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Afro-Colombian Teen Witch Drama 'Siempre Bruja' Is Set To Premiere on Netflix February 2019

Watch the announcement clip featuring the series' star Angely Gaviria.

Back in October, Netflix shook the internet revealing a new drama series featuring a badass Afro-Colombian bruja.

Now we can mark our calendars to commence the binging. Siempre Bruja (Always a Witch) will be available to watch on Netflix on February 1, 2019, Shadow and Act reports.


In the series we'll meet Carmen, a young black bruja who time travels to avoid being burned at the stake in 1646 Cartagena, Colombia. We'll follow her as she adjusts to the city's modern life in the present day.

Siempre Bruja is based on the novel by author Isidora Chacon, Yo, Bruja. Production commenced this past summer and will have 10, 1-hour episodes in its first season.

Watch the magical announcement clip below, featuring actor Angela Gaviria, who plays Carmen in the series.

Siempre Bruja: Always a Witch | Date Announcement [HD] | Netflix youtu.be

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Josh2funny Is the Nigerian Comedian Inspiring Global Trends

The internet sensation speaks to OkayAfrica about his journey, the several comedy personalities he's created over the years, creating the viral #DontLeaveMe challenge, and being properly credited for his work.

Nigeria's pool of social media comedians is ever increasing, and this is backed by the heavy consumption of online content by Nigerians and the quick rise to stardom of viral internet sensations. Although these internet sensations easily transition into stage comedians and online influencers, more often than not. they fade away as quickly as they rise to prominence. Variety is the only way to remain relevant. The audience has become ever so demanding of new creative ventures and they are fed by the immediacy the internet offers.

Josh Alfred, otherwise known as Josh2funny, has had an unusual path to internet comedy fame. He began his online comedy journey after failing in his stand-up comedy foray. Inspired by the vast consumption of social media comedy content, Josh2funny made his first skit in 2016—a short dry humour video which he comically slapped his friend into a state of perpetual confusion.

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