When we hear derogatory comments about beloved Africa, our first reaction may be to get defensive.
After all, Africa is a continent filled with beautiful cultures, exquisite cuisine, plush scenery, fascinating languages and the best examples of ingenuity, strength and resilience.
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Nonetheless, there are issues at hand to be discussed.
The continent is considered ‘third-world’ or ‘developing’ for valid reasons. Many countries lack basic commodities such as health care, adequate infrastructure, education and leadership. Simple processes that are a breeze elsewhere are long, arduous or non-existent here.
Fortunately, this notion can be changed but it will take a shift in thought processes and practices we are all too comfortable with.
Keep reading to learn the eleven practices Africans must abandon so they can conquer the world: