What the West Gets Wrong About Africa’s Middle Class

The media often focuses on issues like war and famine in Africa, ignoring the middle class. What is life really like for middle class Africans?

More often than not, we hear news stories of hunger, disease and war in Africa, and while these are very real issues in certain parts of the continent, there is also a growing middle class here. In fact, their everyday lives look very similar to the western middle class.

Get a glimpse at what life is like for one middle class woman in Tanzania in this 360 interactive video.

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