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."


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.’


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.


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.


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.


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.


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?



It has been barely two weeks since the first case of coronavirus was detected in Kenya yet the ramifications of the pandemic are already being painfully felt within my community.


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.