Praise for Investigations

Blog / By ZAM reporter

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. 

31/03/2016

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.

23/02/2016

A Witchcraft Meeting in Accra

Blog / By Anneke Verbraeken

"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.

25/01/2016

ZAM Chronicle | Best of 2015

Blog / By ZAM reporter

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.

11/01/2016

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.

01/12/2015

Ghanaian premiere of MULTIVERSE

Blog / By Christina Månsson

After the Dutch premiere of MULTIVERSE Ghana last June, it was time to bring back the movie to where it belongs.

26/11/2015

ZAM will be present at the annual Africaday in Amsterdam, the Netherlands on Saturday November 7, 2015. Come and meet us at our stand.

27/10/2015

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.

09/10/2015

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.

08/10/2015

French economist and writer of the international bestseller Capital in the Twenty-First Century will read the 2015 Nelson Mandela Lecture at the Soweto Campus of the University of Johannesburg today, 3 October at 15:00 (local time).

28/09/2015

Swallows without borders

Blog / By ZAM reporter

ZAM & Afrovibes | Free movement and strange cultures are the subjects of South African photographer Sabelo Mlangeni.

28/09/2015

Romeo and Juliet in Johannesburg

Blog / By Cornelia Knoll

If you’re in Hamburg in October, South African Choreographer Jessica Nupen’s dance performance Romeo & Juliet / REBELLION & JOHANNESBURG will be on stage. The young South African dancers are re-telling the Shakespearean story, exploring the challenges of their young generation while moving to the beats of Johannesburgs’ lively street culture.

31/08/2015

Our latest flyer is the first of a series carrying the best of ZAM photography. Our opening shot presents Anton Corbijn's picture of Fela Kuti, made in Paris in 1981. A luta continua.

27/08/2015

Igshaan Adams, a young artist from Cape Town, is going to present his multi-disciplinary exhibition Please Remember from the 29th of August in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

26/08/2015