Stereotypes

With more than a billion people spread across 54 countries speaking more than 3,000 languages, Africa cannot – and should not – be limited to a single narrative. Africa Straight Up is a more complete story about Africa and its diaspora. Share your personal story about Africa at Africa.com or on Twitter @Africa_com with the hashtag…

African Literature, Stereotypes and “The danger of a single story”

Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie gave a motivating and insightful speech on TEDtalks, not so long ago. We warmly invite you to listen to her, as she talks about “The danger of a single story” – in many ways relating to The Single Story about Africa – with strong examples from different historical angles that would also…