On Saturday the 29th of July 2017 the Nigerian police arrested 42 LGBT persons at a party in Owode Onirin in Lagos State. On a picture in one of the local newspapers that covered the story Ayϙ Adéné recognized a friend he had met ten years ago.


This year's Afrovibes trade mark logo is designed by illustrator, photographer and art director Modise 'Blackdice' Sepeng from Alexandra, Johannesburg. As he writes in his bio his works 'simplistically adapts liberation heroes like Steve Biko and Madiba to current con texts of cool.'


The Case of Siba Nkumbi / Racism?

Blog / By Evelyn Groenink and Bart Luirink

Siba Nkumbi and her South African friends, members of Zanele Muholi's crew, don’t doubt it: the airbnb owner who pushed Nkumbi down the stairs in Amsterdam on Saturday July 8th is a racist.


Last Friday's opening of Zanele Muholi's exhibition at the Amsterdam Stedelijk Museum saw hundreds of art lovers and friends of the South African 'visual activist' attending the ceremony.


The AIPC in the news

Blog / By ZAM Reporter

The AIPC got quite a bit of publicity from the release of its first investigation of 2017.


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).


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


New photo book by Yasser Booley

Blog / By ZAM Reporter

ZAM latest Photo Editions covers the work of Capetonian photographer Yasser Booley. This is a result of the collaboration between ZAM, the photographer, his curator Joan Legalamitlwa and Africalia. The visuals are chosen from Booley's recently published collection, South Africa at Liberty, an Africalia edition.


ZAM story in De Groene

Blog / By ZAM reporter

A Dutch version of the story ‘Child abuse in the name of voluntourism, initiated by members of the ZAM network, was published by respected weekly De Groene Amsterdammer this week.


It’s a lesson the fake news brigades around the world should take to heart: in Nigeria, an attempt by the army to stop the country’s brave and ethical news platform the Premium Times from reporting truthfully and accurately has failed spectacularly.