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Published on Oct 8, 2012

With more than a billion people spread across 54 countries speaking more than 3,000 languages, Africa cannot -- and should not -- be limited to a single narrative. Africa Straight Up is a more complete story about Africa and its diaspora.

Share your personal story about Africa at Africa.com or on Twitter @Africa_com with the hashtag #AfricaStraightUp.




WRITTEN AND EXECUTIVE PRODUCED BY

Teresa Hillary Clarke


DIRECTOR

Jaime Puerta
Warren Adams


PRODUCER

Jaime Puerta
Warren Adams


EDITOR

Jaime Puerta


EDIT ASSISTANT

Santho Mohapeloa


SPECIAL THANKS TO
(in order of appearance)

Chimamanda Adichie
Lira
M.I
Moss Ngoasheng
Warren Adams
"Naija Friends"
David Kobia
Ory Okolloh
Erik Hersman
Juliana Rotich
Su Kahumbu
Patrick Awuah
Ken Okoth
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala
Eleni Gabre-Madhin
Aliko Dangote
Farayi Chipungu
Mo Ibrahim
Youssou_N'Dour
Angelique Kidjo
Yasser Jradi,
Badiaa Bouhrizi,
Bendir Man,
Nawel Ben Kraiem,
Si Lemhaf
Armada Bizerta
George Ayittey
Tony Elumelu, MFR
Prime Minister Tony Blair
President Barack Obama
Herman Chinery-Hesse
Fred Swaniker
Acha Leke
Hakeem Belo-Osagie
Addis Alemayehou
Tonye Cole
Eric Kacou
Arthur Mutambara


ASSOCIATE PRODUCER

Jackie C. Lin / JAJ Productions

PRODUCTION COORDINATORS

Laura Joseph
Mel Okudo
Justina Hierta
Jayanthi Daniel
Daniel Sodkiewicz


CAMERA

Richard Muller
Mark Chipps
Gordon "Flash" Yu


GRAPHICS

Raghul Sridharan
Jaime Puerta
Elena Salas


SUPERVISING SOUND EDITING

Pablo Diez Casajuana


SOUND EDITOR

Lorenzo Spagli


VOICE OVER RECORDING

George Rivera



MUSIC & VIDEO FOOTAGE PROVIDED BY

TED, USA
Sony Music, South Africa
MTV Base, South Africa
Chocolate City Group, Nigeria
Twentieth Century Fox, USA
Bani Productions, Nigeria
Safaricom, Kenya
Ushahidi, Kenya
Voice of America, USA
Internet World Statistics, USA
Al Jazeera, Qatar
McNulty Prize, Aspen Institute, USA
Children of Kibera Foundation, Kenya
Student Sponsorship Programme, South Africa
Mo Ibrahim Foundation, London
Tony Elumelu Foundation, Nigeria
BET, USA
Poverty Cure, Acton Institute, USA
African Leadership Network, South Africa
Sahara Reporters, USA
The White House, USA

MUSIC

"Feel Good"
performed by
Lira
under license from Columbia
licensed courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment (Pty) Ltd


"Phakade"
performed by Lira
under license from Columbia
licensed courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment (Pty) Ltd


"Rise Again"
performed by Lira
under license from Columbia
licensed courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment (Pty) Ltd


"Undisputed"
performed by M.I
licensed courtesy of Chocolate City Group

"Action Film"
performed by M.I
licensed courtesy of Chocolate City Group


"Enti Essout"
("You are the Voice")
performed by
Yasser Jradi, Badiaa Bouhrizi, Bendir Man, Nawel Ben Kraiem,
and Si Lemhaf and Armada Bizerta
[under creative commons license]

"I was wrong"
performed by Mikael Karlsson
licensed courtesy of Mikael Karlsson


LOCATION STAGING

South African Tourism
Sthu Zungu
Justin Barnette

LEGAL COUNSEL

White & Case
Adam Chernichaw
Stefan Mentzer


PUBLIC RELATIONS

Afua Osei




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