Netflix’s first children’s animation from Africa is an all-girl spy team written by women

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Netflix announced Tuesday that it will air its first animated original series from Africa titled “Mama K’s Team 4.” The series will revolve around four teen girls, who reside in a neo-futuristic Lusaka, Zambia, that are recruited by a retired secret agent to save the world. Designed by Cameroonian artist Malcolm Wope, Mama K’s Team 4 draws visual inspiration from the retro-R&B and hip-hop girl groups of the ’90s. The series was created by Malenga Mulendema, a Zambian writer who was one of eight winners in the Triggerfish Story Lab Initiative in 2015.

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Author: Kimberly Franklin