The Faso Dance Théâtre will perform an excerpt of Kirina at the Nelson Mandela Lecture. Librettist Felwine Sarr explores a mythical West African story that inspired the choreography.

04/02/2019

Obituary | For the Love of Wisdom

Blog / By Ayọ̀ Adénẹ́

It was the good old days, and I was a small boy smothered by the smorgasbord of sensations symbolic of the age of wonder.

22/01/2019

What would a borderless world look like? It sounds like utopia but in his essay, South Africa-based Cameroonian thinker Achille Mbeme makes the realities of borders, restrictions and the right to move denied to most people in the world look far more surreal than the alternative. 

22/01/2019

‘We shall not be silenced’

Blog / By ZAM Reporter

We are shocked by the assassination of our Ghanaian colleague and investigative journalist Ahmed Hussein Suale. 

22/01/2019

The keynote speaker at the upcoming Amsterdam Nelson Mandela Lecture has just published her first short story in the Johannesburg Review of Books. 

06/12/2018

With marches and rallies, sports boycotts and sanctions many Australians once participated in the international solidarity movement against Apartheid. An exhibition in Cape Town showcases a history more relevant than ever. 

22/11/2018

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

ZAM Board welcomes 4 new members

Blog / By ZAM Reporter

We’re thrilled to announce that the Board of our foundation has secured the vital, energetic and committed input of four new members.

08/11/2018