Sesame Street Comes to Nigeria


Some of you might have grown up watching the US kids’ show Sesame Street. Well, Sesame Street is coming to Nigerian television screens. A locally produced version with Nigerian version called “Sesame Square” will be broadcast in Nigeria. It will feature Nigerian characters and voices, including “Zobi, a yam-eating taxi driver, and Kami, a talkative five-year-old living with HIV”.

http://uk.reuters.com/article/idUKTRE68G1V620100920

http://freakonomics.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/08/31/sesame-street-nigerian-style/

http://blogs.bet.com/entertainment/staytuned/tag/sesame-street-nigeria/

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100824/ap_on_re_af/af_nigeria_sesame_street;_ylt=As34zGDuJMjCZtbcF78GBD696Q8F;_ylu=
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http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE68G1V620100917

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