1. Sense making in the time of corona

    Sense making in the time of corona

    Blog / By Oyunga Pala and Bart Luirink

    Please join us in our search for new ideas, perspectives and analysis—the building blocks for a better world.


  2. Still from Stop Filming Us (2020)

    The documentary Stop Filming Us won the Dutch Movies Matter Award and received received favourable reviews [by the Dutch press]. Unbelievable, according to postcolonial media scholar Emiel Martens. ‘Postema throws the discussion about the Western view of Congo at least ten years back in time.’


  3. Remembering Binyavanga Wainaina

    Remembering Binyavanga Wainaina

    Blog / By ZAM Reporter

    The significance of Binyavanga Wainaina, the Kenyan writer who died a year ago on May 21, 2019, cannot be underestimated.


  4. Notes on Corona | Stardust

    Notes on Corona | Stardust

    Blog / By Hassan Ghedi Santur

    "I think my neighbors are dead. I peer into their windows but all I can see is darkness."


  5. South Africa | Tax and Corona

    South Africa | Tax and Corona

    Blog / By ZAM Reporter

    'The government must put itself into the shoes of its citizens and residents',  say ex SA Revenue Service employees.


  6. Statistics | Corona in Africa

    Statistics | Corona in Africa

    Blog / By ZAM Reporter

    Our friends of Nairobi based The Elephant bring the latest factual updates about the Coronavirus in African countries. 


  1. World Press Photo | The Activist Poet

    His name is Mohamed Yousif and he lives in Khartum, Sudan. Maral Noshad Sharifi traced the guy on the winning picture, made by Yasuyoshi Chiba, of this years World Press Photo Award.


  2. The Eyes of Melinda Gates

    The Eyes of Melinda Gates

    Blog / By Evelyn Groenink

    It’s going to be terrible, she says. People will be dying in the streets. Have you seen the images from Ecuador? Piles of bodies. It will be like that in Africa.


  3. Notes on Corona in Africa 2

    Notes on Corona in Africa 2

    Blog / By ZAM Reporter

    From 'let's gather and pray' in Tanzania to 'compassionate leadership' in South Africa. A continent fighting a virus in a context of extreme poverty, food shortage and homelessness. But then: why are the figures still relatively low?



  4. Notes on Corona in Africa

    Notes on Corona in Africa

    Blog / By ZAM Reporter

    A weekly overview of interesting analysis and findings on the coronavirus in Africa.


  5. 1 April 1960: Workers categorised as coloured under apartheid queue for hours for the bus at the end of the working day to return to their township homes. (Photograph by Grey Villet/ The LIFE Picture Collection via Getty Images)

    On movement, human rights and Covid-19

    Blog / By Pumla Dineo Gqola

    Meditating on human rights and the coronavirus in South Africa, Pumla Dineo Gqola posits that the landscape of freedom after apartheid has cemented an old regime of movement.