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FOUR GROUND-BREAKING THINGS IN FIVE ISSUES OF CIVIL LINES OR, WAYS TO GET YOUR HEAD OUT OF THE POSTCOLONIAL SAND

an essay by Vivek Narayanan [Note: while preparing this piece, I benefited greatly […]

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Black Images – An Essay by Peter James Hudson

July 2008 The premiere issue of Black Images: A Critical Quarterly of Black […]

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The Impossible Death of an African Crime Buster

Spearman… Lance Spearman – the name synonymous with the intrepid hero of […]

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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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Spear: Canada’s Truth and Soul Magazine

by Peter James Hudson November 2010 Spear: Canada’s Truth and Soul Magazine launched […]

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Staffriding the Frontline

An Essay by Lesego RampolokengMay 2008 Down from a couple years beyond […]

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Staffrider

An Essay by Ivan VladislavićMarch 2008 I joined Ravan Press as a […]

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Short Review – The Year of the Rat

Year of the Rat Marc Anthony Richardson FC2/ University of Alabama Press, […]

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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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The Making of the Impossible

Review by GWEN ANSELL October: The story of the Russian revolution China […]

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PORTRAIT OF MYSELF AS MY FATHER

A CONVERSATION WITH NORA CHIPAUMIRE Born in Mutare, Zimbabwe, and based in New […]

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NATIONAL HEROES ACRE II & III

National Heroes Acre II Photographs by Jekesai Njikizanava National Heroes Acre II […]

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KÀDDU- THE ECHO OF DISSONANT DISCOURSE

Ibrahima Wane Translated by David Leye When it was published by Présence […]

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CHEIKH ANTA DIOP – AN AWAKENING

Ayesha Harruna Attah recounts a voyage of discovery that begins from a […]

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To Defend and to Question

Zinedine Zidane has described him as “the greatest footballer of all” and […]

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English Language Visa

by Keorapetse William Kgositsile Some years back, when writers like Ngũgĩ wa […]

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An Essay on Uneven Ribs: a Prelude

by Taban Lo Liyong [from Frantz Fanon’s Uneven Ribs ] 1 Bill […]

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Blame Me On History

Atiyyah Khan is a writer, researcher and arts journalist based in Cape […]

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The Sahara Is Not A Boundary

Stacy Hardy is a writer and senior editor at Chimurenga. She is […]

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How To Cook Your Husband The African Way

Stacy Hardy is a writer and senior editor at Chimurenga. She is […]

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