Disney announces collaboration with African entertainment company for 'first-of-its-kind'

Tired of non-Africans revealing to African stories, three companions from Nigeria and Uganda made Kugali Media in 2017 to recount stories out of the mainland.

Through the amusement organization, the companions - Tolu Olowofoyeku, Hamid Ibrahim, and Fikayo Adeola - made a comic book assortment called "Iwaju", set in an advanced Lagos, Nigeria's capital city.  

Presently, "Iwaju" - which generally means "the future" in the Yoruba language spoken in West Africa - has been gotten as another TV arrangement by Walt Disney Animation Studios.  

Disney reported yesterday that the energized arrangement will debut on its Disney+ streaming stage in 2022, considering it a "first-of-its-sort joint effort."  

While more explicit insights concerning the show are not yet accessible, Disney Animation Studios' Chief Creative Officer, Jennifer Lee, said it will investigate topics of "class, blamelessness and stirring things up."  

Talking about Kugali, Lee added "their gifts as narrators overwhelmed us."  

This isn't the first run through Disney has collaborated with African amusement organizations. In September, the studio collaborated with Nigeria's FilmOne diversion to circulate Disney-claimed films in English-speaking West Africa.