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2015 African Proverb of the Month

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1 December 2015 Major problems have solution with the old men. Eton (Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon and São Tome) Proverb 1760
2 November 2015 It is obvious when you receive a visitor and you cook for him or her you will eat too. Giriama (Kenya) Proverb 2274
3 October 2015 A good name is better than a nice scent.Burji (Ethiopia, Kenya) Proverb 1784
4 September 2015 A cow’s horn cannot kill its calf. Kalenjin (Kenya and Uganda) Proverb 4866
5 August, 2015 Tall stories destroy the family relationship. Luba--Katanga (Democratic Republic of Congo – DRC) Proverb 2502
6 July, 2015 It is the boy who lifts up the fallen houses (ruins). Havu (Democratic Republic of Congo -- DRC) Proverb 2212
7 June, 2015 A water pot cannot stand on its own without a support. Luo (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda) Proverb 3056
8 May, 2015 Brothers who get along will always defeat the enemy. Mashi (Democratic Republic of Congo -- DRC) Proverb 3021
9 April, 2015 A soft tree is never broken by wind. Haya (Tanzania) Proverb 3217
10 March, 2015 A good person (goes to God) with his or her clothes?” … “Potato.” Sukuma (Tanzania) Riddle 2754
11 February, 2015 One will always return to an axe or hoe handle that the woman shows them. Bemba (Zambia and DRC) Proverb 2815
12 January, 2015 The elephant can be tripped by a creeping plant. Maasai (Kenya, Tanzania) Proverb 2885
 

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