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This Sea Shall Be Uprooted

By Jumoke Verissimo Images by Adolphus Opara   On the silk expanse of the waters Gleaming sparkles of wrinkled greys, Burdens of stilts and wraps and roofs We acquire the nudity of nature.   As you drive down the Third Mainland Bridge into the shrivelled Lagos Island area, you are introduced to the sight of […]

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African Cities Reader Three is Out Now

The African Cities Reader is a biennial publication that brings together contributors from across Africa and the world to challenge the prevailing depiction of urban life on the continent and redefine cityness, Africa-style. It is a joint creation of Chimurenga Magazine and the African Centre for Cities at the University of Cape Town. The third […]

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