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  • April 7, 2024By Squid Mag

    Yo, Ghanaian Animators! It’s Time to Get Your Animation Groove On at Annecy! The Annecy International Film Festival is a mega-deal in the world of animation, and guess what? Creation Africa Ghana is giving eight lucky Ghanaian animators the chance to drop their sickest projects right in the middle of the action. That’s right, we’re

  • July 13, 2023By Squid Mag

    In the dynamic world of technology, businesses have the power to create extraordinary experiences and influence positive change. Chocolate Tribe understands this power and has launched AVIJOZI, an inspiring corporate social responsibility initiative that fosters creative collaboration and social impact. This initiative reflects Chocolate Tribe’s commitment to using its expertise to connect, uplift, and make

  • March 30, 2023By Squid Mag

    Harmattan Rain has been at the forefront of documenting the alternative African music scene on the ground, and this new creative direction will dominate the covers of some of the most sought-after playlists on the continent. Featuring bold rhythmic patterns and a hypnotic palette, it perfectly mirrors the experimental and dynamic nature of African Gen

  • January 12, 2023By Squid Mag

    It’s not a seahorse, it’s not a ship, it’s a cow – a squid cow. Hold your fins, that’s just Squid Comic of the Week! This week’s comic is Red Hunter by Kolanut Productions. Know anything about the Mole-Dagbani, Naa Gbewaa or Tohazie? No? Then you’re in for a wild ride. KolaNut Productions’ Red Hunter

  • January 4, 2023By Squid Mag

    It’s not a seahorse, it’s not a ship, it’s a cow – a squid cow. Hold your fins, that’s just Squid Comic of the Week! This week’s comic is My Grandfather Was a God by Murewa Ayodele and Dotun Akande. It’s a fresh new year and we’re excited to bring back Squid CoW, our fun,

  • December 31, 2022By Squid Mag

    Ready yourselves for an epic gaming week at for an epic gaming week at Accra Esports Week (AEW) 2023 As we ring in the new year of 2023, gamers and esports enthusiasts in Ghana have something special to look forward to: the maiden, Accra Esports Week 2023. Mark your calendars if you’re a fan of

  • December 19, 2022By Squid Mag

    A recap of the Movie Jabber Expo 2022 by Cold Take Geeks’ Sam Kombo. This recap is republished here with permission from Cold Take Geeks and the author. Movie Jabbeer Expo 2022 (or MJX for the cool kids) came through on the 3rd of December 2022 to bring the curtains down on a brilliant year for

  • October 3, 2022By Squid Mag

    CAPE TOWN, ZA—North American independent book publisher Catalyst Press will publish two graphic novels from Cape Town’s world-renowned animation studio next year. Pearl of the Sea, a middle grade comic by Anthony Silverston, Raffaella Delle Donne, and Willem Samuel, is slated for release 31 January 2023. The 166-page adventure comic follows Pearl, a young girl

  • July 29, 2022By Squid Mag

    Following on from the successful Let Your Voices Roar Animation Training in East Africa, the Ladima Foundation, in partnership with Culture and Development East Africa (CDEA) and The African Animation Network (AAN), is proud to announce the next phase of the project; the incubation of five women in professional animation studios. The five women selected

  • July 23, 2022By Squid Mag

    Looking for toys or the best toy shops in Accra? Here you go. Getting toys shouldn’t be an extreme sport. But if you’re in Accra (and Ghana really), that usually means quality hand-me-downs or inferior, cheap imitations that you’ll find on the streets (Lapaz) or market (Kantamanto). If you’re in the lucky minority, that means