The new issue of the Chimurenga Chronic – out now-now!

The new issue of the Chimurenga Chronic is finally out! My over-excitement is partly because an article of mine appears in it and equally because of everything else this edition promises. (Full press release and list of  stockists in Nigeria below)

Hurry! Grab your copy now-now!!! 

Cover of the new Chimurenga Chronic
The Chronic is now available at selected stores worldwide.

Published by Chimurenga, the Chronic is a quarterly pan African gazette that gives voice to all aspects of life on the continent and celebrates our capacity to continually produce something bold, beautiful and full of humour.

Produced in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Nairobi, Paris, Lagos, Yaoundé, Accra, Kinshasa, Dakar, Kampala and Delhi, and distributed globally, it seeks to write Africa in the present and into the world at large, as the place in which we live, love and work.The new issue, available from Friday August 23, 2013, features reportage, creative non-fiction, autobiography, satire, analysis, photography and illustration to offer a rich engagement with everyday life.

Writers in the 48 page broadsheet include Jon SoskePaula AkugizibweYves MintoogueAdewale Maja-PearceParsalelo KantaiFred Moten & Stefano HarneyCedric VincentDeji ToyeDerin AjaoTony MochamaNana Darkoa SekyiamahAgri IsmaïlLindokuhle NkosiBongani KonaStacy Hardy, Emmanuel Iduma, Ugochukwu-Smooth NzewiLolade AdewuyiSimon Kuper and many others.

The 72 page Chronic Books supplement is a self help guide on reading and writing, with contributions by Dave MckenzieAkin AdesokanFiston Nasser Mwanza, Yemisi OgbeVivek NarayananPeter EnahoroTolu OgunlesiElnathan JohnRustum KozainOlufemi TerryAryan KaganofHarmony HolidaySean O’Toole,Gwen AnsellBinyavanga Wainaina and more.

Get the print edition of the Chronic from select retailers throughout South Africa (including Exclusive Books, selected Spaza, independent bookshops and on the street in the first week of release), as well as in select shops in Abuja, Lagos, Nairobi, New York, London, Berlin and The Netherlands (visit for a full list of stockists worldwide).

The Chronic is also available to order as both a print and digital edition in the Chimurenga online shop.Get your copy now.

For more information visit, or contact Chimurenga on +27(0)21 4224168
For print copies in Nigeria:


Cassava Republic Press, 62B, Arts and Crafts Village, Opposite Sheraton, Abuja


Africa Artists’ Foundation, 54 Raymond Njoku Street, Ikoyi, Lagos

Glendora Jazzhole, 168 Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos

Goethe-Institut Lagos, 4th Floor, Lagos City Hall, Catholic Mission Street opposite Holy Cross Cathedral, Lagos Island

Terra Kulture, Plot 1376, Tiamiyu Savage, Off Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos

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