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Sights and Sounds of Nairobi Comic-Con 2019 

The Nairobi Comic-Con 2019 kicked off last weekend at the Sarit Centre in Nairobi, Kenya. While we couldn’t be there, the photos and videos from the official NAICCON channels provide us with loads of thrills and feels we can’t enjoy…

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DISCOP JOBURG 2019: Promoting African Co-Productions 

A newly revamped and focused DISCOP JOHANNESBURG program will see a scope that goes beyond content buying and selling. In line with DISCOP Market’s vision to promote the commerce and co-production of multi-screen entertainment content across Africa, the upcoming edition, to be held from…

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It’s Time to Boost Your Game Dev Chops at the MTN Game Developers Conference 

Playing online video games in Ghana is an extreme sport if you’re using any of the 4 major internet service providers. Thankfully, MTN eases the pain by a long mile and it is by far the fastest and most stable…

Accra Animation Film Festival 2019
Accra Animation Film Festival 2019: A Triumph for African Animation! 

What does animation as an expressive medium look like in Accra and Africa?  That’s what the maiden edition of the Accra Animation Film Festival (AAFFia) answered. Accra came alive and was animated at Basecamp Initiative from July 27th – August…

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Creative Events in Accra Between Now and August You Shouldn’t Miss 

The summertime calendar in Accra is chock-full of unique creative events that will keep your creative juices flowing and at the same time, serve you a healthy dose of entertainment, inspiration and a good look at all the exciting things…