Young Africans fed up with western media stereotypes take to Twitter

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Africans are posting pictures of everything from ancient mosques to new stadiums and modern art under the hashtag #TheAfricaTheMediaNeverShowsYou  in an effort to get more diverse images of Africa out into the world.

The hashtag that was inspired by Africans feeling the need to correct the negative images shown by western media went viral in various African countries.

Here are some tweets:

 

https://twitter.com/THECAROLDANVERS/status/613693392887906304

https://twitter.com/Just_MAWI/status/613684000465526784

https://twitter.com/masookies/status/613644966942871552

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