Some Popular Misconceptions about Africa:
Popular Belief: Africa is a country.
Reality: Africa is the second largest continent in the world.
Popular belief: Africa is made up of hundred of states.
Reality: There are 55 countries.
Popular Belief: HIV/AIDS is rampant in Africa because Africans are hypersexual.
Reality: There is absolutely no evidence to support the claim that African sexual
practices are any more deviant or abnormal than any other group of people.