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Chimurenganyana: Music Notebook by Ari Sitas (Aug 2023)

Music Notebook is at once a scrapbook, a bildungsroman, a playlist and a diary of Ari Sitas’ decade-long collaboration with the Insurrections Ensemble.

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Chimurenganyana: La Discotheque De Sarah Maldoror (March 2023)

decomposed, an-arranged and reproduced by Ntone Edjabe

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Chimurenganyana: You Look Illegal by Paula Ihozo Akugizibwe (Feb 2022)

A mediation on skin, violence, and the limits of citizenship in a country where black lives have long been brutally (mis)handled.

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Chimurenganyana: The Fear and Loathing Out of Harare by Dambudzo Marechera (Dec 2021)

A selection of never-published essays by Dambudzo Marechera with an afterword by writer Tinashe Mushakavanhu

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Chimurenganyana: Home Is Where The Music Is by Uhuru Phalafala (September 2021)

“Home is where the music is” is drawn from Keorapetse Kgositsile’s poem […]

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Chimurenganyana: Even When My Soup-curlers Slur, I Still Keep the Take by Georgia Anne Muldrow (June 2021)

A limited Chimurenganyana edition of Even When My Soup-Curlers Slur, I Still Keep the Take by Georgia Anne Muldrow is now available.

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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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FESTAC 77 BOOK (Oct 2019)

Early in 1977, thousands of artists, writers, musicians, activists and scholars from Africa and the black diaspora assembled in Lagos for FESTAC ’77, the 2nd World Black and African Festival of Arts and Culture. With a radically ambitious agenda underwritten by Nigeria’s newfound oil wealth, FESTAC ’77 would unfold as a complex, glorious and excessive culmination of a half-century of transatlantic and pan-Africanist cultural-political gatherings.

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Dakar

“Angazi, but I’m sure” is a common South African phrase. In English it means: “I don’t know, but I am sure”. It is a deliberately self-contradictory phrase that is usually spoken in prelude to a reply –

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San Francisco

Presented as part of the exhibition Public Intimacy, Chimurenga Library offered a simple system that allowed visitors to connect various items in the stacks at the main branch of the San Francisco Public Library

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Cape Town Central Library

Presented in and around the Cape Town Central Library from May 2 – June 21, the project embodied the proposition evoked by the title by “finding oneself,”

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Y MAGAZINE (THE FIRST 5 ISSUES)

 Born in 1998 out of a joint partnership between Studentwise, publishers of […]

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UNIR CINéMA

Unir Cinéma: Revue du Cinéma Africain was the first periodical entirely devoted […]

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WIETIE

First published in 1980 by Christopher van Wyk and Fhazel Johennesse, Wietie […]

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THE BOOK OF TONGUES

The guiding concept behind The Book of Tongues is the impossible. In […]

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STAFFRIDER

Borrowing its name and image from township slang for black youth who […]

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SPEAR

Spear: Canada’s Truth and Soul Magazine launched in Toronto in 1971 with […]

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SAVACOU

In 1974 Barbadian poet Kamau Braithwaite summarized the overlapping realities, the cross-cultural […]

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REVUE NOIRE

Inspired by the growing, vibrant global community of pan African artists and […]

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OKYEAME

The post-independence era in Ghana saw the rapid rise of a new […]

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MOTO

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

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MOLOTOV COCKTAIL

First published in 2007 Molotov Cocktail initially appeared to be a contradictory […]

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MFUMU’ETO

In the 1990s the self-declared “bedeaste and high priest of painting mystico-African […]

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L’AUTRE AFRIQUE

As its name suggests, The Other Africa aims to provide a different […]

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HEI VOETSEK!

“This magazine is just to say we’re out there and we don’t […]

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HAMBONE

For the last three decades, Nathaniel Mackey, an African-American writer on the […]

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GLENDORA REVIEW

Glendora Review was conceived in an atmosphere of intellectual crisis following the […]

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ECRANS D’AFRIQUE

Founded by African filmmakers in Burkina Faso in 1992, during a period […]

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Civil Lines

Launched in 1994 by publisher Ravi Dayal, Civil Lines quickly became the home of […]

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Amkenah

Founded in 1999, Amkenah magazine is published by writer Alaa Khaled and […]

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AFRICAN FILM

Published by Drum in Nigeria and later also Kenya and Ghana in the early 60s, African Film was just one of the many photo comics or “look books” that flooded

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The Chronic: Who Killed Kabila II

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. 

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Who Killed Kabila I

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.

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Chimurenganyana: The Night Moses Died by Nicole Turner (June 2012)

“Sleeking through the night city towards Hillbrow, it was Thapelo who asked […]

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Chimurenganyana: Rumblin’ by Dominique Malaquais (June 2012)

A text and image reflection on the “Rumble in the Jungle”, the […]

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Chimurenganyana: In Search of Yambo Ouologuem by Christopher Wise (June 2012)

Yambo Ouologuem, the Malian author of Le devoir de violence and other […]

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Chimurenganyana: The Making of Mannenberg by John Edwin Mason (June 2012)

On a winter’s day in 1974, a group of musicians led by […]

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Chimurenganyana: The Forest & The Zoo by Aryan Kaganoff (June 2012)

Johnny Dyani offers a method to the Skanga (black music family) in […]

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Chimurenganyana: Dr Satan’s Echo Chamber by Louise Chude-Sokei (June 2012)

Reggae, technology and the diaspora: Louis Chude-Sokei documents the (un)making of Dr. […]

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Chimurenganyana: 52 Niggers by Stacy Hardy (June 2012)

A word-sound investigation of unjustly neglected African-American composer Julius Eastman‘s caged negratas. […]

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Chimurenganyana: In Defence of the Films We Have Made by Odia Ofeimun (2009)

Odia Ofeimun is one of Nigeria’s foremost poets and political activists, and […]

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Chimurenganyana: Variations of the Beautiful in the World of Congolese Sounds by Achille Mbembe (2009)

Achille Mbembe is a research professor in history and politics at the […]

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Chimurenganyana: Thinking of Brenda by Njabulo Ndebele (2009)

Njabulo Ndebele is a writer and an academic. He is the author […]

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Chimurenganyana: Blood Money – A Douala Chronicle by Dominique Malaquais (2009)

Dominique Malaquais is a historian of contemporary African art and culture & […]

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Chimurenganyana: When You Kill Us, We Rule! by Keziah Jones (June 2009)

Fela Anikulapo Kuti’s Last Interview by Keziah Jones was first published in […]

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Chimurenganyana: A Silent Way: Routes of South African Jazz, 1946-1978 by Julian Jonker (June 2009)

“Where to begin? There are, firstly, names: Mankunku, McGregor, Brand. Moeketsi, Moholo, […]

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