By Ntandoyenkosi Mncube via https://city-press.news24.com
Cartoons were an exciting part of Malenga Mulendema’s childhood in Lusaka in Zambia, but she did not see herself – a black girl – on the screen.
She tried to fill this gap by writing and acting out stories with her friends and family.
Today the writer is the creator of the first African animation series on Netflix and she’s not just putting one black African girl superhero out there, but a pack of four. They are the stars of the pending series Mama K’s Team 4.
Her animation journey began when she was offered the opportunity to pitch an animated TV series to Triggerfish Animation Studios’ Story …