What is the wildest misconception of Africa you’ve ever heard of?
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People think people in Africa live in huts. Nope Africa is beautiful. So many beautiful areas to live. Yes they have a poor side and a rich side but it is still beautiful. Plus not all Nigerians are scammers/419.
That it’s a country not a continent
That only black people live there lol.
every 60 seconds a minute passes and we can stop it. we have not stopped it
there’s a huge misconception that Africans are less intelligent, because some ancient IQ tests were poorly designed.
“Kenya is the capital of Africa.”
Me: Kenya is a country *in* Africa.
“No, Africa is a country.”
Me: OK, what continent is Africa on?
“Africa is part of Asia.”
Me: And Kenya is the capital? Who’s the president?
“It’s a dictatorship.”
Rampant poverty in all places.
I’ve had people ask me if the lions are walking through our streets every day
I’m still waiting for this girl to come in at 12:30 and it’s never happened. Africa seems to be a lie
That its a different planet. My friend said this when we were very young and we got into a very heated argument.
It’s a country.
The typical “Africans live in straw huts” thing.
The wildest misconception of Africa that I have ever heard of is that Africa is a country. Africa is actually a continent made up of many different countries.
That it’s anything other than a pop music masterpiece. I don’t know if the record still holds, but the members of Toto used to collectively appear on more studio albums than any other group of musicians. They’re all extraordinarily accomplished studio artists in their own right and Africa might be the greatest song they ever recorded.
That Kilimanjaro rises from the Serengeti. Toto lied to all of us!
Africa’s a country,holy shit so many people forget that it is a continent
That the Kilimanjaro rises like Olympus above the Serengeti.