Undercover with Quack Doctors

They defraud, kill and maim their patients By  Anas Aremeyaw Anas Quack ‘doctors’ roam free in many African countries. Their victims are those who can’t afford the expensive clinics frequented by the elite, predominantly among them desperate girls and women seeking outlawed abortions. Two investigative journalists, Anas Aremeyaw Anas (Ghana) and Rosemary Nwaebuni (Nigeria) went … Read more…

Chasing Thunder

A Ghanaian photographer joined the hunt for a ‘most wanted’ pirate fishing ship. By Selase Kove-Seyram Crime, exploitation, fish poaching and other forms of piracy pervade the high seas. Ghanaian photographer Selase Kove-Seyram joined a New York Times reporting project on this and found himself chasing a mammoth pirate fishing ship on rather wobbly legs. … Read more…

No Hearts, No Minds

A new ZAM-AIPC transnational investigation shows that a “war-only” strategy creates more and more terrorists in East and West Africa. A ‘hearts and minds’ approach aimed at dialogue with vulnerable populations seems desperately needed to fight the ‘siren call’ of violent religious fundamentalist movements, but is absent. In No Hearts, No Minds. The War on … Read more…

More From the Series

CHAPTER 1: THE LAST RESOURCE, THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO | DISEASE AND REPETITIVE ABORTIONS

CHAPTER 2: THE LAST RESOURCE, KENYA | Fighting for daily life

CHAPTER 3: THE LAST RESOURCE, LIBERIA |Surviving amid predators and hunger

CHAPTER 4: THE LAST RESOURCE, MALI | Exposed to evil

CHAPTER 6: THE LAST RESOURCE, SOUTH AFRICA | Apartheid and the useless men in our lives

CHAPTER 7: THE LAST RESOURCE, UGANDA | A very public secret

CHAPTER 8: THE LAST RESOURCE, ZIMBABWE | After dark

CONCLUSION