74 episodes

African Folktales with Miss Jo Jo is a Webby Award-winning children's podcast of diverse short stories originating in Africa, originally passed down through generations by word of mouth. These traditional tales told with a new twist, are not only entertaining but serve to teach a lesson as well. Sometimes of a moral value and other times of survival. Tune in and share with a friend.

African Folktales with Miss Jo Jo ABF Fam

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.7 • 214 Ratings

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African Folktales with Miss Jo Jo is a Webby Award-winning children's podcast of diverse short stories originating in Africa, originally passed down through generations by word of mouth. These traditional tales told with a new twist, are not only entertaining but serve to teach a lesson as well. Sometimes of a moral value and other times of survival. Tune in and share with a friend.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    Early Access: How We Got The Name “Spider Tales”

    Early Access: 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?

    How Tomatoes First Grew

    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?

    • 8 min
    The Squirrel and the Spider

    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 min
    The Leopard and the Ram

    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?

    • 11 min
    The Tortoise and the Elephant

    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?

    • 13 min
    The Return of African Folktales With Ms. JoJo

    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!

    • 2 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
214 Ratings

214 Ratings

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Ella

I loved it so much.

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Great

I love this.It is the best!
Great adventure.

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Fun adventure with ms JoJo

Our kids love Ms JoJo and the magical trips around Africa!

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