#AfricanNationsInHighSchool: online satire sees African countries depicted as students

19 year old Siyanda, a writer and student at the Univeristy of Botswana, asked her Twitter followers one question:
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This started the hashtag #AfricanNationsInHighSchool which saw a satirical portrayal of African countries as students in secondary school.

It created a buzz on the Africa’s online community as it trended in many countries from January 12th.

Siyanda talked to us on why she  started the hashtag

Africans had a ball with these comical tweets

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Comparisons were made to a country’s political situation

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Countries rarely heard of also got their share of airplay

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Organisations and countries outside Africa were not also left behind

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