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Meet O’Plerou Grebet: The student who created African Emojis

Texting your friends and ':)' isn't quite enough?

Meet O’Plerou Grebet, the student who has created more than 350 downloadable emojis with West African cultural references.

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

Source: Video journalist: Arwa Barkallah for BBC Africa


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