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2013 African Proverb of the Month

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1 December 2013 - It is not possible to avoid a slippery home compound. (Mbeere (Kenya) Proverb 5634
2 November 2013 - The paw prints (tracks) of a leopard are not be trodden in by a dog. (English) Ganda (Uganda) Proverb 4124
3 October 2013 - God cultivates with a blunt machete (large cleaver-like knife). Gikuyu (Kenya) Proverb 5018
4 September 2013 - The water of the sea is only to be contemplated. Longo (Tanzania) Proverb 4072
5 August 2013 - The patience of a young girl brings joy to the parents; at the end it brings celebration. Rundi (Burundi and Rwanda) Proverb 4502
6 July 2013 - They share only water from the well. - Acholi (Uganda, South Sudan) Proverb 3906
7 June 2013 - A hen drinks water while it raises its head upward - Vira (Democratic Republic of the Congo -- DRC) Proverb 141182
8 May, 2013 - Sweet words lure the snake out of its cave. - Haya (Tanzania) Proverb 131672
9 April, 2013 - A fig tree cannot walk, but its roots go very far. Nyindu (Democratic Republic of the Congo -- DRC) Proverb 142111
10 March, 2013 - You overcame the rain, but what about the dew? Sumbwa (Tanzania) Proverb 6109
11 February 2013 - As soon as you experience hunger pangs (feel hungry) why do you always want to eat? Sukuma (Tanzania) Proverb 5283
12 January 2013, "When a person hides sickness, we will hear cries of distress." Bukusu (Kenya) Proverb 5199
 

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