Africa has always been a place of polar opposites, the beauty of the landscape versus the savagery of the inhabitants.
Ian D. Smith made a comment that haunted him to his dying day, about Africans not being ready for majority rule for a thousand years. Some 40 years later we are still finding out just how right he was. The depths of the savagery of some of the natives is mind numbing in its violence and pointlessness.
It’s not a black/white thing, it’s a more ignorant than the stone they are using to beat a goat to death with thing.