Video - Tade Ajiboye, the 19 year old Nigerian game developer

Alongside all the educational session at SMWLagos, I got a chance to meet many cool content creators. One of which is Tade Ajiboye, a young Nigerian game developer who created the nostalgic "water bubble" game, modeled after the handheld manual version we played as little children. I was able to get a video interview with Tade and this, by the way, is my first ever video exclusively shot and edited by me. The video was made entirely with my iPhone SE too! (Yes, I'm proud of myself) Watch video below

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...And on the fifth day, it came to an end

The amplify team attended all five days of the social media week program. I was privileged to be in the audience during many of the great sessions put together by the SMWLagos team. As a brief overview of my time there, I'd be putting together my favorite session from each day, starting from Monday. Monday New Media, New Platforms, and the Future of doing Business in Africa. Long title but great session. Hosted by our very own Zain Verjee, the panel featured old-hands like SMWLagos co-founder, Obi Asika, Mo Abudu, Bolanle Austin-Peters, Pierre Cherraua and Chika Nwobi. The session started with Obi Asika, Bolanle Austin-Peters, Pierre and Mr Nwobi giving us valuable pointers on how to make our way around t...

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Run - a Visual Non-Film

IntroductionBefore the western world introduced video tapes and film, Africans have told visual stories with words and songs. Stories that you can see only with your mind's eyes. "Run" is one of such stories, an African visual story told with words. Part 1 Okoye had always been a fearful man. He feared not man or woman but the things unknown. Though he never asked, he always wondered what lay beyond the seas and the deep dark forests that none neared. He wondered but he never really wanted to know for fear that it would be something beyond the ordinary. On the day of the events leading to this story, Okoye went into the bushes to pick Udara. It was rather early, at the very dawn of the day, perhaps 3 a.m in o...

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