Chimurenga (“Struggle for Freedom”) is a Pan-African publication of culture, art, and politics based in Cape Town. It provides an innovative platform for free ideas and political reflection by Africans about Africa.

Its issues include, among others, “Music is The Weapon,” “Futbol, Politricks and Ostentatious Cripples,” “Black Gays and Mugabes,” “Dr Satan’s Echo Chamber” (a double issue on African science fiction), “The Curriculum is Everything,” and, most recently, “The Chimurenga Chronic.” The magazine has featured work by emerging as well as established voices including Njabulo Ndebele, Lesego Rampolokeng, Santu Mofokeng, Keorapetse Kgositsile, Gael Reagon, Binyavanga Wainaina, Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor, Boubacar Boris Diop, Tanure Ojaide, Dominique Malaquais, Goddy Leye, Zwelethu Mthethwa, Mahmood Mamdani, Jorge Matine, Amiri Baraka, Akin Adesokan, Ed Pavlic, Neo Muyanga, Johnny Dyani, Achal Prabhala, Olufemi Terry, Koffi Kwahule, Parselelo Kantai, Billy Kahora, Greg Tate, and others.


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