The Emoji Designer Who's Bringing African Culture To Smartphone Keyboa – AuthenticAfrican

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Stickers designed by Grebet depict a local musician (left), and a woman wearing a traditional head scarf.

O'Plerou Grebet, a graphic design student from Ivory Coast, created over 360 emojis depicting different facets of African life, from the djembe drum to a henna-dyed hand.

(Image credit: O'Plerou Grebet)