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10 funny signs from Africa!

These bizarre, confusing and down-right hilarious signs from around Africa were submitted to the popular Facebook page – Africa, this is why I live here.

1. Potholes for Africa! Taken near Fourways, Johannesburg.

2. Yes, our elephants are literate in Africa..

3. Er… *scratches head*. Taken in Mazvikidei, Zimbabwe.

4.  That will give you something to yell about! Spotted at a B&B.

5. I bet you’re going to be singing this all day now!

6. Lost in translation.

7. Hehehehe. Taken in Uniondale, South Africa.

8. Something to make you smile after a long series of roadworks on the N1…

9. It’s the thought that counts.

10. Can totally relate to this.

See 17 more of Africa’s funniest signs here.



Africa, this is why I live here

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