#WhatMakesMeAnAfrican: Twitter lists funny quirks unique to our Motherland

There's no place quite like Africa, and Twitter users have backed this up with some hilarious "evidence" and examples.

Today, the Twitter hashtag #WhatMakesMeAnAfrican offered some amusing respite to the top trends dominating social media.

Twitter users shared some of the unique experiences and habits that many people living on the continent may relate to.

While the struggles are real, here's some proof that African's are seriously resourceful (and funny!):

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