Entertainment to Politics to Business: 20 Global Power Women of Color to Watch in 2016

These leading ladies hold power positions, impact lives, and set trends

NIGERIA & GHANA: Nicole Amarteifio, Millie Monyo, and the cast of An African City

Created by Nicole Amarteifio, an African Diaspora Award winner, and Millie Monyo, An African City went viral upon its inception in 2014 and was dubbed by CNN as “Africa’s Sex & the City.”

The YouTube sensation follows the lives of five returnees to Accra, Ghana, looking for career advancement, personal fulfillment, and of course, love. The cast includes breakout stars MaameYaa Boafo (Nana Yaa), Nana Mensah (Sade), Marie Humbert (Makena), Maame Adjei (Zainab), and Esosa E (Ngozi), and showcases another side of life in Africa for young professionals returning.

It also includes elements of everyday life and business in Ghana including infrastructure issues, male domination, and female empowerment. Season 2 will begin Jan. 24 via a new platform, AnAfricanCity.vhx.tv.

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