1. Photo: creative common

    African oligarchs

    Blog / By Evelyn Groenink

    Blaming only multinationals for the plunder of Africa’s mineral and other natural resources?


  2. Steve Biko Graffitti in Libradene, Boksburg in Gauteng South Africa.

    Remembering Biko

    Blog / By ZAM Reporter

    40 years ago, on the 12th of September 1977, Steve 'Bantu' Biko was murdered by the Apartheid regime in South Africa.


  3. Photo: Flickr UN Photo/Rick Bajornas, 19 April 2016, The Hague, Netherlands, Photo # 672028

    All Rise!

    Chronicle #32 / By Tjitske Lingsma

    The high ambitions of the International Criminal Court and the harsh reality.


  4. Special - No Hearts, No Minds

    Special - No Hearts, No Minds

    Chronicle #17 / By the African Investigative Publishing Collective

    Kenya, Mali, Nigeria, and Somalia | The neglected strategy in the War on Terror in Africa


  5. Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria. Photo: unknown

    Greener pastures

    Chronicle #31 / By Theophilus Abbah, Zack Ohemeng Tawiah, Benon Herbert Oluka, Muno Gedi and Anas Aremeyaw Anas

    The war for grazing lands in Africa.


  6. Photo: "They came, they made a movie, they left some latrines," by Stefan Magdalinski/Flickr

    Kenya | Gentrifying Kibera

    Chronicle #30 / By Ken Opala

    They had come, way back in the year 2000, to promise Lucianna Wanjiku, 58, that her mud shack in Soweto settlement in Kibera, Nairobi, -often called ‘the greatest slum on earth- would be rehabilitated.


  7. Scene from depleted Russia Park. Photo: Ohemeng Tawiah

    Ghana | Ghost town

    Chronicle #31 / By Anas Aremeyaw Anas and Ohemeng Tawiah

    We are in a national security crisis.


  1. Photo: 'Four Dilemmas Opening, Market Theatre ©Siphosihle Mkhwanazi.

    In December 1987, more than 300 South African artists came together in Amsterdam to perform on the cities’ stages and to discuss culture as they imagined it, in a free and democratic South Africa in the future.


  2. Photo: source twitter. Author unknown.

    Togo | Gnassingbé to-go

    Blog / By Evelyn Groenink

    An uprising against a dictator. Angry people in the streets. Seven protestors shot dead by soldiers.


  3. Photo: Girma Berta, Moving Shadows IX, 2016

    CAP Prize Winners 2017 announced

    Blog / By ZAM Reporter

    Congratulations to all winners of the CAP Prize 2017: Emmanuelle Andrianjafy (Madagascar, based in Senegal), Girma Berta (Ethiopia), Lebohang Kganye (South Africa), Fethi Sahraoui (Algeria) and Georges Senga (DR Congo).


  4. Image: Fragile Freedom, campaign image of Afrovibes Festival 2017 by Modise Sepeng

    This year's Afrovibes trade mark logo is designed by illustrator, photographer and art director Modise 'Blackdice' Sepeng from Alexandra, Johannesburg. As he writes in his bio his works 'simplistically adapts liberation heroes like Steve Biko and Madiba to current con texts of cool.'


  5. Picture: Portrait of Ruth First.  Ruth First Papers Project. The Slovo family album, Volume 1. Reproduced here with the kind permission of the Slovo family.

    On the 17th of August 1982 the South African freedom fighter, journalist and scholar Ruth First was assassinated by parcel bomb sent to her by apartheid dead squads. Thirty-five years later, First is remembered as a courageous and stubborn activist against white supremacy and male domination.


  6. Image: Campaign is being run in conjunction with the Bisi Alimi Foundation and the Access to Health and Rights Development Initiative (AHRDI). Source:.go.allout.org/en/a/free-nigerian-42/

    On Saturday the 29th of July 2017 the Nigerian police arrested 42 LGBT persons at a party in Owode Onirin in Lagos State. On a picture in one of the local newspapers that covered the story Ayϙ Adéné recognized a friend he had met ten years ago.