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Willy Mouele, better known by his pseudonym Willy Zekid, began his cartooning career with the newspaper Ngouvou in the Republic of the Congo. Willy Zekid honed his talent for cartooning with Ngouvou until 1999 when, because of the civil war in the Republic of the Congo, he was forced into exile to Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. In Abidjan, Willy Zekid continued cartooning and joined the newspaper, Gbich!. Since his time with Gbich!, Willy Zekid has also worked in Europe with the magazine Planète-Jeunes. Willy Zekid continues to work with Gbich! and has expanded his interests in cartooning to digital animation and web design.

  • Fuilu, ALix and Willy Zekid and Alain Kojelé. Sur Les Berges du Fleuve Congo. Tourcoing: Afro Bulles ed., 2011.