Lupita Nyong'o releases new kids' show Sema tailor-made for African kids

Lupita Nyong'o releases new kids' show Sema tailor-made for African kids

- Hollywood actress Lupita Nyong'o has announced that she will be releasing a new show meant to empower African children

- According to the 38-year-old, the new kid's show Sema will air on Youtube from March 8

- Her fans shared their excitement and congratulated the star for always representing the continent with her work

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Mexican-Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong'o has released a new project that will see people who never read her children's book even more excited.

Lupita Nyong'o releases new kid's show Sema tailor-made for African kids
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The 38-year-old star shared with her fans that she had produced a new kid's show which is tailor-made for African children.

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Majorly, when watching most kids animated series, most of them either depicted white kids, and now, the Black Panther actress is giving black native Africans something worth watching.

Lupita's children's book Sulwe borrowed the name from her native Dholuo language. Her new show in collaboration with Kukua is titled Sema, which is Swahili meaning 'say'.

Here is what she posted on her Twitter page:

''This is Sema, an extraordinary African girl on a mission to change the world! You'll meet her on the new @YouTube series #SuperSema that I am producing with Kukua. The show premieres March 8 and the trailer drops this Friday! @SuperSemaKukua #TimeToChangeTheWorld #AfricaKidPower.''

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The Hollywood actress has been passionate about empowering young kids, especially black children to have confidence in themselves and big dreams in life.

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She also posted the same on her Instagram page, alerting fans about the new kids show. sampled some of the comments from her posts:

@LdotAdot said:

''She just keeps getting more and more impressive''

@Chinesu1978 commented:

''I cannot wait to see all the wonderful work and love you poured into this. I am excited.''


''I cannot wait to see this and I am sure it has a great message to educate so many people about who we are. I really love you sister and how true you stay to yourself.''

@Nikimags said:

''Please use your African accent.''

@canwisegrrl added:

''My grown self is ready for this!''

@faroukbobby commented:

''Your representation for black kids everywhere is extraordinary. Love you Lupita.''

@ramellakeem said:

''I will have my daughters watching this.''

The actress recently announced that her children's book Sulwe would be produced by Netflix as an animated musical.

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Lupita said that she was thrilled about the project and hoped it would inspire children all around the world as the story of Sulwe is one that is very close to her heart.

However, no other details about the planned animated musical have been released and fans are just waiting to see what it will be all about.

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