There are places in Africa where the clichés you sometimes hear about Africa are true; well, a bit true. I am talking about clichés like;
Africans win virtually every marathon race at world athletics competitions because back home they’re used to running away from lions.
An African would wake up in the morning and call his Bosco, but the dog would not respond. When he searches for Bosco, he discovers the remains of his dog as a leftover from last night’s Lions’ feasting at his backyard.
While it is true, the majority of Africans do not relate to such clichés and thus found them to be of poor taste. There are places in Africa where human and wildlife conflicts are the order of the day. The wild animals have learned how to avoid humans and the right time to launch their attacks on humans’ settlements while humans have learned how to subdue wild animals.
However, the human population is fast increasing and the demand for land for settlement, planting crops and grazing livestock has led to the encroachment of wildlife habitats. At the same time, humans’ domesticated animals like …read more