10 Ways to Annoy West Africans

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I am not the biggest fan of generalizations. Matter of fact, it irks me when people make sweeping generalizations especially so when they negatively affect people. So I completely understand if this list does not tickle your funny bone. However, allow me to defend myself a bit. I have interacted with several West Africans from across the region to safely say that based on my experience, we all have one or two things in common. This list is not a one size fit all. But I want to bet it has at least one relatable thing for 1 in 10 West Africans. Okay maybe 3 in 10.

10 Things to Expect When Visiting Jamaica

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Welcome to Montego Bay, a sign on the street read. It was real. We were finally in Jamaica, a country that has been on my travel bucket list forever. We had just made it past Customs, where my cousin took out her phone to take photos and was warned staunchly by a Jamaican native traveling from New York that she was in on a risky business. “Just like in the US.