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O’Plerou Grebet: The 21-Year-Old Student Who Has Created African Emojis

O’Plerou Grebet, creator of the Zouzoukwa African Emojis (credit: BBC)

The emojis we use currently do not have African stuff which we can easily relate to.

A young Ivorian student, in helping solve this issue has created emojis that Africans can actually relate to.

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He calls it the Zouzoukwa African emojis.

O’Plerou Grebet has created more than 350 downloadable emojis with West African cultural references.

The 21-year-old aims to study 3D design and virtual reality so he can find new ways of honouring African tradition.

He’s won two awards for his creations.

source: BBC

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