Africa time is slow. Almost nobody seems to be in a hurry. The traffic is terrible. You could make the mistake of thinking things are flexible and relaxed, but when that might serve you well, you’d be completely wrong. The common thread is not a relaxed attitude, but rather a lazy and completely unconcerned one. The whole “hakuna matata” thing definitely goes both ways: apparently you don’t need to be worried about them not being worried about something that is genuinely worrisome to you. The only time it seems you can count on locals being punctual is when it comes time to take a break. On top of that, Africans LOVE bureaucracy. So, other than complaining, how might that knowledge serve you? Continue reading Don’t Ever Count On “Africa Time” Working In Your Favor.