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African Folktales with Miss Jo Jo
12 minutes | Sep 20, 2022
Why The Lizard Continually Moves His Head Up and Down
New episodes come out every Tuesday for free, with 1-week early access for ABF Fam subscribers. Today our magic jeep visits our friend Hyena, who is determined to win the Queen’s special prize – a magical flute that plays on its own! The only problem is that in order to do so, he must find out what the secret phrase is. How will Hyena figure it out? Come along on our adventure to see what he thinks of!
11 minutes | Sep 13, 2022
Anansi and the Magic Stone
New episodes come out every Tuesday for free, with 1-week early access for ABF Fam subscribers. Today our magic jeep brings us to the village where Anansi and his cousin Kofi live! Anansi suspects Kofi is keeping a secret from him, yet Kofi refuses to tell. What secret is Kofi hiding, and how will Anansi get the answer? Listen to find out!
13 minutes | Sep 6, 2022
Tortoise and the Igbako
New episodes come out every Tuesday for free, with 1-week early access for ABF Fam subscribers. Today our magic jeep brings us to a land where fairies use magic to make wonderful things! When Tortoise is given a magical stone, he uses it for the wrong reasons. A kind water fairy is determined to teach him a lesson with the help of Bird. How will they go about teaching Tortoise? Listen to find out!
11 minutes | Aug 30, 2022
The Case of the Uncooked Eggs
New episodes come out every Tuesday for free, with 1-week early access for ABF Fam subscribers. Today our magic jeep takes us to a small town in Haiti, where a woman’s kindness is rewarded with three beautiful eggs. They help her buy many wonderful things like animals, plants, and land! But soon, a greedy man will demand that she give half of her belongings to him. What will happen to the woman?
9 minutes | Aug 23, 2022
Why the Moon and the Stars Receive their Light from the Sun
New episodes come out every Tuesday for free, with 1-week early access for ABF Fam subscribers. Today our magic jeep visits Father Anansi and his son Keku, who have a very scary encounter with a dragon! When it snatches them away and locks them up in its castle, the clever Keku must find a way to save everyone. What will his plan be?
8 minutes | Aug 16, 2022
How We Got The Name “Spider Tales”
New episodes come out every Tuesday for free, with 1-week early access for ABF Fam subscribers. Today our magic jeep takes us on a trip to visit our old friend, Anansi the Spider! This time, Anansi wants all stories to be about him. The only problem is that King Kupo has three tasks that Anansi must complete first in order to fulfill his wish. Will Anansi be able to succeed?
7 minutes | Aug 9, 2022
How Tomatoes First Grew
New episodes come out every Tuesday for free, with 1-week early access for ABF Fam subscribers. Today our magic jeep brings us to a land where everyone seems to have bad luck. No matter how hard they try to get rid of it, nothing works! It will take the smart thinking of a group of ants to break the cycle. How will they manage to do it?
11 minutes | Aug 2, 2022
The Squirrel and the Spider
New episodes come out every Tuesday for free, with 1-week early access for ABF Fam subscribers. Today our magic jeep visits a beautiful little farm that Squirrel’s worked hard on. He grows lots of yummy corn there – but the problem is that naughty Spider keeps stealing it! Will Spider realize what he’s doing is wrong? And will Squirrel find a way to get his corn back?
11 minutes | Jul 26, 2022
The Leopard and the Ram
New episodes come out every Tuesday for free, with 1-week early access for ABF Fam subscribers. Today our magic jeep transports us into the woods, where Ram and Leopard are hard at work building a new home. The only problem is that they always show up at different times! What will happen when the two animals finally run into each other?
13 minutes | Jul 19, 2022
The Tortoise and the Elephant
New episodes come out every Tuesday for free, with 1-week early access for ABF Fam subscribers. Today our magic jeep brings us to a village where animals can speak like humans! When the good Queen gets sick one day, it’s up to clever Tortoise to save the day. But how will she manage to convince the proud Elephant to help them out?
