Understanding Africa – Understanding the World’s most misunderstood Continent


Understanding Africa Title


Common Misperceptions About Africa

1.Africa is a Country

2.All Africans look a certain way (He/She Doesn’t look African)

3.There are no cities in Africa is a great big jungle or desert filled with dangerous animals roaming freely

4.All of Africa is Technologically Backward

5.All of Africa is Dangerous and Violent

6.Africa Has No History(No culture, no written Language, etc)

7.There is a Language called African

8.All African countries are sexist

9.All of Africa is hot.

10.All of Africans are poor

Africa is often depicted as if it’s one big country instead of a continent. The continent itself calls images of Darkest Africa with jungles, savanna, diamond mines, undiscovered civilizations or creatures, elephants, lions, monkeys, gorillas, chimpanzees, baboons, pythons, hippopotamuses, rhinoceroses, leopards, hyenas, ostriches, crocodiles, antelopes, wildebeest, etc. Usually whenever people visit Africa they almost trip over all these omnipresent animals, which they invariably always encounter at a dangerous moment












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