You should know
Suicide bombers in Cameroon attack and kill 32, wounding dozens. Officials believe the Nigerian Islamic extremist group, Boko Haram is behind the attack (Reuters).
The president of Burkina Faso vowed to free the Australian citizens kidnapped by terrorist groups earlier this month (News 24).
The Ghanian cedi could fall below 4 cedis to the US dollar during the first economic quarter of 2016, according to a local economist (Accra City Times).
What We Need
Nigeria‘s iROKO TV (@irokotv), “the Netflix of Africa” and hub for all things Nollywood, has pledged to put out at least 300 hours of new viewing content this year in wake of Netflix announcing its global expansion to Africa (Quartz Africa).
Identity & Culture
In case you haven’t heard, Dennis Owusu-Ansah, a Ghanian artist based in New York is changing the way we see African American celebrity icons. The artist has transformed the portraits of Drake, Rihanna, and Beyonce by illustrating them in traditional African fabrics (CNN).
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