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If you have the chance...Would you move to Africa? If yes..Why? If no...Why?

diversity, lifestyle,


Asked by Monica655 at 11:28 AM on Oct. 28, 2010 in Travel

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  • Yes, I have a home in Africa. I love it. We go there every year, I spent 3 months over there this year. Half of my family is there, we live right off the Mediterraneansea, the fresh food, no snow, universal health care... lot's of reasons I would move there!


    Answer by heatkab2 at 9:39 AM on Nov. 1, 2010

  • Where in Africa? The continent is extremely diverse, living in the middle of the bush in Botswana would be different than in Casablanca or Johannesburg.

    Answer by ballewal at 11:31 AM on Oct. 28, 2010

  • I don't think I'd want to live there, but I love to do an extended stay and volunteer and help out in some of the more needy parts.

    Answer by Nanixh at 11:33 AM on Oct. 28, 2010

  • I would if I could give something positive to the economy, like being a teacher. A friend of mine from high school moved herself and her twins to Tanzania. She works for World Health. I wish I could have such a positive thing to do for other people.

    Answer by balagan_imma at 7:03 PM on Oct. 28, 2010

  • When I was little, my dream was to be a missionary in Kenya. I would love to still go one day but it doesn't look like that will happen anytime soon. My friend just left for a teaching job in Ethiopia, so I am hoping to visit her someday. Although, Kenya will always hold a special place in my heart.


    Answer by JeremysMom at 1:00 AM on Oct. 29, 2010

  • no, diseases, man-eating wildlife, just the whole thing scares the crap outta me for some reason. I don't even want to visit there even to see the Pyramids.

    Answer by Zoeyis at 11:29 AM on Oct. 28, 2010

  • Whether its Egypt, the Sudan, Kenya, Congo, or South Africa... I'll pass.

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:33 AM on Oct. 28, 2010

  • You are right ballewal! I forgot to ask where!!!.... When I was in the States, the whole idea of Africa... was related to wild animals, and poverty...... But now that I live in Congo..... you don't see much of wild animals unless you go to a National Park, or to Kenya & Zambia!!  Africa has beautiful places such as Cape Town, Joburg, etc, etc...


    Comment by Monica655 (original poster) at 11:37 AM on Oct. 28, 2010

  • I'm not sure I would want to live there, but I would love to visit to provide assistance and to go on a safari.

    Answer by MagnoliaQueen at 11:37 AM on Oct. 28, 2010

  • @ zoeyis , Not ALL Africa live this way ;) never forget that from AFRICA CAME DIAMONDS AND OIL ;)
    @ Monica655 : i'm from Africa , and i love Africa, well there is more and more foreigne coming here and they'r very well payed these days , and even tourist ( im talking about my Country ) lovely mediteranian weather , sea in north with lovely lovely sarhra (desert) in south with lots of archaeological sites,and rivers and ppl are welkoming , lots of expats that i work with in oil company ( they'r from spain - uk and us and different countries as well ) want to live here but issues of visa they can't

    Answer by caramelH at 11:48 AM on Oct. 28, 2010