It is no surprise that there a lack of true positive African voices in the world of children's media. What can children watch, read or play with to learn more about the wonderful continent in a positive genuine way? Not as some afterthought. The key words being 'genuine' , 'educational' , 'entertaining' and 'representative' . I'm not talking about Madagascar or Lion King here. Nothing against Disney but those movies ( or similar) are not what I'm referring to here as they don't really represent Africa in any real way beyond just being set there.
Abijan, Ivory Coast
Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Pretoria, South Africa
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Here are some stunning pictures of cultural festivals celebrated in different African countries.
Looking for online African movie channels and television stations? Well, as internet speeds get faster on the continent there are a few dedicated online stations that stream television shows and movies from countries such as Kenya, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa and many more.
If you are in the UK and are looking for the ultimate African market experience, then look no further then Pop Up Africa!
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization ( UNESCO) has designated 129 World Heritage Sites in Africa. Here are a few of some of the most famous ones that we feel kids should know about.
Make it a date this Sunday in London as Black History Walks in partnership with the African edutainment company Obi & Titi will be playing a double bill of the classic cartoon Kirkou .at the Phoenix Cinema.
There will be a 15 interval in between the screenings and a stall to get Obi & Titi books and items.
For more information on the event click here