CHIMURENGA magazine is. streets villages pages. & sometimes even pagers. It's an advertising-free revue of arts.culture.politics and the relations that these enjoy around Africa. It is another kicking initiative by the Pan African Market aka Kalakuta Republique. To see other projects, travel to 76 Long st, CT.
CHIMURENGA is fought on print 4 times a year, including one special edition (don't ask why). The revue provides takes on various eish-ues from 'black secret technology' to Bantu education and Fela Kuti's reading habits, plus poetry, interviews, reviews and visuals, awarded & otherwise, by writers and artists at the frontlines, inclunding Lesego Rampolokeng (SA), Keorapetse Kgositsile (SA), Binyavanga Wainaina (Kenya), Goddy Leye (Cameroon), Boubacar Boris Diop (Senegal), Naila/Nah-ee-lah (Jamaica/Canada), Santu Mofokeng (SA), Mahmood Mamdani (Uganda), Dominique Malaquais (France/US), Jorge Matine (Mozambique) and many many others. Really.
There's also a free online sibling co-edited by Sean Jacobs, and featuring more takes & talks not published in the print issue. mo' fiya: water no get enemy.
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