Rest in peace Sandile Dikeni – poet, brother, comrade, a voice of truth and dissent and long time contributor to Chimurenga. We pay respect with this archive of his writing published by Chimurenga.
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by Akin Adesokan “You reckon a guy just goes and cuts […]
t would be a very idiosyncratic Harlem! Years ago when I was a teenager I did a course where they had us make maps of places, highlighting what drops out just based on personal experience of a place. I think of this book very much like that – a personal map of the places I went or that caught my eye.
I have always felt the need for Africa, Asia and South America to learn from each other. This south-to-south intellectual and literary exchange was at the center of the Nairobi Literature debate in the early sixties, and is the centerpiece of my recent theoretical explorations, in Globalectics: Theory and the Politics of Knowing.
wani? Manuscript Project, Kwani Trust’s new literary prize for African writing. Including contributions from Aminatta Forna, Leila Aboulela, Ellen Banda-Aaku and Helon Habila, the articles offer advice and inspiration for developing your novel manuscript over the next 2 months. In this, the first article in the series Aminatta Forna explores where the ideas for novels.
A once-off edition of a speculative, future-forward newspaper that travels back in […]
In the half-century to come, one aspect of the role of intellectuals, cultural practitioners and African civil society will be to help in articulating a concept of democracy that takes the current struggles as a point of departure, and in addition to ‘internationalise’ the question of African democratisation
What could the curriculum be – if it was designed by the […]
Everyone has their Indian The latest issue of the Cape Town based […]
#12 : An all-faxion issue on black technologies no longer secret. It […]
Features a heady mix of words and images that give voice to […]
The new issue of Chimurenga is about football. And politics. But no, […]
For this one we trawled the globe for ink artists/wordists to give […]
An exploration of a love-hate, admiration-envy, awe-disappointment relationship with “Nigerianess”; Features the […]
A collection of musings – in words, images and sounds – from […]
A series of conversations, real and imagined, on the “pitfalls of national […]
An issue inspired by the life and work of Bessie Head. Including […]
On desire and its discontents. Featuring a new adaptation of Yambo Ouologuem […]
“Mandela was not the only head of state taken in by Koagne. […]