Culture March 14, 2018 at 01:17 pm

Top 5 awkward things you shouldn’t do when you visit Africa

Bridget Boakye | Contributor

Bridget Boakye March 14, 2018 at 01:17 pm

March 14, 2018 at 01:17 pm | Culture

Taking pictures without the permission of the people you photograph

In this age of social media, most of us like to share pictures of us interacting with people of the countries we visit. But especially in the African context, it may appear exploitative, depending on the context and narrative within which it is used. It is always best to ask for permission to take a picture, and when posted, to provide context for what is happening. Although a picture can say a 1000 words, it may not always say the words that you want.


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