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WRITING AS AN ACT OF GENEROSITY

MAMADOU DIALLO All of our current texts in English or French were, […]

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The Making of the Impossible

Review by GWEN ANSELL October: The story of the Russian revolution China […]

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PORTRAIT OF MYSELF AS MY FATHER

A CONVERSATION WITH NORA CHIPAUMIRE Born in Mutare, Zimbabwe, and based in New […]

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NATIONAL HEROES ACRE II & III

National Heroes Acre II Photographs by Jekesai Njikizanava National Heroes Acre II […]

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KÀDDU- THE ECHO OF DISSONANT DISCOURSE

Ibrahima Wane Translated by David Leye When it was published by Présence […]

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CHEIKH ANTA DIOP – AN AWAKENING

Ayesha Harruna Attah recounts a voyage of discovery that begins from a […]

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To Defend and to Question

Zinedine Zidane has described him as “the greatest footballer of all” and […]

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English Language Visa

by Keorapetse William Kgositsile Some years back, when writers like Ngũgĩ wa […]

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An Essay on Uneven Ribs: a Prelude

by Taban Lo Liyong [from Frantz Fanon’s Uneven Ribs ] 1 Bill […]

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Blame Me On History

Atiyyah Khan is a writer, researcher and arts journalist based in Cape […]

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The Sahara Is Not A Boundary

Stacy Hardy is a writer and senior editor at Chimurenga. She is […]

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How To Cook Your Husband The African Way

Stacy Hardy is a writer and senior editor at Chimurenga. She is […]

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A Letter from a Homeless Prodigal

Emeka Ugwu is a Data Analyst who lives in Lagos, Nigeria. He […]

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Penpoints, Gunpoints, and Dreams:

From the earnest hustle of our elders in writing during the 1960s […]

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Calabar Winch

By Akin Adesokan I When the goddess of happy accidents stumbles on […]

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The Complete Gentleman

In London Kamwendo’s interpretation of Amos Tutuola’s sly satire of spectral global capitalism […]

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The Art of Suspense

Lidudumalingani Mqombothi revisits the football matches of his childhood, when radio, not […]

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The Invention of African Football

Moses März documents his fleeting orbit of the “African” football scene, from […]

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A Fine Madness

By Masande Ntshanga  Here’s how this starts: halfway through Mishka Hoosen’s debut […]

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Politics of Betrayal

Using historian and author Jacob Dlamini’s latest work as a backdrop, Bongani […]

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