Dear Africa, Normalize asking questions?

Tumu, Ghana (Upper West, region)

I once happened to come across a Ted talk given by someone who was invited to go on a business trip to an African country, the speaker at first kindly passed on the trip. She said that she didn’t want to spend an entire week in a boardroom tussling over negotiations, devoid of seeing the sun for days. She was reassured and told, ‘ No it’s in Africa they never negotiate! We go in with an offer, they always sign & accept…