1. 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.


  2. 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.


  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. Sans titre. Photo:  Maxence/Flickr

    The Omerta of Ivory Coast

    Chronicle #30 / By Selay Kouassi

    “You won’t find anyone talking to you about these programmes,” says Amadi Sidiné, whose shop alongside the main road in Duékoué, among the street’s many vegetable stalls, sells everything from cans of tomatoes to light bulbs.


  1. 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).


  2. Photo of the exhibition 'Goede Hoop. Zuid-Afrika en Nederland vanaf 1600'. Photo: Rijksmuseum

    An exhibition revisiting the relationship between The Netherlands and South Africa in the Amsterdam Rijksmuseum elicited much controversy. 


  3. Photo from when Kathrada was in a hospital in Joburg, Eyewitness news. Photographer unknown.

    The dream that lives at a funeral

    Chronicle #28 / By Evelyn Groenink

    No one would have thought that it would be Kgalema Motlanthe, -decent, non-descript, perhaps even boring, former South African president Kgalema Motlanthe-, who would issue the call to arms for South Africans to get rid of Jacob Zuma’s mafia state.