American actor Samuel L. Jackson in Ghana to shoot documentary on slavery

American actor Samuel L. Jackson in Ghana to shoot documentary on slavery

- Well-known American actor, Samuel Leroy Jackson, is in Ghana to shoot a documentary focused on slavery in Africa

- The movie actor, who has starred in over 150 movies, is a prolific diver and would host the series, Enslaved, which would be shot

- In the course of the series Jackson would dive into the seas in search of ships that sunk together with human cargo

Popular American actor, Samuel Leroy Jackson, has arrived in Ghana to shoot a documentary on slavery.

Jackson, who has starred in over 150 films, arrived in the country from Gabon, where he believes he hails from.

YEN.com.gh understands that the documentary, titled, “Enslaved”, will be in six parts and hosted by Jackson.

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The series would be focused on retelling the horrors of slavery with the help of underwater technology.

Created by documentary outfit Associated, the series would begin at the time that Ghana is celebrating 2019 as the Year of Return.

This stems from the fact that the first slaves captured from Africa arrived in Jameston, Virgina, exactly 400 years ago.

Jackson, a licensed diver, would, as part of the series, search for ships that sunk together with their human cargo.

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The project is intended to retrace the traumatic voyage that sent millions of Africans into slavery.

Per a report by myjoyonline.com, the actor was spotted at +233 Jazz Bar & Grill where he gave a speech.

In another report, two Ghanaian female graduates, Mavis Kusi and Sharon Aforo Acheampong, have developed a device capable of repelling mosquitoes.

The aim is to prevent the insects from biting humans so as to help eradicate mosquitoes an to an extent, malaria from Ghana.

The device is composed of IoT technology and is capable of repelling as well as collecting data on mosquitoes that come within two metres in specific areas.

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Source: Yen News

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