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Elvis on the Move by Milton Papamoscito (translated by Dominique Malaquais)

Posted 01 January 2011 | By | Categories: chronic life | No Comments

Reading list Malaquais, D 2011, ‘Imagin(IN)g Racial France: Take 2 — Mowoso’ Public Culture, vol. 23, no. 1, Winter. <http://publicculture.dukejournals.org> de Boeck, F 2005, ‘The Apocalyptic Interlude: Revealing Death in Kinshasa’ African Studies Review, vol. 48, no. 2, p. 11-32, September. de Boeck, F, Plissart, M-F & Jacquemin, J-P 2005, Kinshasa: récits de la ville […]

Soldiers of Zion by Sello Alcock

Posted 01 January 2011 | By | Categories: chronic life | No Comments

Reading list Mulller, R 2007, A traveling church: The pilgrimage culture in South Africa’s Zion Christian Church, Princeton, New Jersey. <http://www.docstoc.com/docs/47014776/A-traveling-church-The-pilgrimage-culture-in-South-Africas-Zion-Christian-Church> Mafuta, L 2010, Religion and Development In South Africa: An Investigation  of the Relationship Between Soteriology and Capital Development in an African Initiated Church (Aic), Diss, University Of South Africa. <http://archive.lib.msu.edu/DMC/African%20Journals/pdfs/Journal%20of%20the%20University%20of%20Zimbabwe/vol16n2/juz016002007.pdf> Comaroff, J, ‘The […]

Dressing For God – Emissaries of an iconic religion by Adolphus Opara

Posted 01 January 2011 | By | Categories: chronic life | No Comments

Reading list Adolphus Opara.<http://www.adolphusopara.com/> Opara, A 2009, ‘Studio Visit: Adolphus Opara’ Next Nigeria, May 16. <http://234next.com/csp/cms/sites/Next/ArtsandCulture/Art/5413642-147/story.csp> Thompson, R F 1984, Flash of the Spirit: African & Afro-American Art & Philosophy, Vintage: 1st Vintage Books. Thompson, R F 2009, Aesthetic of the Cool: Afro-Atlantic Art and Music, Periscope. Johnson, S 1997, The History of the Yorubas, […]

The G. Spot Protagonists by Goddy Leye

Posted 01 January 2011 | By | Categories: chronic life | No Comments

Reading list Goddy Leye Website. <http://goddyleye.lecktronix.net/>  Malaquais, D, ‘De l’art de vivre l’art’, Chimurenga Online. <http://www.chimurenga.co.za/page-159.html>

Emergency (Kenyan Web Comic)

Posted 19 December 2010 | By | Categories: chronic life | No Comments

Emergency Webcomic is a miniseries written and illustrated by Chief Nyamweya based on pre-independence Kenya as seen through the eyes of a World War II veteran, Dedan Kimathi, and his childhood friend Chege Karobia. Inspired by the need to present history in a form that is more accessible to everyday people, Emergency tells the story […]

The Metro, an Egyptian graphic novel

Posted 19 December 2010 | By | Categories: chronic life | No Comments

Released in early 2008, Metro was Egyptian pharmacist turned graphic novel artist Magdy El Shafee’s first graphic novel – it was also the first graphic novel for adults to be published in Egypt. Part thriller, part love story, part socio-political commentary, it tells the story of Shihab and Mostafa — young men who rob a […]

Video Halls & Video Narrators

Posted 14 December 2010 | By | Categories: chronic life | No Comments

Video halls in Africa are nothing new but the growth of informal settlements in cities again brought them into focus – from the abundance of video halls that cater largely to the Nollywood Film audience in Nigeria, to the “Bibanda” in Uganda, video shacks that easily attract over 120,000 viewers each day, to Karachi where […]

Beership

Posted 14 December 2010 | By | Categories: chronic life | 1 Comment

Nigeria consumes more Guinness than any country other than the United Kingdom, surpassing even Ireland. Nigerian Guinness is tailored to the local market. It is made from sorghum and corn (maize) rather than barley, and is bitterer, with a higher alcohol content, than the original product. Winning advertising campaigns have linked the dark brew to […]

Eating Well In Yeoville

Posted 13 December 2010 | By | Categories: chronic life | No Comments

Brief The Yeoville eating guide: a map of the future As for Melville in the 19th century*, so it is now. Blighted Joburg (town/inner-city) is on something of an upswing – in the popular imaginary at least. There’s Hotel Yeoville, a lyrical document of loves and lives in ex-bohemia; there ‘s Yeoville Studio at Wits, […]

Fish Soup as Love Potion by Yemisi Ogbe

Posted 13 December 2010 | By | Categories: chronic life | No Comments

Writer’s brief Food Narratives We use the stories behind the recipes as a starting point for a exploration into the language of food and appetite, cooking and eating, that blends love and loss, desire and fulfillment, memory, history and cultural identity. Reading List Ogbe, Y 2011, ‘Food matters’ Next Nigeria. <http://234next.com/csp/cms/sites/Next/Opinion/Blogs/YemisiOgbe/index.csp> Ikheloa, I R 2009, […]

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