Peace Hyde, a British-Ghanaian education activist and award-winning media personality, is set to executive-produce Netflix’s first-ever Africa reality series titled ‘Young, Famous & African’.


In an Instagram post on Tuesday, Hyde revealed that she is also the creator of the unscripted original series set to debut on the streaming platform soon.

“We are making African history-telling our stories and I am so honoured, excited and ready! It’s been a lot of sleepless nights and early mornings, but the dream has finally paid off,” she wrote.

“Excited to finally share that I am a creator and executive producer of the first-ever Netflix original African reality TV series ‘Young, famous, and African’ starring this phenomenal superstar cast.”



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The forthcoming series will feature some of Africa’s top talents from Nigeria, South Africa, and Tanzania.

It is understood that some of the featured stars include Nigeria’s Annie Macaulay Idibia, Swanky Jerry, Tanzania’s Zari Hassan, Diamond Platnumz, and South Africa’s Nadia Nakai, Khanyi Mbau, Andile Ncube, Naked DJ.

Hyde doubles as the founder of Aim Higher Africa, a non-profit organization focused on improving the quality of education in impoverished communities across Africa.


In 2018, she was shortlisted among 200 leaders as part of the Obama Foundation Africa Leaders programme.

A year later, she was awarded the African Social Impact award at the House of Parliament, House of Commons in the UK.

Hyde is also the head of digital media and partnerships and West African correspondent for Forbes Africa.


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