Are You a NanaYaa or a Makena? Meet the Stylish Stars of Africa’s Sex and the City

Photo: Courtesy of An African City In a recent episode of An African City , Africa’s groundbreaking Web series centered on the chaotic love lives of five girlfriends in Accra, Ghana, the show’s heroine, NanaYaa, stops her beau short amid the throes of passion. He’s about to climax on her Ralph Lauren sheets and the New York City transplant is having absolutely none of it. In the exchange that follows, the stunning 30-something journalist and her handsome new boyfriend have an impassioned, funny, and frank conversation on the matter of sex, boundaries, and designer linens, proving that modern dating is a universal dilemma. It’s further proof of just why the Web series has become an international phenomenon. Since its YouTube launch in 2014, the show has been lauded for its honest, fresh, and stylish approach to sex, relationships, and cultural shifts for modern African women—the continent’s spot-on answer to Sex and the City . Photo: Courtesy of An African City Gone are the cosmopolitans; instead, An African City zeros in on the lives of five Afro politan “returnees” who have traversed back to the Ghanaian capital from all over the world to pursue careers, reacquaint themselves with their roots, […]

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