Tuesday, 16th August 2022
<To guardian.ng
Search

Ghana: Sex and the (African) City

Tacking sexuality from the perspective of African women, the Ghanaian web and TV series "An African City" is the continent's answer to "Sex and the City". The series has well and truly hit the mainstream. Show creator Nicole Amarteifio invited us to Accra for a glimpse behind the scenes.

Related

30 Oct 2021
A charge has been filed against New York's former Governor Andrew Cuomo. The disgraced politician stepped down after facing allegations of serial sexual harassment.
13 Nov 2021
After a scathing report that revealed the abuse of over 330,000 children over 70 years, the church said it will sell its real estate assets or take loans to compensate the victims.
10 Nov 2021
In a recent episode of "The Oprah Conversation," Smith divulged the early days of his relationship with Oprah Winfrey. "We drank every day, and had sex multiple times every day, for four straight months," the 67-year-old read from an excerpt of Smith's book, as quoted by E! News.
26 Nov 2021
Religious parties argue the gender change law is promoting homosexuality, dubbing it "un-Islamic." A bill in the Muslim-majority country's Senate seeks to make the sex change procedure more difficult for citizens.
24 Nov 2021
France and Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema was found guilty of complicity in the attempted blackmail of a former international team mate over a sex tape on Wednesday and sentenced to a one-year suspended jail term. He was also fined 75,000 euros ($84,170). Benzema's lawyer said the player would appeal against the verdict.
30 Nov 2021
In a big day for LGBT residents of Botswana, an attempt to overturn the decriminalisation of homosexuality has failed in court. Also, South Africa's government says it is being punished as it tries to get countries to walk back some of their Covid-19 travel restrictions. And the China-Africa summit kicks off in Dakar, where participants are discussing trade, conflict and the coronavirus pandemic.
2 Dec 2021
Ghislaine Maxwell, the UK socialite accused of grooming young girls for Jeffrey Epstein, has appeared in a New York court. Prosecutors say she gained the girls' trust by taking them to movies and sending them gifts.
4 Dec 2021
Ghana's digital innovation week brings together pacesetters, entrepreneurs and investors all seeking to use technology for real social change.
11 Dec 2021
Ghana is the largest gold producer in Africa. Its extraction poses serious threats to the environment, but one organization is training small-scale miners to engage in safer, eco-friendly mining methods.
12 Dec 2021
Some 30 countries around the world have already legalised gay marriage, but just a handful of them are in Latin America. They include Brazil, Colombia, Argentina, and now Chile can be added to that list. People there celebrated this week as the Chilean Congress voted to legalise same-sex marriage and adoption. The decision now needs to be signed by the president, who backs the law.
16 Dec 2021
Burning crop residue in sugarcane fields is a common and harmful practice among farmers in Ghana. Now Audrey S-Darko is helping them improve their harvests in a natural way without harming the environment.
25 Dec 2021
Ghanaians love fashion and the 2021 edition of ‘Rythyms on da Runway" featured the work of hot young designers in the capital Accra, despite the blow that COVID has dealt the industry.