1. We need to talk about coffee

    We need to talk about coffee

    Arena / By ZAM Team

    We want to talk about coffee. The reason for this is the Coffee Barometer 2018’s shocking conclusion that Fairtrade does not give farmers an extra penny.

    27/11/2018

  2. Senior journalist Mildred Tuhaise (centre) refreshes her makeup during a short break in filming as her director (in yellow dress) takes her through the key points for the next segment. Image from The Network by Stuart Tibaweswa.

    Uganda | Shooting the Network

    Blog / By ZAM Reporter

    Stuart Tibaweswa, winner of the 2017 Young Photography Award (YPA), and Anna Kućma, director of the Uganda Press Photo Award, talk about the contest, a free gazette, fake news, and a yearlong coverage of the country’s prime TV network.

    22/11/2018

  3. South Africa | Why only a Nissan?

    South Africa | Why only a Nissan?

    Chronicle #38 / By Kiza Magendane

    Essay – In the late 1990s, Kiza Magendane and his uncle left their native country of Congo to start a new life elsewhere. Kiza ended up in the Netherlands, his uncle in South Africa. Nineteen years later they meet in Pretoria. 'Kiza, the South African dream does not exist.'

    08/11/2018

  1. Images: by Anton Corbijn, ZAM Volume 14, 4th issue. Caption: Fela et concert, Paris, 1981 © Anton Corbijn

    Fela, wetin you go sing about?

    Blog / By Ayọ̀ Adénẹ́

    At 80, the late Nigerian musician must be celebrated for his revolutionary message of empowerment.

    23/10/2018

  2. Budget Speech, 22 Feb 2017  Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan during the 2017 Budget media briefing held at Imbizo Centre in Cape Town. (Photo: GCIS)

    South Africa | The man who connected the dots

    Chronicle #37 / By Evelyn Groenink

    Activist Minister Pravin Gordhan, back in government, fights to bring South Africa back from the brink. Change has come but 'the contest is still on.'

    28/08/2018

  3. Photo: Flicr by Maarten

    Back to Ventersdorp

    Uncle Tom / By Uncle Tom

    An early nineties whites-only pub in Ventersdorp, South Africa, a recent meeting of the neighbourhood watch in Pretoria, a conference of the Young Liberals in the Netherlands. What’s the difference?

    02/10/2018