New Netflix documentary – African Queens: Njinga




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A new documentary about Queen Njinga of Angola is coming to Netflix next week.

The synopsis reads, “From Executive Producer Jada Pinkett Smith comes a new documentary series exploring the lives of prominent and iconic African Queens. The first season will cover the life of Njinga, the complex, captivating, and fearless 17th-century warrior queen of Ndongo and Matamba, in modern-day Angola. The nation’s first female ruler, Njinga earned a reputation for her blend of political and diplomatic skill with military prowess and became an icon of resistance.

The documentary is set to be released on 15 February.






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