• May 27, 2024By Kadi

    Holy Bat-Signal! The Joker’s going global, y’all. Get ready for a fresh take on the iconic villain as he gets reimagined for the African continent. This isn’t your typical Gotham City throwdown – we’re talking African storytelling with a superhero twist. Zebra Comics, a powerhouse publisher out of Cameroon, is teaming up with DC Comics

  • March 13, 2024By Kadi

    Calling all creative souls! The epic Frame x Frame Animation Nights returns for a mind-blowing third edition, and it’s bigger than ever and ready to ignite your passion for animation. Join us at the sprawling Untamed Empire for an immersive, unforgettable experience unlike any other. Over 300 animation enthusiasts will gather to celebrate the art

  • February 1, 2024By Kadi

    Welcome to the Creative Beans monthly showcase, where we take a look at some of our favorite projects shared by African creatives on the internet. Our goal is to highlight work on the continent that truly deserves all the fire emojis in the world. We’ll be featuring work from 10 creatives every month, ideally from

  • October 8, 2023By Kadi

    Originally published on OkayAfrica and written by Nadia Neophytou. Beserat Debebe is no stranger to taking his biggest dreams and making them come true. He founded Etan Comics in 2018, and in January next year will celebrate 6 years in the business of bringing African fantasy and superhero stories to audiences around the world. Debebe, who was born in

  • January 16, 2023By Kadi

    Dissirama Laba is an illustrator, designer and entertaining content creator. Her work features bold, vibrant colors, which somehow, evoke a strong sense of softness that’s typical of pastel colorways. When you think wonderful illustrations for UX/UI projects for websites and apps, social media posts and even animation, Rama is your plug. Rama has an interesting

  • January 9, 2023By Kadi

    Emmanuel Gyamfi Boateng, popularly known as Mind of El is a children’s book illustrator based in Ghana. He is a self taught digital artist born and raised in Kumasi. According to his profile on Shannon Associates, he started digital painting in 2014 and has since created intriguing artwork for names like British X Factor star,

  • January 6, 2023By Kadi

    Attention, animation enthusiasts! The Mollo Animation Academy and Studio in partnership with the Tshimologong Wits University and the French Embassy in Ghana is excited to announce the 5th intake for its 6-month, intensive animation internship program. This is your chance to specialize in high-end 2D animation and tell authentic African stories while at it. It’s

  • January 2, 2023By Kadi

    Mervin Kaunda is a gifted illustrator, character designer and animator whose work evokes feel-good, inspirational and simply adorable energy. He’s the recipient of the Michigan Kalamazoo Animation and Film Festival award for best animation. Mervin’s work centres black females – children and adult alike – and is inspired primarily by fantasy, sci-fi while taking some

  • December 1, 2022By Kadi

    We’re thrilled to announce the winners of the maiden edition of the Creative Pot fund, an initiative to help creatives in Ghana thrive in their creative disciplines. The first cycle focused on animation and illustration and this cycle’s winners are talented folks who primarily dabble in both animation and illustration. The winning projects range from

  • November 7, 2022By Kadi

    Reading Africa Week is an annual celebration of all things literature, from comic books to non-fiction that’s been happening since 2017. Organized by Catalyst Press, it asks readers, writers, publishers, educators, booksellers and book-lovers of all kinds to use the hashtags #ReadingAfrica or #ReadingAfricaWeek across social media to highlight the full scope of African literature.