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People Are Tweeting About #IfAfricaWasASchool And It’s Perfect

TL;DR if Africa was actually a school, everyone would be cooler than you.

Posted on August 25, 2016, at 5:41 a.m. ET

Let's just start with the obvious. #IfAfricawasaschool, everyone would be better dressed than you ever were.

#IfAfricaWasAschool prom would be lit🔥

Few of us would stand any chance in gym class.

#IfAfricaWasASchool when it's swimming week in PE class Somalia would be like

There'd be geopolitics in the hallways.

#IfAfricaWasASchool Ethiopia when it sees Eritrea in the hallway

#IfAfricaWasASchool When you find out that Kenya has an alliance with Israel

#IfAfricaWasASchool the prefects would retain their positions for a minimum of 25 years.

#IfAfricaWasASchool When you suggest to the student body that the African Union can help solve campus issues

And, of course, the classroom.

#ifafricawasaschool Al-Bashir is the kid everyone hides when the Principal comes looking for him.

(That's the President of Sudan, who's been indicted by the International Criminal Court for genocide. But he keeps going on state visits to other African countries and getting out juuuuust before anyone can get it together to arrest him.)

Ethiopia would strut like all the time.

Ethiopia when it's time to learn about "African Colonization" in history class #IfAfricaWasASchool

When the teacher is talking about colonization. Ethiopia: #IfAfricaWasASchool

...annoying the crap out of everyone else.

.@_Almaqah every time Ethiopia reminds the other kids for the 1000th time it was never colonized #ifafricawasaschool

Jolloff rice wars would definitely be a ~thing~.

Nigerians: "we have the best Jollof rice." Ghanaians: #IfAfricaWasASchool

#ifAfricaWasAschool Riots would break out over the type of Jollof rice the cafeteria was serving

#IfAfricaWasASchool Sierra Leone would just overthrow everybody with their cassava leaves and jollof

Ghanaians: GHANAIAN JOLLOF IS THE BEST Nigerians: NIGERIAN JOLLOF IS THE BEST Everyone else: #ifafricawasaschool

Ok, so not everything would be totally awesome.

#IfAfricaWasASchool it would be a govt school with headmasters that molest students,teachers that steal chalk & low self esteem students 😔🙁

#IfAfricaWasASchool all the rich kids with smartphones would be wasting their time writing witty tweets about #IfAfricaWasSomethingElse

Because colonization.

#IfAfricaWasAschool All our Parents would borrow school fee money from people that owe us Billions and cancel their debt #thinkaboutthatone

#IfAfricaWasASchool other schools would take our books and then wonder why we don't graduate

But the style would be out of control.

#IfAfricaWasASchool Congolese people on non uniform day

#IfAfricaWasASchool everyone would be wearing these like they're Jordans

It's just cuz we <3 this Internet win too much.

When you're enjoying #IfAfricaWasASchool and you realize Buzzfeed will steal all of these tweets tomorrow.

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