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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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The African Union Condemns Violence Against #EndSARS Protesters in Nigeria

The African Union Commission chairperson has (finally) condemned the deadly violence against protesters calling for an end to police brutality in Nigeria. However, many feel the body's declaration is a little too late.

EWN reports that the African Union (AU) Commission chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat has "strongly condemned the violence that erupted on 20 October 2020 during protests in Lagos, Nigeria that has resulted in multiple deaths and injuries." However, Mahamat's statement did not specifically denounce the actions of the security forces' actions. This past Tuesday, protesters calling for the disbandment of the infamous and an end to police brutality, were shot at by security forces at Lekki Toll Gate. The incident occurred shortly after an abrupt 24-hour curfew had been imposed by the State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the AU has called for all involved "political and social actors to reject the use of violence and respect human rights and the rule of law" and recommended that they "privilege dialogue".
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How Technology Is Playing a Crucial Role in the #EndSARS Protests

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