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Leti Arts launches new comic book, ‘Blind Frontiers: Niuma’s Tale’



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Niuma, a video game character has been brought alive in a comic book through a partnership facilitated by French Embassy (Institut Français Ghana).  Leti Arts (Ghana) and Blind Bend Studios (France) have teamed up to create ‘Blind Frontiers: Niuma’s Tale’, outdooring the first Super Heroine with Albinism from Africa!

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Like all children in Wadis City, Niuma dreams of exploring the outside world. Her disability excludes her from the other children, who rub shoulders with her only to make fun of her. Besides, she has bad blood with her adoptive sister, Hadja who finds pleasure in humiliating her.

To have their approval, Niuma spends her free time making her prosthetic arms and goggles. But with scrap materials, she struggles to have fine results. Still, she remains stubborn.One day, Niuma decides to follow a group of children, against their will, including her adoptive sisters in a forbidden exploration far from the slum.

The children find themselves face to face with an old machine that they accidentally reactivate. It started shooting on sight, making it impossible to return to the slum. Niuma will manage to end the attack, by entering into the machine and disabling it.

She will then realize her full potential. Her ability will not only save the children from certain death, but also save the entire population, who was going to a death from starvation. Adults of Wadis City, including N’A, knew about these machines, which prevented them from expanding their territory securely.


It turns out that Niu is the only one who knows how to tame the machines of the Wadis, which also constitutes better resources to manufacture and increase her new arm and bionic glasses.


Niuma has blue eyes and golden hair, a creamy complexion with light stains from sun burn. She still has a cap on her head. She has rather dense, frizzy hair that goes above her shoulders. Furthermore, she had a bad vision with nystagmus

Heroic Features

She has a mechanical arm that allow her to mind controlled other mechanics, as well as zoom glasses 


Niuma’s superpower

Niuma got the power to have an innate understanding of mechanics with no study. That means she can create, repair and analyze all kinds of mechanics stuff. Her only limit is the resources that are limited in her world.

Niuma’s personality

As smart as she is, with a fearless personality, she seems to be assertive, but actually lacks self-esteem. She is easily distracted from the work at hand at times. She has retrograde amnesia and is not able to remember a past when she had both arms.But it did not seem to have any repercussions in her life. She gets angry easily, that cause other children to make more fun of her, in order to “Unleashed the beast”


Leti Arts launched the comic book as part of  hosting French artist in residence, Mrs. Teninke Camara, with the support of Institut Français Ghana and Institut Français Paris.

Eyram Tawia, CEO and Co-founder of Leti Arts, commented: “We wish to express our profound gratitude for the great investment made into Niuma’s birth. This gesture is not only going to help print more copies, but would go a long way down in the history of games and comics on the African continent.. that proud feeling that you were part of the inception of an iconic character becoming a voice for persons with Albinism globally.”

Niuma’s Tale will be fully released in mid April 2022. The comic will be available on Afrocomix app, Amazon (Print), Kindle, Comixology and in print at the Leti Arts office.
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Is a Free VPN Safe to Use? Exploring the Risks and Benefits



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In our current digital age, online privacy and security have become an importantt concerns for internet users around the world. With the increasing prevalence of cyber threats and data breaches, people are actively seeking ways to protect their online activities. Virtual Private Networks, or VPNs, have gained popularity as tools that promise safeguarding your digital footprint. While there are many VPN options available, free VPNs, in particular, have garnered significant attention due to their accessibility. In this article, we will explore the risks and benefits of using a free VPN, with a focus on free VPN for Windows.

Understanding VPNs: What Are They?

Before delving into the world of free VPNs, let’s understand what a VPN is and how it works. A VPN is essentially a service that establishes a secure, encrypted connection between your device (in this case, your Windows PC) and a remote server. This connection masks your IP address and encrypts your internet traffic, making it difficult for third parties, such as hackers or government agencies, to monitor your online activities.

The Benefits of Using a Free VPN

Enhanced Privacy: One of the primary advantages of using a free VPN is the boost in online privacy. Your internet service provider (ISP), websites, and even potential cybercriminals won’t be able to track your online behavior when you’re connected to a VPN.


Bypassing Geo-Restrictions: Free VPNs often allow users to access geo-restricted content. For example, if a streaming platform or website is only accessible in certain regions, a VPN can make it appear as though you’re browsing from an eligible location.

Protection on Public Wi-Fi: When you connect to public Wi-Fi networks, your data becomes vulnerable to interception. A free VPN can add an extra layer of security when you’re using unsecured public Wi-Fi at cafes, airports, or hotels.

The Risks Associated with Free VPNs

Data Logging: Many free VPN providers track and log user data. This can include your online activities, websites visited, and even personal information. This data may then be sold to third parties or used for targeted advertising.

Inadequate Security Measures: Some free VPNs might not implement robust encryption protocols, leaving your data vulnerable to breaches or leaks.


Limited Features: Free VPNs often come with limitations, such as slower connection speeds, data caps, and fewer server locations. These restrictions can hinder your online experience.

Malware and Adware: Some free VPN services have been found to include malware or adware in their software, potentially infecting your device.

Uncertain Jurisdiction: Free VPN providers can be based in countries with lax data privacy laws, which means they may not be obligated to protect your data.