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Books news, reviews and author interviews. The Star Online: Lifestyle. How to change your view of Africa. Chimurenga, a pan-African English-language journal, depicts the continent’s horrors, sometimes from very close...
I once had coffee in Cape Town with a Cameroonian named Ntone Edjabe. He ran an English-language journal called Chimurenga, but what I remembered from our chat were his vignettes of Lagos (where he’d studied) and Johannesburg (where he went next). In Lagos, he said, you’d be driving down the highway and suddenly see a guy selling cars on the highway. Lagos was crazy, and yet it felt entirely safe. Whereas Johannesburg seemed sane, but never felt safe. I sent Edjabe some articles, but otherwise forgot about Chimurenga until a recent issue arrived in the mail. It’s also more surprising: I love well-off media types from New York or London, but by now we do tend to know how they think.
Edjabe arrived in South Africa in 1993, instantly had his passport and money stolen, but stayed. His idea was to get Africans to write about Africa as they saw it. Chimurenga is rising.