ted:

This is the Makoko community, built on stilts in the Lagos Lagoon off the coast of Nigeria. It’s one of many communities photographed by Iwan Baan to show how people build homes in unlikely places and thrive despite tough conditions. 

Watch the full talk for many more pictures »

atane:

franticcurls:

naijagirl:

beautiesofafrique:

These African parents gifs are too real

The struggle. 

REAL LIFE. lol

'Did I touch you'

NO YOU DIDN’T MA BUT YOU HURT MY FEELINGS DAMN

"Am I your mate?"

"That your friend has tattoo. Is he in an American gang?"

"Face your book!"

"You want to kill me in this house!"

"You want McDonald’s, oya bring McDonald’s money."

"We have jollof rice in the house, why do you want this Burger King?"

"You will smell yourself."

"Turn off all the light in this house. Are you paying the bill?"

"Who said you don’t have a choice? You can be a doctor or a lawyer!"

"Do you want to go back to the village?"

theuppitynegras:

I feel like Nigerian accents are greatly over looked when people talk about sexy accents. Have y’all ever heard a Nigerian man talk? Jesus. It sounds like sex. Well educated, sophisticated, passionate, romantic sex.

This has been text post about accents.

how-delightfully-utter:

EXCITEMENT!!!!!!

~ The Dangers of Dating West Africans

atane:

When West Africans from different countries date, a day will come when you will have a debate about which country has the best jollof rice. Naturally, everyone thinks their country has the best. This is a dangerous day. Feelings will be caught, so tread lightly here. Some people take this very…

ourafrica:

Africans will dance!