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These Hilarious Tweets From #YouKnowYouAreAfrican Will Make Your Week

From stew filled ice cream buckets to using the onion sack as a sponge, African Twitter is back at it again with #YouKnowYouAreAfrican.

If you’re still experiencing #IfAfricaWasASchool withdrawals, you now can still have nostalgia-filled laughs with #YouKnowYouAreAfrican.


Twitter users @Curate_Africa and @UNcubeOthungayo set off the hashtag today, prompting a flood of hilarious (and true) tweets on how one knows they’re African. Users followed suit touching on saving the meat for last when savoring your dinner, using part of the onion sack as an exfoliating sponge (now you know how our skin is so smooth), stew filled ice cream buckets, plastic bags full of more plastic bags, and more.

Take a look at our favorites below:

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The Netherlands Returns Nigeria's Centuries-Old Stolen Artefact

The Netherlands has returned to Nigeria a 600-year-old stolen artefact, the Ife Terracotta, which has been received by Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed.

According to The Guardian Nigeria, the Netherlands has returned a 600-year-old artefact to Nigeria. This comes after the artefact was reportedly smuggled using fraudulent papers through Ghana to the Dutch country. Netherlands ambassador to Nigeria, Harry van Dijk, handed over the Ife Terracotta to Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture. The repatriation of the small but "priceless" Ife Terracotta has been a long journey considering it was reportedly smuggled out of Nigeria in 2019.

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Sho Madjozi Drops New Upbeat Mixtape 'What A Life'

Sho Madjozi drops her latest mixtape 'What A Life' featuring Manu WorldStar, Dr Thomas Chauke, Makhadzi and many more.