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Unexplored Africa: 13 Controversial Things We Used to Believe In



Some News That We Keep Hearing Are Pure Myth

When thinking about South Africa, many people would start imagining tribes, wild animals, dirt roads, etc, but there is a more realistic view which contradicts all such myths.

Here are some of the facts about this place which will change your perception completely.

Technical Progress

Technical Progress

Being made up of developing countries, most of Africans use cell phones and programmers create their own gadgets and applications.

Hot Desert

Hot Desert

If images of a scorching and barren desert come to your mind, then we should tell you that there are the large area of tropical forests, Mount Kilimanjaro, and other snowy peaks and savanna on the continent.

People With Dark Skin

People With Dark Skin

People of different colors and cultures, not only the dark-skinned people, reside together in the African continent.

Wild Animals

Wild Animals

It’s not true that wild animals roam freely in nature and attack people. Rather, safari takes place in winter months when most of the dangerous animals are in hibernation.

Crime Rate

Crime Rate

African countries are home to millions of tourists with the improving tourism conditions and a good level of services.

Cultural Heritage

Cultural Heritage

Africa is a home to civilization with many ancient buildings and cultural monuments, some of which are supported by the government.

Poverty Line

Poverty Line

Though the African countries are still developing, yet they have invested heavily in the tourism sector and established good quality hotels and recreation areas.

Diseases

Diseases

If you heard in news about the outbreak of terrible diseases then you should know that they are not widespread and simple following of rules can keep you protected.

Living In Huts

Living In Huts

Not the complete population lives in huts. There are high-rise apartment buildings, skyscrapers, and business centers which make African cities very progressive.

Language

Language

Not African but European languages such as English, French, German, and Portuguese, etc are spoken on the continent.

Political Conflicts

Political Conflicts

Though the history depicted dozens of wars, today the territories are defined and wars beyond the borders no more happen.

Lack Of Food

Lack Of Food

Hunger issues do exist in some African countries but not in the tourist areas where you can find a good amount of food.

Drinking Water

Drinking Water

Water scarcity problem does exist but it does not affect the entire continent. Tourists can buy clean water bottles in areas developed for tourism.

Are you aware of any other myths about Africa? If yes, then share with us in the comments.



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