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Usawa game launched in Nairobi (September 2023)

After a year’s work by the artistic and technical teams of the ‘Gaming against slavery’ project, split between Mali, Senegal, Kenya, the UK and France, a first version of the game was launched in Nairobi on 30 September 2023! The launch took place at the Game Centre in Nairobi, and was attended by around thirty people (developers, artists, bloggers, etc.).

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“Gaming Against Slavery” : the Djonya Kêlè Game Jams

Last December 2022, Marie Rodet with partners Donkosira (Mali) and Jiwe Studios (Kenya) organised a game jam in Bamako (Mali) with young villager participants in the project Djonya Kêlè Ja Toulon to design video game concepts to raise awareness on the issue of descent-based slavery and give people the tools and inspiration to fight it. These concepts were based on the oral history work about descent-based

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The Bamako Game Jam, 19-22 December 2022

The Bamako Game Jam, 19-22 December 2022 The twenty villagers participating in the Djonya Kêlè Ja Toulon project met from 19 to 22 December in Bamako for the final workshop, a Game Jam organised in partnership with Jiwe Studios (Kenya). Jiwe accompanied them to deepen their knowledge of video games in order to design a game about descent-based slavery. Various

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