Norway aid video challenges Africa's image


Africa may well have an image of a continent riddled with conflict, disease, corruption, poverty, and brutal dictatorships.

But that stereotypical negative picture is one that a group of South African students, along with an aid agency in Norway, is challenging.

They've turned the tables by producing a fictional Christmas appeal video that portrays Norway as a bitterly cold country full of freezing people in need.

And it's Africans rushing to their aid.

BBC Africa's Alex Jakana reports.

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