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Faith Karimi – CNN – Wednesday, 23 April 2014 (originally published 19 Apr)
(CNN) — The new Web series “An African City” is fun, trendy and over the top.
It’s also breaking taboos, dismantling stereotypes and creating major buzz in the continent.
I wanted a TV show about modern, beautiful, educated African women — sometimes doing unintelligent things or going through absurd situations — but for comedic purposes. When it comes to the African woman, there is room for many stories. Stories that we –as Africans — can take control of and share with the world . . .