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Site Last Update: 27 May, 2018

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 1699
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 2212
3 October 2015 A good name is better than a nice scent.Burji (Ethiopia, Kenya) Proverb 1741
4 September 2015 A cow’s horn cannot kill its calf. Kalenjin (Kenya and Uganda) Proverb 4683
5 August, 2015 Tall stories destroy the family relationship. Luba--Katanga (Democratic Republic of Congo – DRC) Proverb 2434
6 July, 2015 It is the boy who lifts up the fallen houses (ruins). Havu (Democratic Republic of Congo -- DRC) Proverb 2169
7 June, 2015 A water pot cannot stand on its own without a support. Luo (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda) Proverb 2994
8 May, 2015 Brothers who get along will always defeat the enemy. Mashi (Democratic Republic of Congo -- DRC) Proverb 2963
9 April, 2015 A soft tree is never broken by wind. Haya (Tanzania) Proverb 3142
10 March, 2015 A good person (goes to God) with his or her clothes?” … “Potato.” Sukuma (Tanzania) Riddle 2694
11 February, 2015 One will always return to an axe or hoe handle that the woman shows them. Bemba (Zambia and DRC) Proverb 2754
12 January, 2015 The elephant can be tripped by a creeping plant. Maasai (Kenya, Tanzania) Proverb 2847
 

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