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Le sexe de Matonge

Sony Labou Tansi À Ngalamulume, le Kinois « Nazalaka moluba. Et je peux te garantir que la Baluba est la seule femme qui est restée au Zaïre. J’entends la seule femme sur tous les plans : nous faisons bien la cuisine, nous aimons nos bébés, nous nous habillons du tonnerre, nous marchons du tonnerre, et […]

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Who Killed Kabila?

The Pan African Space Station/Chimurenga Library at La Colonie, Paris 13 December – 17 December 2018 Chimurenga returns to Paris for a 5-day intervention and installation at La Colonie. From December 13 – 17, 2017, we will install a live radio station and a research library, and host talks, screenings and performances that asks ‘Who […]

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Corpse Exhibition and Older Graphic Stories

The Corpse Exhibition and older graphic stories – a special issue of the Chronic, has won the 2017 Nommo Award for Best Speculative Fiction Graphic Novel by Africans. The Nommo Awards, founded in 2016 by the African Speculative Fiction Society (ASFS), recognise the finest fantasy or science fiction works by Africans. The ASFS is a […]

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Down the footpath

Emmanuel Iduma in conversation with photographer Akinbode Akinbiyi On a number of occasions, Akinbode Akinbiyi has said he moves quickest on foot. He says this when regarding his life as a photographer working in major African cities. Yet “quickest” contrasts with the rhythm of his work – he spends years, sometimes decades, working on a […]

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Home is where the music is

Hugh Masekela (talking to Mothobi Mutloatse) I remember we use to live on isinkwa. When we saw musicians eating fish and chips and being drunk in the streets of Johannesburg you could tell that something had been put on wax. (Laughs). We are laughing now but it’s a sad thing y’know. Gallo makes millions of […]

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