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The New Normal

  Oscar Pistorius first gained international fame amid a raging debate over […]

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REVUE NOIRE

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

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MOTO

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

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Corpse Exhibition and Older Graphic Stories

The Corpse Exhibition and older graphic stories – a special issue of […]

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Rented Grave: Looking beyond the rural-urban dichotomy

Commonplace readings of Africa narrate the village as a segregated space, its […]

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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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Qalqalah

Through the fictional character Qalqalah, Sarah Rifky, grapples with the question what is an institution? Speaking […]

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Franc-maçonnerie Suite

By Dominique Malaquais 1st Movement : Uncle Tom or DOM-TOM? Il y a […]

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Gospel Christian Porn Rap

Fucking with the puritanical social mores that pervade the world’s most religious […]

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Love and Learning Under the World Bank

Stacy Hardy recounts seventeen stories of the hierarchies, the anti-heroes, the hard […]

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Soft Power South African Style

Sean Jacobs mediates the tensions between local pleasure, global capital and cultural […]

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Authority Stealing in Kenya

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

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Black Skin, White Ass

Hydroquinine, bleach, lime juice: take your pick. Each of them will lighten […]

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You’re… Terminated

Under the parental shadow of Table Mountain, children play on the streets […]

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Damballah

Audio/visuals from AfroSonics-sis, Harmony Holiday, originally produced for Fence Books‘ podcast series. “Loose Tracklist” Weldon […]

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Contributors

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

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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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The Chronic (April 2016)

In the fall of 2015, universities across South Africa were engulfed by fires ignited by students’ discontent with the racial discrimination and colonialism that still defines the country’s institutes of higher education.

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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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African Cities Reader I: Pan-African Practices

In the launch issue Rustum Kozain muses over the cultural and alternative relations built, negotiations and dealings made as a resident of Cape Town (South Africa); Jean-Christophe Lanquetin’s SAPE Project is captured in a pictorial narrative;

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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 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 11 – Conversations with Poets Who Refuse to Speak (July 2007)

This issue is about silence, disappearing oneself as act. Though it’s often one of abdication, could it be defiance, resistance even?

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Chimurenga 10 – Futbol, Politricks and Ostentatious Cripples (December 2006)

We scope the stadia, markets, ngandas and banlieues to spotlight narratives of love, hate and the wide and deep spectrum of emotions and affiliations that the game of football generates.

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Chimurenga 9 – Conversations in Luanda, and Other Graphic Stories (June 2006)

For this one we trawled the globe for ink artists/wordists to give us their perspectives on love, life and the multiverse.

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The Meaning of Being Numerous

The man who sets up the bomb is long gone before it goes off.

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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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Monumental Failures

Dominique Malaquais reports from Cameroon on the active objection of one ‘Combattant’ to the negation of many, cast in stone. Decrying these monumental symbols to the least salubrious of colonial exploits, his rebellion is most fitting in a country that stands on ceremony other than its own.

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Urbanism Beyond Architecture – African Cities as Infrastructure

Vyjayanthi Rao, in conversation with Filip de Boeck & Abdou Maliq Simone […]

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The Trajectory of a Street Photographer

My quest for an explanation for this omission in my history education made me appreciate the magnitude of the crime… for the struggle against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting. – Santu Mofokeng

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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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Wrestling With A Warlord

Louis Chude-Sokei narrates a story of Nigeria, of splintered identity, of exile, and of the Biafran War and its godfather – his godfather – the military strategist, strongman and celebrated hero, General Emeka Odumegwu Ojukwu

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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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The Chronic: Who Killed Kabila

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.

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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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Frantz Fanon’s Uneven Ribs

For me knowledge is very powerful. Any knowledge has claws and teeth. If you don’t see the teeth and the claws then it is useless, then somebody has emasculated it.

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IN THE DEN OF THE ALCHEMIST

Which “they”? Which “one”? What “secrets” are you talking about? Oh! Come on! Cinema taught us long ago that there is always a secret in a laboratory and that evil-minded people are planning to get hold of it.

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Searching for Rotimi- A Letter From London

Rotimi Fani-Kayode died 29 years ago (21 December 1989), in exile, after […]

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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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Who Killed Kabila

On January 16, 2001, in the middle of the day, shots are heard in the Palais de Marbre compound, the residence of President Laurent-Désiré Kabila.

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Comics & Lower Frequencies

Africa has a long history of comic production that span multiple forms and formats, from popular photocomics such as African Film, produced by Drum in Nigeria,

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Who Killed Kabila

On January 16, 2001, in the middle of the day, shots are […]

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Lower Frequencies

Africa has a long history of comic production that span multiple forms […]

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STRAIGHT NO CHASER

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

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STAFFRIDER

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

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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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Discovering Home

Somebody has locked themselves in the toilet. The upstairs bathroom is locked and Frank has disappeared with the keys. There is a small riot at the door, as drunk women with smudged lipstick and crooked wigs bang on the door.

There is always that point at a party when people are too drunk to be having fun; when strange smelly people are asleep on your bed; when the good booze runs out and there is only Sedgwick’s Brown Sherry and a carton of sweet white wine;

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DISCOVERING HOME

By Binyavanga Wainaina (Winner of The Caine Prize 2002) Chapter one THERE […]

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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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