'An African City' Web series generates buzz, dismantles stereotypes

Faith Karimi – CNN – Wednesday, 23 April 2014 (originally published 19 Apr)

'An African City' cast members
“An African City” tells the story of five accomplished women who’ve returned to their native Ghana after living overseas. Image: Nicole

(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 . . .

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