah

West-Africa | Going through the Sahara and living to tell the tale

27.11.2013

Kalahari Catch-22

Chronicle #4 / by Tshireletso Motlogelwa

Botswana | Mangled between development, the desert and international 'protectors'

27.11.2013

Chronicle

#3

17/10/2013

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Food Aid Becomes Food Trade

Chronicle #3 / by Muno Mohamed Gedi

Somalia | The soup goes to the cattle, the rice to the traders

17.10.2013

Chronicle

#2

10/09/2013

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Images of Power

Chronicle #2 / by ZAM Reporters

How a photograph stains your brain.

10.09.2013

Circumcision ‘Light’

Chronicle #2 / by the Nugal Female Journalists Club of Garowe and Muno Mohamed Gedi

Somalia | “I only had a little cut and it doesn’t bother me”

10.09.2013

Chronicle

#1

25/06/2013

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Fertile Grounds

Chronicle #1 / by Theophilus Abbah

Nigeria | Boko Haram reaps what state abuse and neglect have sown.

25.06.2013

Chronicle

#0

spring 2013

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Visible Children

Chronicle #0 / by Benon Herbert Oluka

Uganda | How a community campaign did what 'Stop Kony 2012' and billions in aid money could not do.

24.04.2013

Africa in China

Chronicle #0 / by Pieter van der Houwen

African traders in Ghuangzou. Is Europe really yesterday's news?

24.04.2013