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FESTAC ’77: PASS Playlist

A Festac 77 Mixtape featuring Randy Weston, Mandla Langa, Carlos Moore, The Blue Notes, Keorapetse Kgositsile, Michael McMillan, Miriam Makeba, Gilberto Gil, Tabu Ley Rochereau, Ray Lema and of course, Fela Kuti (voiced by Kolade Arogundade).

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STRAIGHT NO CHASER

Named after Thelonious Monk’s classic, Straight No Chaser was a fiercely independent […]

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Ibadan, Soutin and the Puzzle of Bower’s Tower

The jingle would survive the event, as the poetry of a battle-cry outlives a war, but that eventuality belonged in the future.

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RIP Sandile Dikeni

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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HIKIMA – a letter from Zaria

She eyed me. A thing wet around her eyes, like water from the evening rain. Lateef, she said, an incurable emphasis on both syllables: Lah-teef.

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Souffles

“This slim booklet contains dynamite,” wrote Policy in its 1966 review of […]

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MOTO

Moto was founded in 1959 in Zimbabwe’s Midlands town of Gweru as […]

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How To Be A Dictator

by Binyavanga Wainaina Rule 1 Be the richest man in your country […]

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Chronic Circulations Bibliography

The new addition of the Chronic asks: What is the African imagination […]

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The “Walking Corpse”

Thousands of Africans, physically displaced and economically disabled by postcolonial dis-order, confront […]

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EVERY JOURNEY IS A READING

By Stacy Hardy My cover is easy. There are a million roles […]

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The Emperor of Kinshasa’s Street Comics

by Nancy Rose Hunt Beginning nearly fifty years ago, in 1968, Kinshasa […]

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THE BLACK BOMB

Mamadou Diallo channels Carlos Moore, the exiled Cuban who traversed most of […]

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No Congo, No Technology

Post-disciplinary artist, Maurice Mbikayi, was born in Kinshasa, in 1974. His country […]

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PASS LANDING AT FOUNDATION CARTIER, Paris

From 17 – 19 September 2015 , the Pan African Space Station (PASS) installed our pop-up inside the gallery of Fondation Cartier,

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Pan African Space Station POP-UP at Fondation Cartier, Paris

Pan African Space Station POP-UP at Fondation Cartier, 261 boulevard Raspail, 75014 […]

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What We Did After We Lost 100 Years of Wealth

By Agri Ismaïl “World finance had, in 2008, a near-death experience.” The […]

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Roger and Me

Akin Adesokan writes in exaltation of the game of tennis, the sheer […]

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A Brief History of Monuments

By Stacy Hardy Abbasid Caliph Abu Ja’far al-Mansur, the founder of the ancient city of […]

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City Building in Post-Conflict, Post-Socialist Luanda

Burying the Past with Phantasmagorias of the Future   By Anne Pitcher […]

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Motshumi’s Country

For more than three decades, Mogorosi Motshumi has drawn comics, cartoons and […]

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Method After Fela

by Akin Adesokan   “You reckon a guy just goes and cuts […]

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Shoes

Shoeless and bible blacked, Sandile Dikeni recounts childhood kickabouts on uneven playing fields […]

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Stickfighting Days

A good sport? Olufemi Terry summons up the spirit of (K.Sello Duiker’s) Ah-zoo-ray […]

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Guilt Trips

Kai Friese interrogates the colonial fantasy that lives on in the sententious […]

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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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Rest In Peace Chiwoniso Maraire

Zimbabwean musician Chiwoniso Maraire, died on July 24, 2013, at age 37. […]

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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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Hauling Humans: a tricky business for trans-border truckers

Veteran long-distance driver, Aden, has been witness and participant in the business […]

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What’s Next

Socially conscious rhymes and hipster swag; sexy dance moves and magical mbira; […]

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We Used To Dance

Sandile Dikeni reviews We Used To Dance, an album from Andile Yenana.   Listen. […]

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The Forest and the Zoo

The Forest and the Zoo* (Aryan Kaganof with Johnny Mbizo Dyani)   […]

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Our cyborg past: Medieval artificial memory as mindware upgrade

By Ruth Evans   The philosopher and cognitive scientist Andy Clark has […]

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The Warm Up

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

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If you want to see the African Game go to a Stadium

Knox Robinson If you want to see the African Game go to […]

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Contributors

Chimurenga People include: Ntone Edjabe (publisher & editor-in-chief); Stacy Hardy (books & […]

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Chimurenganyana: Becoming Kwame Ture by Amandla Thomas-Johnson (Oct 2020)

Stokely Carmichael (Kwame Ture) was viewed by many during the civil rights […]

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BECOMING KWAME TURE – OUT NOW!

Stokely Carmichael (Kwame Ture) was viewed by many during the civil rights […]

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Nigeria’s Superstar Men Of God

Who needs the God of the bible with his promises of trials and tribulations, crosses and paths of repentance? Yemisi Aribisala listens to the sermons, counts the money, watches the high-flying life of Nigeria’s mega-preachers and wonders.

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Nigeria’s Superstar Men Of God

Who needs the God of the bible with his promises of trials and tribulations, crosses and paths of repentance? Yemisi Aribisala listens to the sermons, counts the money, watches the high-flying life of Nigeria’s mega-preachers and wonders.

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Remembering Biafra

In 1968, Nigeria’s finance minister, agricultural produce mogul Obafemi Awolowo declared: “Starvation is a legitimate weapon of war, and we have every intention to use it against the rebels.”

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WHO KILLED KABILA: CAST OF CHARACTERS

The cast list of actors and character who make an appearance in the issue includes everyone from Ché Guevara and psychiatrist, political theorist and Frantz Fanon, to Rashidi Muzele, the assassin who pulled the trigger and many more.

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POETS WITH GUNS: A CONVERSATION WITH CHIRIKURE CHIRIKURE

Chirikure Chirikure means “that which is far is very far.” He is […]

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Crossroads Republic

The Nigerian superstar bandleader Fela Anikulapo-Kuti hosted a covert summit meeting in the summer of 1977.

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THE CRICKET – BLACK MUSIC IN EVOLUTION

The editorial in the first issue of The Cricket spells out the […]

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PAN AFRICAN SPACE STATION –  THOMAS SANKARA 31 YEARS ON

On October 15, 1987, Burkinabe revolutionary idealist and Pan-Africanist, Thomas Sankara was […]

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Home draft July

——                  THE INVENTION OF […]

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PORTRAITS OF POWER

The president’s portrait holds a venerable position in post-independence Zimbabwe. Not unlike […]

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OF TOTEMS, HISTORY AND POLITICS

In Shona cosmology, people are understood to be more than the sum […]

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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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