By chimurenga / April 1, 2019
On January 16, 2001, in the middle of the day, shots are heard in the Palais de Marbre,the residence of President Laurent-Désiré Kabila. The road bordering the presidential residence, usually closed from 6pm by a simple guarded barrier is blocked by tanks.
By chimurenga / December 1, 2017
The Chimurenga Library is a research platform that seeks to re-imagine the library as a laboratory for extended curiosity, new adventures, critical thinking, daydreaming, socio-political involvement, partying and random perusal.
By chimurenga / May 31, 2012
“Sleeking through the night city towards Hillbrow, it was Thapelo who asked […]
By chimurenga / May 30, 2012
A text and image reflection on the “Rumble in the Jungle”, the […]
By chimurenga / May 29, 2012
Yambo Ouologuem, the Malian author of Le devoir de violence and other […]
By chimurenga / May 28, 2012
On a winter’s day in 1974, a group of musicians led by […]