2 minutes | Jun 21, 2022
The Return of African Folktales With Ms. JoJo
Great news everyone! African Folktales is coming back with new, exciting adventures that are waiting for you just around the corner! Come join the amazing Ms. JoJo on July 19th for a new season! As we get ready for the big day, be sure to check out our previous journeys in Ms. Jojo’s magical jeep!
9 minutes | Mar 17, 2022
A Good Fortune in Camels
Today our magic jeep takes us to where a man named Ali wishes to set out and earn a fortune for him and his wife. After some work, Ali has enough money to buy two camels. But he soon ends up giving away his camels for some valuable advice from the fortune teller. Will this advice end up paying off for Ali? Miss JoJo is here to let you know!
8 minutes | Mar 10, 2022
The Boy and the Drum
Today our magic jeep takes us to where a boy named Afi wishes to go hunting. But when it begins to rain, he asks the tortoise for shelter. This results in Afi getting stuck on a drum. The tortoise then carries the drum to the village for a drumming competition. Can the tortoise win with his special drum?
7 minutes | Mar 3, 2022
The Magic Crocodile
Today our magic jeep takes us to where a magic crocodile who lives in a cave among other animals. When a hunter comes to the cave, he tries to catch the crocodile, but when he raises his bow, something remarkable happens. Find out how exactly the crocodile prevents the hunters from entering the cave.
11 minutes | Feb 24, 2022
The Hare Trades a Bag of Corn
Today our magic jeep takes us to where an elephant and a hare are ready to trade some delicious items from their farm. But the hare feels guilty that he didn’t help the elephant enough, so the hare decides to take some corn and find out what he can trade it for. This leads to an exciting adventure where the hare continues to trade a number of items. Find out what the hare and the elephant end up with!
7 minutes | Feb 17, 2022
The Man Who Never Lied
Time to take a trip down memory lane! Once upon a time there lived a wise man by the name of Moe. He never lied. All the people in the land, even the ones who lived hundreds of miles away, knew about him. One day, the Queen of the land was determined to trick Moe and make him lie. Will it work? Will Moe lie? Listen and find out!
6 minutes | Feb 10, 2022
Mr. Ananse and the Pot of Wisdom
We take a trip down memory lane! Mr. Ananse, a mean and greedy man, collects all of the wisdom in the world and does not want to share it. Instead, he decides to keep it in a pot around his neck. One day Mr. Ananse decides to hide the pot on top of the tallest tree in the forest. However, he struggles to climb up the tree with the heavy pot. His son watches him struggle, and then suggests that he put the pot on his back. Mr. Ananse listens to his son and quickly realizes that he is not the only one with wisdom.
9 minutes | Feb 3, 2022
Bobo and the Turtle
Take a trip down memory lane! Listen to this classic episode! Bobo, the spider prepares a meal and just as he is about to eat, he is interrupted by an unexpected guest. Bobo invites the turtle to join him, but then sends him off to wash his hands - not once, but twice. By the time the turtle returned, all the food was gone. When the tables get turned, Bobo also misses out on the turtle’s lovely meal.
9 minutes | Jan 27, 2022
The Lion and the Drum
Take a trip down memory lane! Listen to this classic episode. The Lion discovers a magical world as he chases the fruit from the palm tree into a deep hole. There he finds Zebra eating all of his fruit. Zebra apologizes and agrees to give the Lion a drum, in exchange for the food. The drum provides Lion with so much food that he is able to share it with his friends. However, one day the drum breaks. Lion returns to Zebra, and lies to him in order to receive a larger drum. Little does he know that you can’t fool Zebra. Rather than receive more food from the drum, the Lion is chased by a swarm of bumble bees.
8 minutes | Jan 20, 2022
The Chimp and the King of the Jungle
Today our magic jeep takes us to where the Chimpanzee wants to become the new king of the jungle. He believes that he deserves the title because he is the most like the humans. The Chimp’s friend, the Tortoise, tells him that the Lion is the king of the jungle. The Chimp gets upset and steals the Tortoise’s food. The Tortoise then decides to teach the Chimp a lesson by sending the Lion after him. Press play and find out who really is the king of the jungle!
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