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The Chronic (August 2013)

Writers in the broadsheet include Jon Soske, Paula Akugizibwe, Yves Mintoogue, Adewale Maja-Pearce, Parsalelo Kantai, Fred Moten & Stefano Harney, Cedric Vincent, Deji Toye, Derin Ajao, Tony Mochama, Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah,Agri Ismaïl, Lindokuhle Nkosi, Bongani Kona, Stacy Hardy, Emmanuel Induma, Ugochukwu-Smooth Nzewi, Lolade Ayewudi, Simon Kuper and many others.

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African Cities Reader II: Mobilities & Fixtures

The second installment of the Reader is centered on the theme ‘Mobilities and Fixtures’. In this issue Sean O’Toole interviews architect David Adjaye about African cityscapes, snapshot photography and failed utopias;

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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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Chimurenga 14 – Everyone Has Their Indian (April 2009)

This issue features words and images on the Third World project and links, real and imagined, between Africa and South Asia.

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OKYEAME

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

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You Can’t Get Lost in the Samoosa Triangle*

By Rustum Kozain The triangle is geometry’s favourite form. Circles, rectangles, squares, […]

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On the Meaning of the Timbuktu Manuscripts

By Shamil Jeppe Timbuktu is symbolic. I mean it’s a place, but […]

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Manufacturing African Celebrity

Jesse Weaver Shipley* explores the power of celebrity in contemporary African pop culture […]

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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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The Chronic (August 2013)

Writers in the broadsheet include Jon Soske, Paula Akugizibwe, Yves Mintoogue, Adewale Maja-Pearce, Parsalelo Kantai, Fred Moten & Stefano Harney, Cedric Vincent, Deji Toye, Derin Ajao, Tony Mochama, Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah,Agri Ismaïl, Lindokuhle Nkosi, Bongani Kona, Stacy Hardy, Emmanuel Induma, Ugochukwu-Smooth Nzewi, Lolade Ayewudi, Simon Kuper and many others.

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50 Years Ago: Zeke in Nigeria

Es’kia Mphahlele and the Anti-Apartheid Association of Nigeria Moritz Isaac (Manu) Herbstein […]

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The Spark of Life: Where Novels Come From

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.

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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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African Cities Reader II: Mobilities & Fixtures

The second installment of the Reader is centered on the theme ‘Mobilities and Fixtures’. In this issue Sean O’Toole interviews architect David Adjaye about African cityscapes, snapshot photography and failed utopias;

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Chimurenga 14 – Everyone Has Their Indian (April 2009)

This issue features words and images on the Third World project and links, real and imagined, between Africa and South Asia.

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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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Where Terror Lies

The rhetoric of ‘radical’ and ‘fundamentalist’ Islam, of ‘global jihad’ and ‘terror’ is, ironically, historical and recoverable from the irrational.

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On Circulations and the African Imagination of a Borderless World (October 2018)

What is the African imagination of a borderless world? What are our ideas on territoriality, borders and movement? How to move beyond so-called progressive discourse on “freedom of movement”

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Chimurenga 15 – The Curriculum Is Everything (June 2010)

Presented in the form of a textbook, Chimurenga 15 simultaneously mimics the structure while gutting it.

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Chimurenga 12/13 – Dr Satan’s Echo Chamber (Double-Issue March 2008)

A double-take on sci-fi and speculative writing from the African world, collectively titled “Dr. Satan’s Echo Chamber” after a dub mix by King Tubby.

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They Won’t Go When I Go

A Manifesto/ Meditation on State of Black Archives in America and throughout the Diaspora by Harmony Holiday

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How Third World Students Liberated the West

In a twist to mainstream tropes of radical student movements of the 1960s, and their impact on the history of political thought and action, Pedro Monaville argues that the terrains of the Third World, and particularly the history of student movements in Congo, are vital to explore if we are to makes sense of how that period informs the present.

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NEW IN BOOKSHOP

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.

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FESTAC 77 BOOK – OUT NOW

Early in 1977, thousands of artists, writers, musicians, activists and scholars from Africa and the black diaspora assembled in Lagos for FESTAC ’77,,, To many, too many, FESTAC sounded like cacophony – we reproduced its music on the page, decomposed and an-arranged.

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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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FESTAC 77 BOOK

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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Colossal KOUROUMA

What could have happened in his head to take literally this type of injunction quite common in lands of Africa? A sense of the word given? The desire to take seriously the hopes of children who usually have little voice? Mystery. 

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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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The Agronomist

He decided, I’m going to find a way in which I’m going to stop hunger because it’s this that turns us into slaves dependent on our masters, it’s this that decimates communities…

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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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Brice Wassy LIVE at Albert Hall

Listen to  legendary Camerounian drummer/percussionist Brice Wassy’s Trio performance, recorded live at the Albert […]

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Paris

Chimurenga returned to Paris for a 5-day intervention and installation at La Colonie we installed a live radio station and a research library,

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MFUMU’ETO

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

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The Most Authentic Real Black Africanest Togo Soccer team Story

by  Binyavanga Wainaina I meet Alex at breakfast in Accra. He is […]

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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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WHAT AFRICAN WRITERS CAN LEARN FROM CHEIKH ANTA DIOP

In a testament to Cheikh Anta Diop, Boubacar Boris Diop raises radical views on creative writing, a challenge to what he laments as our literary Sahara.

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The Tyelera Moment

by Thabo Jijana  On December 13, 2016, in Salem Party Club v […]

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La République et sa Bête : à propos des émeutes dans les banlieues de France

par Achille Mbembe La France est un vieux pays fier de ses […]

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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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THE MARTYRDOM OF MAYOR ORLANDO

by Moses Marz Elected four times as mayor of Palermo over a period […]

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On Circulations and the African Imagination of a Borderless World (October 2018)

What is the African imagination of a borderless world? What are our ideas on territoriality, borders and movement? How to move beyond so-called progressive discourse on “freedom of movement”

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On Circulations and the African Imagination of a Borderless World

Unify us don’t divide us unify us don’t divide us Unify us […]

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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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NONE BUT OURSELVES

The history of reggae in Zimbabwe echoes far beyond Bob Marley’s historic […]

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MILKING A DYING COW

Zimbabwe’s economic crises have played out in the press, in political and […]

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ARMY ARRANGEMENT

News of President Robert Gabriel Mugabe’s imminent ouster from office continues to […]

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PASS LANDING AT LA COLONIE, PARIS

Chimurenga returned to Paris for a 5-day intervention and installation at La Colonie. From December 13 – 17, 2017,

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Who Killed Kabila?

The Pan African Space Station/Chimurenga Library at La Colonie, Paris 13 December […]

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Down the footpath

Emmanuel Iduma in conversation with photographer Akinbode Akinbiyi On a number of […]

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