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Netflix picks first animated African series

Netflix announced Tuesday that it will air its first animated original series from Africa.

Netflix intends to hire female African writers to work on its latest animated African series.

The series dubbed ‘”Mama K’s Team 4″ was created by Zambian writer Malenga Mulendema and is about 4 teenage superheroes.

The series follows four teenage girls living in a futuristic version of Lusaka, Zambia, who are recruited by a retired secret agent to save the world. It was created by Zambian writer Malenga Mulendema, who in 2015 was one of eight winners of the Triggerfish Story Lab, a pan-African talent search backed by the Cape Town-based animation studio and The Walt Disney Co. The series is designed by the Cameroonian artist Malcolm Wope.



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