Meet Africa's cartoon superhero
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Meet Kwezi - Africa's cartoon superhero

Most comic book superheroes are Europeans or white Americans but one artist in South Africa has been trying to change that.

"Kwezi" (star in Xhosa and Zulu) is the brainchild of Loyiso Mkize, who describes it as a coming-of-age story about finding one's heritage.

He's been speaking to the BBC about his work in visual art and why he feels Africa needs to have its own superheroes.

  • 13 Jul 2016
  • From the section Africa
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