Netflix: How a Ghanaian went from teacher to star on the streaming platform

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Peace Hyde is also the founder of a non-profit educational organization called Aim Higher Africa

From a multicolored lace wig, to licking a bald man’s head, to a cat fight, it’s no surprise that Netflix’s first African reality series was a huge hit with fans.

Pace Hyde, the British-Ghanaian creator behind the show, spoke to BBC presenter Cecilia Macaulay about her past life as a teacher, her struggles as a single woman working in African media and championing Young, Famous & African as authentic and vital content for The Continent Today.

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Located in what actors describe as the richest square mile in Africa, Young Famous & African is discrediting the continent’s media stereotype.

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