When travelling around Africa, one of the main pleasures is the contact with the locals. There are thousands of languages spoken all over the continent, but each one has a word for “hello”. We look at the ‘African Greetings’ guide by Anouk Zijlma, country by country.
Including the English and French, which many countries also use, here is how to say “hello” in:
Bom dia – Good morning
Boa tarde – Good afternoon
Boa noite – Good evening