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The Republic V6, N3 A New Chapter for African Artefacts?

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Now available: Our November 2022 – January 2023 print issue,  A New Chapter for African Artefacts? Following a long history of demands from African activists, artists, governments and scholars, the West appears to be changing its position towards repatriating looted African artefacts.

This magazine is now available.

Total pages: 84.

Orders will close at 23:59 (WAT) on 31 January 2023. Read below for more details and information on wholesale discounts (for 10+ copies). We have also resumed local-pickups for readers based in Lagos.

Cover art: ‘(I’ll Be) Home for Christmas’, by Onyinye Dike (Art Director, The Republic), with oversight from Wale Lawal (Editor, The Republic).

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Following a long history of demands from African activists, artists, governments and scholars, the West appears to be changing its position towards repatriating looted African artefacts. In a sprawling 80 pages, our final issue of 2022 includes Ore Ogunbiyi on the recovery of Benin Bronze cockerel, ‘Okukor’, from Cambridge University, Desola Olaleye with an existential argument for the repatriation of artefacts and Aby L. Sène warning against ‘wildlife republics’. This issue also features essays and interviews by Alayo Akinkugbe, Ade Daramy, Charles Ebikeme, Victor Ehikhamenor, Mumbi Kanyogo, Kai Mora, Chika Okeke-Agulu, Olasubomi Olumofin, Nengi Omuku, Vanessa Nakate and Ernest Nweke.

The magazine can now be ordered, and we have resumed local pickups for readers based in Lagos. For wholesale buyers interested in ordering 10+ copies, the following discounts are available:

10-29 copies – 5%
30-49 copies – 10%
50-99 copies – 15%

For more details and for all orders 100 and above, please reach out to us directly at [email protected].

Orders will close at 23:59 (WAT) on 31 January 2023.