How to tell an African from an African

It comes, as something of a surprise to many Africans to discover that all Africans look the same to non-Africans. How do you tell a Nigerian from a Kenyan? And I am not talking about passports or clothing. The easiest way, of course, is the name for example Ogunkoye can only be a Nigerian and Njoroge a Kenyan. And where do the Dunns come from? They are surely from Liberia or Sierra Leone.

Surely everybody knows that the loud and cocky ones are the West Africans; the brooding ones and sly ones are the North and South Africans; the East African always say yes even when they disagree violently. If you want to be more specific, the Cameroonians will borrow money to buy Champagne whilst the Ghanaians think they invented politics.
The Congolese think they have the best music and the best dancers. The Nigerians have a THING about clothes, and the Ethiopians think they have the most beautiful women on God's earth. Moroccans think they are French, and so do Burkinabes.

Algerians hate the French. Sierra Leonians smile profusely. Liberians can't get over America. All East and South African countries have the same national anthem, but the South Africans sing it the best. The South Africans have no hair; the Zambians and Kenyans have prominent foreheads. The West Africans have short memories and never learn from their mistakes; the concept of order and discipline must have been invented in East Africa; the words don't exist in West Africa, especially in Nigeria. When a cabinet
minister is caught in a corruption scandal, he commits suicide in Southern Africa, in West Africa he is promoted after the next coup d'etat.

In athletics, the divisions are easy: from 800m to the marathon the East Africans hold sway; the West Africans are only good at the sprints.
The South Africans can only sing. But when it comes to football the North and West Africans dominate the lesser skilled East and South Africans.

Please read this and forward to all Africans

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