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The plunder route to Panama

Chronicle #32 / By Maxime Domegni, Eric Mwamba, Francis Mbala, Estacio Valoi, Lawrence Seretse, Evelyn Groenink, and Correspondent Rwanda and Burundi

How African oligarchs steal from their countries.


  1. 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


  2. 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.


  3. 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.


  4. 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.


  5. 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.


  6. Photo: Strong Cameroonian nature wins over technology by Ralf Steinbergen/Flickr

    Cameroon | The invisible trees of Bamenda

    Chronicle #30 / By Chief Bisong Etahoben

    “There were trees there,” says Patience Ndifor of the Society for Initiatives in Rural Development and Environmental Protection (SIRDEP) which receives funding from Germany, over the phone.


  7. Photo: Brickmakers' Hands by Adam Cohn/Flickr

    Uganda | The general and the naked women

    Chronicle #30 / By Benon Herbert Oluka

    Outside Peyero bar on Gulu Municipality’s Langara road in north Uganda is a car which, by the last letter on its licence plate, belongs to State House, the official residence of the president.


  8. Image: Vela Sikubhekile, 2011 ©Nandipha Mntambi/Zeitz MOCAA

    In 2011, ZAM published photographic works of Swaziland artist Nandipha Mntambo. Her work is now exhibited in the recently opened Zeitz MOCAA Museum in Cape Town.


  1. Photo by Kadara Enyeasi  Bird, 2014,  Red Hook Labs

    Q&A with Kadara Enyeasi

    Blog / By Christina Månsson

    No vintage anymore, UNSEEN shows exclusively photographic work that was made over the last three years.


  2. Image: Atang Tshikare with art works Le Bone Lebone (left)  and Maotwana Finyela (right).

    Atang Tshikare at Afrovibes

    Events / By ZAM Reporter

    Meet Atang Tshikare. The award-winning South African artist and 'creator' is this year's artist-in-residence at the Afrovibes Festival in the Netherlands.


  3. 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.


  4. Picture: De-Apart-Hate, a theatre production that explores religion and the suppression of homosexuality. Photo: Suzy Bernstein.

    In one more week the first actors, dancers, visual artists, fashion stylists and poets from South Africa, Botswana, Zambia and Congo will be arriving at the Afrovibes festival.


  5. 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).


  6. 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.


  7. Zanele Muholi in front of her Faces & Phases portraits in Stedelijk Museum. Photo: Nicole Segers

    Last Friday's opening of Zanele Muholi's exhibition at the Amsterdam Stedelijk Museum saw hundreds of art lovers and friends of the South African 'visual activist' attending the ceremony.