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

Speaking loudly at local people because you believe they don’t understand you

Although many tourists can get by without a guide in a number of African countries, the nuances in language and diction can be cause for misunderstanding and miscommunication even between people who speak English. Many tourists get loud, frustrated, or derogatory in these cases. Raising one’s voice is culturally insensitive in many African countries and should be kept at bay.

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