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Chimurenga is a project-based mutable object, a print magazine, a workspace, and platform for editorial and curatorial activities.

The Chronic


The Chronic – our pan African gazette online and in print. The latest edition departs from and contest crude fictions about the Sahara as a boundary between “Arab” and “Black” Africa.


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Chimurenga Magazine, the Chronic (in print and PDF versions), t-shirts, Chimurenganyanaposters… Order!


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Chimurenga Library – an online archive of pan African, independent periodicals. Archive includes details of Festac’ 77 research project.


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The Pan African Space Station (PASS) – a unique freeform radio station, streaming cutting edge music live online 24/7. Stories about Music in Africa is underway – tune in.



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The African Cities Reader – a biennial publication of urban life, Africa-style.  ACR III: Land, Property & Value – the next installment.



The Power Money Sex (PMS) Reader an online research space exploring the interwoven relationship between power, money and sex.


 Out now: The sixth issue of Chronic, an edition in which we depart from and contest crude fictions about the Sahara as a boundary between “Arab” and “Black” Africa. Designed in collaboration with Studio Safar in Beirut, this issue is published in its entirety in Arabic as Muzmin.

 On Thursday January 15 2015, we broadcast the second of Pan African Space Station‘s monthly Stories about Music in Africa featuring Neo Muyanga. The first episode with Shabaka Hutchings and The Brother Moves On is still orbiting: view here. Tune in for the latest at


 Une Hommage á Goddy Leye, film screenings coming on as part of Boda Boda Lounge Project. From Friday November 21Sunday November 23 2014.


 From September 5 – 7, we’ll be in Maseru to celebrate new and old writing from Lesotho and the region at the annual Ba re e ne re Literature Festival. Via the Pan African Space Station (PASS), we’ll livestream selected sessions from the festival, plus interviews with participating authors, live music and DJ mixes and more.


More announcements…