Time in Burkina Faso


“In Burkina as you would find out in Sub-Saharan Africa we say that ‘time goes by.’ And there’s one thing that people from Burkina Faso will never understand; all the white Caucasian people have watches but they never have the time. Why? We do not have watches here, but we have plenty of time. If we get things done today, great. If we don’t get it done, God willing, tomorrow is another day. But [Europeans], Americans, in general all Caucasian people have watches, but they never have time. Why is that?”

In this video, a Burkinabè expert discusses time in Burkina Faso.