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#BBCtrending: Africa's answer to Sex and the City

21 March 2014 Last updated at 11:43 GMT

A new internet series, described as Africa's answer to Sex and the City has been launched on YouTube.

An African City is set in the Ghanaian capital Accra and follows five African women who return to the continent after spending much of their adult life abroad in the US and UK.

The creators say social media has been crucial to the success of the show and has enabled Africans around the world to exchange their experiences online.

But is it reflective of African women today? Anne-Marie Tomchak from #BBCtrending reports.

Video produced by Benjamin Zand.

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