Netflix unveils new African collection
In celebration of Africa Day on May 25 and Africa Month throughout May, global streaming platform Netflix has launched a new collection of content titled From Cape to Cairo.
The collection aims to highlight African stories and storytellers from across the continent.
Netflix said: “There’s plenty that’s unique about Africa, from being the world’s hottest continent to being home to more than 1.2 billion people spread over 54 countries who speak more than 2,000 different languages. With this rich cultural heritage, there’s a multitude of stories to be told from, and about, the continent and its people.”
From Cape to Cairo will feature African films including Silverton Siege and Man of God. It will also include South African true crime docuseries Senzo: Murder of a Soccer Star, reality show Young Famous & African, drama series King of Boys: Return of the King, Nigerian show Blood Sisters and South African title Savage Beauty.
In addition, the collection will showcase content focusing on African culture and history, content from female African creators and programming from the African diaspora.
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