Where does cultural appropriation end and good business begin? The film production company Disney sparked yet another discussion on what is acceptable when it trademarked the Swahili phrase "Hakuna matata", writes Kylie Kiunguyu for This is Africa.
Disney - 'Hakuna Matata' - No Worries, We Own That Too!
This is Africa, 19 December 2018
Where does cultural appropriation end and good business begin? The film production company Disney sparked yet another discussion on what is acceptable when it trademarked the… Read more »
New Push to Compel Walt Disney Drop "Hakuna Matata" Trademark
Nairobi News, 19 December 2018
A petition calling for Walt Disney to release its trademark on the words "Hakuna Matata" has attracted more than 40,000 signatures from people calling it cultural… Read more »
Petition Calls On Disney to Drop 'Hakuna Matata' Trademark
Nation, 19 December 2018
An online petition calling on Walt Disney to relinquish its trademark of the Swahili phrase 'Hakuna Matata' has attracted over 50,000 signatures Read more »
Disneyland 'Robs' Kenya of Famous 'Hakuna Matata' Phrase
Nairobi News, 28 November 2018
The famous Kenyan phrase 'Hakuna Matata' has now been taken away and going forward one might sued or forced to pay to use it. Read more »
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