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The Future is African: How this Web Series is Bringing the Real Africa to the World

#AfricanintheMedia is a new web series that aims to disrupt the current narrative around Africa and Africans

Cliches of starving children and the belief that Africans are uncivilized and war hungry, are ubiquitous in the mainstream media. Slice Up’s new web series #AfricainTheMedia aims to challenge these tropes by providing an African gaze on the continent. It looks at how we see Africa portrayed now, and how this is going to change quite rapidly. The web series features influencers from the Francophone world such as Binetou Sylla, CEO of Syllart Records, Blick Bassy and Aïssa Maïga.

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