Olivier van Beemen

Detained and deported: Journalism has become a risky business in Benin

Benin, a former model democracy, is rapidly turning into an authoritarian state where press freedom and other civil liberties are in danger

Searching for Kwabena

His image was used to sell pineapples in Europe. But he knew nothing about it – and they got his name wrong

Is Heineken brewing a better Africa?

Multinational corporations are considered motors for development in Africa and the Dutch beer giant Heineken is often cited as one of the best examples. The reality is different and distressing

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