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Laugh it Off

From: “Mandisi Majavu” To: chimurenga@panafrican.co.za Subject: laugh it off/young capitalists/samething? Below is […]

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The Power of Wikipedia: Legitimacy and Control

The most astonishing global source of knowledge has the power to act […]

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The First Lady Syndrome

Mama Chantal Biya Yves Mintoogue* traces the nepotism and political patronage that […]

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Manufacturing the post-election peace: A reporter’s 2013 election diary

Parselelo Kantai watches as NGOs, the media and the state rally together […]

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Threatening the Hormonal Stability of Imbeciles

Born in Honduras in 1957 and raised in El Salvador, Horacio Castellanos Moya is […]

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Dance of the Infidels presents: Nollywood Confidential

starring: Zeb Ejiro, Ajoke Jacobs, Tunde Kelani, and Aquila Njamah Andy learned […]

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Authority Stealing: The business of crime writing in Kenya, India and Nigeria

  Kenya In pursuit of some scriptwriter talent, Billy Kahora discovers that […]

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A Fieldguide for Female Interrogators

by Coco Fusco (illustrations: Dan Turner)     This graphic story previously […]

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Call for an Archive of AfroSonics

The collective improvisations of black America – and their profound impact on poetry and sound – are near impossible to find in the annals of US academe. In fact, their absence is as stark as the control of archiving is white, writes Harmony Holiday.

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Is Biko’s legacy being besmirched?

In October 2002, 25 years since Stephen Bantu Biko‘s death, poet James Matthews penned […]

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San Pedro V: The Hope I Hope

Identity, politics, rock ‘n roll, soap operas and sentimental songs; humor, hysteria and […]

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The Life and Death of Media

There are thousands of people who are paid to invent and publicise […]

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The Death of Jacob Dlamini

Political analyst, Jacob Dlamini, argues that the death of another so named […]

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The Test

  Read the following text carefully: “Know thyself, thus says the quotation […]

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Chicken Core: The Rise of Kings

SporeDust is a young animation studio, still a rare species in the […]

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The Adventures of Dr Evil in Dakar

  President Abdoulaye Wade recently claimed intellectual property rights of the “African […]

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The Warm Up

The xenophobic violence sweeping many communities in the past weeks is not […]

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Black Like Us

Tunde Giwa recalls the comics of 1970s Nigeria with a nod to […]

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Sortir de la grande nuit. Essai sur l’Afrique décolonisée

Norbert N. Ouendji interviews Achille Mbembe before Afropolitanism (circa 2010) « Sortir de […]

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Calabash Afrobeat Poems

by Dike Okoro Ikwunga Wonodi is not a new face among Afrobeat […]

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