The Africa’s Slum Makoko
Documentary on People Living In Makoko.
Nyekachi Douglas, Sonny
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As 17 African countries mark 61 years since 'independence', we ask the question - Is Afrika truly independent, truly liberated and truly free? Much fanfare surrounded the announcements and the continued commemoration of these days by nations across the continent - and our history books are full of accounts about how we got here... but what's the truth? What is Afrika dealing with and how do we face it? Let's talk!