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African Twitter Is Still Making Our Stomachs Hurt in Laughter with #IfAfricaWasASchool

Another hilarious take on the complexities of the continent courtesy of African Twitter.

African Twitter is back at it again with the ever trending #IfAfricaWasASchool hashtag, where we get the lowdown on the complex and hilarious dynamics of the continent, but this time in a school setting (remember #IfAfricaWasABar?).


This fluid exchange is still flooding Twitter with witty tweets commenting on Africa’s (old) leaders, colonization, tensions between certain countries and the never ending Jollof Wars, to name a few. And further, this is just another example of how the youth from the continent and in the diaspora can flip the truth (i.e. the challenges, pain and struggle) and turn it into what we’re all laughing and talking about until the day’s end (and maybe even until tomorrow).

It was too tough to narrow down our favorites, but have a look at what made our stomachs hurt in laughter below:

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