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NETFLIX Animated Series Breaks Barriers

NETFLIX Animated Series Breaks Barriers

Reading Time: < 1 minute ADF STAFF Netflix has commissioned its first African animated series from South Africa’s Triggerfish Animation Studio. Zambian writer Malenga Mulendema created the series after winning…

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NBA Starting 12-Team League in Africa

NBA Starting 12-Team League in Africa

Reading Time: 2 minutes REUTERS The NBA will invest millions of dollars in Basketball Africa League, its first professional league outside North America, and will be active in its…

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App Promotes Ethiopian Music

App Promotes Ethiopian Music

Reading Time: < 1 minute BBC NEWS AT BBC.UK/NEWS A mobile phone app that lets users access an archive of Ethiopian music is being launched in the capital, Addis Ababa….

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Cameroonian Football Star Opens Academy for Girls

Cameroonian Football Star Opens Academy for Girls

Reading Time: < 1 minute Cameroon’s top female football star has opened an academy to teach the sport to girls. The academy is the first of its kind in the…

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Comic Books Showcase African Narratives

Comic Books Showcase African Narratives

Reading Time: < 1 minute To “showcase the best African narratives,” some artists and writers have teamed up to publish comic books in print and online. They also are experimenting…

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Senegal Unveils Museum of Black Civilizations

Senegal Unveils Museum of Black Civilizations

Reading Time: < 1 minute Senegal has opened its new $34 million Museum of Black Civilizations in the capital, Dakar. It follows calls from Senegal and other African nations for…

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Netflix Reveals First African Original Series

Netflix Reveals First African Original Series

Reading Time: < 1 minute BBC NEWS AT BBC.CO.UK/NEWS Netflix is to launch its first African original series in 2020. Queen Sono is “a drama about a secret agent who…

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'Nigerian Mona Lisa' Finds Its Way Home

‘Nigerian Mona Lisa’ Finds Its Way Home

Reading Time: 2 minutes REUTERS The“Nigerian Mona Lisa,” a painting lost for more than 40 years and found in a London apartment in 2018, has been exhibited in Nigeria…

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Angola Wins World Amputee Cup

Angola Wins World Amputee Cup

Reading Time: < 1 minute BBC NEWS AT BBC.CO.UK/NEWS Angola won the 2018 Amputee Football World Cup in Mexico, beating Turkey 5-4 in a penalty shootout. The match ended 0-0…

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Powerhouse of Talent Showcased at Awards Show

Powerhouse of Talent Showcased at Awards Show

Reading Time: < 1 minute AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Nigeria’s Davido won the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) trophy for artist of the year, leading a strong showing for West Africa’s Afrobeats…

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