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The Invention of Zimbabwe: Chronic launch in Harare

       This and other stories available in the new issue of the Chronic, “The Invention of Zimbabwe”, which writes Zimbabwe beyond white fears and the Africa-South conundrum. The accompanying books magazine, XiBARUU TEERE YI (Chronic Books in Wolof) asks the urgent question: What can African Writers Learn from Cheikh Anta Diop? To purchase in […]

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PASS in Harare

From 9 – 12 November, the Pan African Space Station (PASS) landed in The National Gallery of Zimbabwe (NGZ) in the centre of Harare. In collaboration with visual artist Kudzanai Chiurai, who launched his first ever solo exhibition in his home country titled ‘We Need New Names’, Chimurenga installed the PASS studio as a public […]

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Doctor Philip Tabane Lives On

We give thanks and praise to enigmatic, innovative seer and composer-band leader Doctor Philip Tabane, who passed on,  May 18, 2018. The Dr was a giant. Immense in his power of inheritance, the fierceness of his autonomy, compassion and will to broaden the livable space. Nobody else had such a gift to encompass so many […]

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Chimurenga Library on Circulations

The Chimurenga Library is an ongoing invention into knowledge production and the archive 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. Embodying the proposition evoked by the title by “finding oneself,” as Moses Molelekwa put it, on library shelves and […]

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“THE INVENTION OF ZIMBABWE” JHB LAUNCH

 Join us in welcoming the new issue of Chronic with Kudzanai Chiurai, Danai Mupotsa, Robert Machiri, Mike Tigere Mavura.  Wed 18 April; from 6pm African Flavour Books, Braamfontein, Johannesburg  See you there! Artwork by Chi Machiri  — read more in his brief history, with Mike Mavura, on the totems of Zimbabwe’s historical heavyweights and their […]

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