Netflix's first African original series, Queen Sono - about a spy from South Africa - has been released.
The streaming site's six-episode TV thriller stars South African Pearl Thusi as the eponymous secret agent.
Written and directed by Kagiso Lediga, an award-winning stand-up comedian in South Africa, Queen Sono is filmed in several locations across the continent.
Thusi is quoted as saying that it is empowering for Africans to tell their own stories.
"Controlling the narrative is really important because we're tired of seeing, particularly, just struggle stories.