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Mujinga is a perzine that was begun in 2002.

It commenced with issue 23 and the editor, Mujinga, is slowly counting down to issue zero. A typical issue contains a range of things which may include essays, reviews, artwork, short fiction, rants or the occasional haiku. All issues are photocopied in black and white and tend to be 24 pages and A5 sized. Information on issues 23 to 17 is scarce because Mujinga burnt all his remaining copies when he moved country in 2003.

The first issue was inspired by the Leeds punk zine Reason To Believe, as well as the info shop at Cafe Utopia in Prague. Some of the earlier issues focus on life in the Czech Republic, until such time that Mujinga relocated to Rotterdam.


Mujinga 23

The initial zine was composed of among other things an essay about the failures of modern economics and a discussion of the usefulness of hemp. It was inspired by the Leeds punk zine Reason to Believe and by the infoshop at cafe Utopia in Prague.

Mujinga 22

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Mujinga 21

This zine was released both in paper format and online as an ASCII text zine. It can accessed here. It features a report from an activist called Paolo who visited Palestine, interviews with people from tekno sound systems Panik, ZMK and TDK and a short fiction piece called Positive ID.

Mujinga 20

This was the veganism issue. It featured articles about being vegan, being a vegan in the Czech Republic, vegan dogs and vegan cats.

Mujinga 19

This issue featured (among other things) photographs from Czechtek.

Mujinga 18

No details available.

Mujinga 17

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Mujinga 16

This zine contians a story called "The State of Doldrum" about a talking cat, a story called The Tale of Ripley about a psychopathic homeless person of confused gender living in New York and an interview with Green Smatroll, which is ska group from the Czech Republic.

Mujinga 15

This zine was produced in a edition of two. It was composed of a long review section which turned into a discussion of lucid dreaming, a tribute to the hooded tops Mujinga has owned, a fiction piece called The Gift and photographs of people who lived in the Coppens squat in Rotterdam.

Mujinga 14

This zine was created on a photocopier at the Coppens squat. It featured fotos of the people and animals living there, an experimental story called Leather and Corduroy, a comedic guide to drugs 'made by a user' and a collage of stickers made by people who had an atelier at Coppens.

Mujinga 13

The latest issue (July 2007) features an extended rant about living in Rotterdam, reviews of zines and music and an interview with Dutch breakcore producer and DJ FFF.

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