What is the capital of Africa?

South Africa is the no-joke response I got to that question when someone adamantly told me that Africa was a country some years back.

I kid you not. Admittedly the person was a teenager (ok not a solid excuse) but I think I’d be more forgiving of a young person than someone much older.  And yet the instances where this kind of nonsense resurfaces is largely down to those who – in my opinion – who should know better. Continue reading.


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