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Search results for "Billy Kahora"

We Make Our Own Food (April 2017)

In this issue, we put food back on the table: to restore the interdependence between the mouth that eats and the mouth that speaks, and to delve deeper into the subtle tactics of resistance and private practices that make food both a subversive art and a site of pleasure.

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New Cartographies (March 2015)

We understand the role of cartography as a tool of imperialism. However, in this edition of the Chronic, we ask: what if maps were made by Africans for their own use, to understand and make visible their own realities or imaginaries?

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The Chronic (April 2013)

A 48-page newspaper and 40-page stand-alone books review magazine featuring writing, art and photography inflected by the workings of innovation, creativity and resistance.

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African Cities Reader III: Land, Property & Value

The third installment of the Reader explores the unholy trinity of land, property and value – the life force of cities everywhere. In this issue António Andrade Tomás reveals the vice and violence that permeate the act of securing land and home in Luanda;

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Chimurenga 16 – The Chimurenga Chronicle (October 2011)

A once-off edition of a speculative, future-forward newspaper that travels back in time to re-imagine the present.

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RIP Binyavanga Wainaina

Binyavanga Wainaina was a friend, a Chimurenga founding father, an award winning writer, author, journalist, chef, lover, a literary revolutionary and an inspiration. We pay tribute.

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Search Sweet Country

In his first novel, and in conversation with Binyavanga Wainaina, Kojo Laing talks to a future Ghana by exposing its present, full of the jargons and certainties of one dimensional nation building.

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About Chimurenga Magazine

About Chimurenga Magazine Chimurenga Magazine is a pan African publication of culture, […]

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Nothing was impossible for a writer like him

Billy Kahora on Binyavanga Wainaina’s Work I had two first meetings with […]

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Penpoints, Gunpoints, and Dreams:

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

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We Make Our Own Food (April 2017)

In this issue, we put food back on the table: to restore the interdependence between the mouth that eats and the mouth that speaks, and to delve deeper into the subtle tactics of resistance and private practices that make food both a subversive art and a site of pleasure.

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THE CHRONIC, APRIL 2017

Food security – an industry fuelled by massive material resources and expert knowledge aimed ostensibly at managing […]

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The Second German Chronic is Here

The second German-language edition of the Chronic takes up the theme of new […]

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No Easy Truce Between Africa’s Most Powerful Brothership

By Tolu Ogunlesi On a per-person basis, South Africans drink four times […]

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Authority Stealing in Kenya

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

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African Cities Reader Three is Out Now

The African Cities Reader is a biennial publication that brings together contributors […]

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African Cities Reader III: Land, Property & Value

The third installment of the Reader explores the unholy trinity of land, property and value – the life force of cities everywhere. In this issue António Andrade Tomás reveals the vice and violence that permeate the act of securing land and home in Luanda;

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How to Eat a Forest

Billy Kahora recounts a journey into Kenya’s Mau Forest, where he confronts […]

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Pan Africanism in Katanga

In the margins of a specific history, in which land and inhabitants […]

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New Cartographies (March 2015)

We understand the role of cartography as a tool of imperialism. However, in this edition of the Chronic, we ask: what if maps were made by Africans for their own use, to understand and make visible their own realities or imaginaries?

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Buru Buru

Billy Kahora reflects on the state of the ‘estate’ of his Nairobi […]

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Not only our land but also our souls

Andile Mngxitama challenges historical and contemporary rhetoric that positions land theft in […]

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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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The Way Back Home Article

The Way Back Home On the death of a close relative, Niq […]

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The Chronic (April 2013)

A 48-page newspaper and 40-page stand-alone books review magazine featuring writing, art and photography inflected by the workings of innovation, creativity and resistance.

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Juba ‘I will make my life here’

The metronomes of ancient history, the legacy of war, the wavering prosperity […]

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The Chronic (April 2013)

  A 48-page newspaper and 40-page stand-alone books review magazine featuring writing, […]

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Chimurenga 16 – The Chimurenga Chronicle (October 2011)

A once-off edition of a speculative, future-forward newspaper that travels back in time to re-imagine the present.

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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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SOMEWHERE NEAR THE BEGINNING OF THE MATCH

By Abdourahman A. Waberi* (translated by Carolyn Shread). A small coastal town on […]

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This is a pigment of my imagination

Looking like a ‘Negro’ in India and searching for a connection has […]

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A Letter from Laura Bush

Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2005 05:43:12 -0700 (PDT) From: “Laura Bush” <laurabush@hotmail.com> […]

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The Last Angel of History

Filmmaker, theorist and co-founder of the Black Audio Film Collective (BAFC) John […]

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Onitsha Republic

Uzor Maxim Uzoatu visits the sprawling city of his childhood in the […]

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Under the rainbow rays

Dathini Mzayiya‘s new exhibition Onder die reёnboog strale (Under the rainbow rays […]

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Contributors

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

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