Only 5 days to go and the world will celebrate the life and achievements of Nelson Mandela. Born on this day in 1918 in the Eastern Cape, the former political prisoner is honoured in numerous events and commemorations.
Only 6 days to go! The 2016 Mandela Day will be a worldwide commemoration of the life and achievements of one of the biggest heroes of our time.
After the European premiere at the Gataway African Film Festival (GAFF) in Ireland, Welcome to the Smiling Coast stopped in Amsterdam for an outdoor screening in front of more than 100 people. ZAM’s intern Prisca Abranches was there and summarizes the film.
Amsterdam celebrated Africa Day 2016 with an energetic Africadelic night with talks, art and music.
An amazing list of creatives is giving acte de présence at the first edition of Africadelic on Wednesday May 25, 2016 in Paradiso, Amsterdam.
Four ceramic plates by artist Ruan Hoffmann are part of a special exhibition of South African art in the Netherlands.
Last weekend A.K.A Afrikaanse Kultuurfees Amsterdam, a festival full of music, literature, film, debate and art in Afrikaans took place in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Last autumn Africalia, the Africa Platform of the Ghent University Association (GAP), Ghent University and 11.11.11 launched the photo monograph Transit — RDC in tribute to the late artist and photographer Kiripi Katembo.
Debate Afrikaans and Diversity at A.K.A. 2016.
The African Investigative Publishing Collective and ZAM’s first two investigations -on failing malaria aid and the ‘war on terror’- were met with interest worldwide.
The exhibition Society is a collaboration between Framer Framed and the Market Photo Workshop.
Kulungwana opened its first exhibition of 2016 on Thursday 18 February with "O Que Viu, O Que Vê" by Ernst Schade.
Watch the exhilarating work of Dutch photographer Ernst Schade (1949). It's on view at the Kulungwana Association at the CFM Railway Station, Maputo, Mozambique from 18 February until 17 March 2016.
"Honestly, couldn’t we have done this on Skype?” inquires one of the team members after our first meeting. Comparing notes has been a cautious and not very exciting exercise at first. We only know other team members from social media and are still getting to know one another in real life.
Throughout 2015, we published more than 70 stories in our newsletter magazine the ZAM Chronicle. These are our ten most-read magazine stories of 2015.
On 5 December 2013, Nelson Mandela passed away. His life and legacy will be commemorated at numerous events between the 5th and the 15th of December, the day he was laid to rest in Qunu, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
After the Dutch premiere of MULTIVERSE Ghana last June, it was time to bring back the movie to where it belongs.
ZAM will be present at the annual Africaday in Amsterdam, the Netherlands on Saturday November 7, 2015. Come and meet us at our stand.
For a split second I can see the townships red dust dwirling up. Maxolisi Majozi, aka Zuluboy, starts a rhythmic monologue, mingles his rap voice with tight baselines and energetic drums at the opening night over Afrovibes, the Amsterdam based festival. The fusion between traditional township Mbaqanga music and Dutch rockers starts with slight hesitation.
The original Mandela Landscape, an art piece created by Dutch photographer and filmmaker Anton Corbijn and visual artist Berend Strik, has been sold 32.500 euro.