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Beyonce’s lemonade and influencers as drivers of African Cultures

Beyonce’s lemonade and influencers as drivers of African Cultures

As of my last count, Beyoncé’s lemonade has inspired about a dozen articles on the Osun (pronounced Oshun) deity, a religious feature of African Culture. Consequently, this has created some positive awareness about what is now described by the generic phrase, Yoruba religion,...
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Cartoons! Demystifying the Digital Storytelling Process

Cartoons! Demystifying the Digital Storytelling Process

Please, watch this cartoon video.   What did you make of it? What if I told you 75% of the cartoon story was done by a 6 and 4 year old in about 8 hours, would that change your perception? What if I added that prior to that day, David (6) and Daniel (4) only consumed cartoon...
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Diary: Creating impact with African Stories; Phase I

Diary: Creating impact with African Stories; Phase I

A story is worth nothing without an audience — anonymous That single line captures the context to the first phase of our Digital Storytelling showcase. In a previous piece, I shared the background to the Digital Storytelling Showcase. Briefly, its primary aim is to inspire the...
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International Women's Day

Happy International Women’s Day

It’s International Women’s Day. Many agree that everyday should be International Women’s Day for obvious reasons. One of my favourite quotes about women is taken from the Yoruba Culture. Iya ni wura ti a ko le fi owo ra It means, “A Mother is a Priceless...
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Digital Storytelling Workshop; Drawing

Session 3 of the Digital Storytelling Workshop was an exciting one for David and Daniel. One significant reason for that was its sole focus drawing. First, a quick recap of how we got here. In session 1, David (6) and Daniel (5) were introduced to the Digital Storytelling...
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Creating Impacts with African Stories

Creating Impact with African Stories

There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you. – Maya Angelou Starting March 2016, in partnership with the Lagos State Local Government Education Authority and OneDot Photography, Genii Games will be showcasing our African stories to over 1000 pupils...
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Digital Storytelling Workshop: Storyboarding

During last week’s session of the Digital Storytelling Workshop, David (6) and Daniel (5) worked to produce a written script after Blaze and the Monster Machines, the popular cartoon that shows on Nick Jnr. The outcome was pretty impressive given I’d only just introduced them to...
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Genii Games Rebranded

2016 remains a great work in progress for us. Our Animated TV series is in development, Digital Storytelling Workshop in full swing…read more here. We also felt strongly about tweaking a few things to reflect our mission to make African Cultures fun for kids everywhere. Our...
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Digital Storytelling Workshop: Unlearning to learn

Prior to the Digital Storytelling Workshop, one would have thought with 2 years of experience working with Children across Summer Camps and Schools, I’d learnt all there was to know handling Children. Well, with kids, you never stop learning especially given their varying levels...
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2015 in a whiz! 2016 with a bang!

Published in the nick of time! I’d set a personal goal to publish this piece before the end of January. Yay! * sips iced water* See, I didn’t want to just spew out a recap of the past year without including the interesting things that Genii Games is already working on this year....
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