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11 annoying practices Africans must abandon in order to conquer the world

August 29, 2018 at 11:00 am | Opinions & Features

Farida Dawkins

Farida Dawkins | Contributor

August 29, 2018 at 11:00 am | Opinions & Features

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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.

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:

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