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Posted under: Africa Discover

These TED Talks share inspiring narratives of Africa

There's so much about Africa and its people that one can draw inspiration from. With Twitter hashtags like #IfAfricaWasABar and African philosophies like Ubuntu being shared and talked about on global platforms, there's so much culture to embrace. Africa is ever-shifting, and there are so many narratives within it to be shared. These TED Talks lend ears to emerging voices. The speakers share their individual experiences, talk solutions to widespread problems faced by the continent as a whole, offer encouraging words by way of African philosophy, and remind us that we have the power to define our experiences in an effort to shift the culture. Check them out below!

Siyanda Mohutsiwa: How young Africans found a voice on Twitter

Boyd Varty: What I learned from Nelson Mandela

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: The danger of a single story

Achenyo Idachaba: How I turned a deadly plant into a thriving business

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