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Mix Yourself With The Grain And You Will Be Eaten By The Pigs | African Proverbs | AFIAPodcast

Greetings Village! #DailyAfricanProverbs takes us to #SouthAfrica The Proverb says: “Mix yourself with the grain and you will be eaten by the pigs.” African proverbs are a beautiful way of looking at life and the world around us. The proverb above is from South Africa, and it’s a reminder that we should be careful about […]

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It Is The Soil That Knows That The Mouse’s Baby Is Ill | African Proverbs | AFIAPodcast

Greetings Village! #DailyAfricanProverbs takes us to #Zimbabwe The Proverb says: “It is the soil that knows that the mouse’s baby is ill.” African proverbs are still very much alive today. These short, wise sayings are often used to teach lessons or offer advice, and they can be found in every corner of the continent. Zimbabwe […]

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One Should Never Rub Bottoms With A Porcupine | African Proverbs | AFIAPodcast

Greetings Village! #DailyAfricanProverbs takes us to #Akan #AkhanCommunity #WestAfrica The Proverb says: “One should never rub bottoms with a porcupine.” African proverbs are a centuries-old African Wisdom Tradition. African proverbs are not only incredibly insightful, but they are also incredibly practical. This particular proverb is about the importance of choosing your friends wisely. Porcupines are […]

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The Fowl Digs Out The Blade That Kills It | African Proverbs | AFIAPodcast

Greetings Village! #DailyAfricanProverbs takes us to #Somali The Proverb says: “The fowl digs out the blade that kills it.” African proverbs offer a unique perspective on the world. The proverb “The fowl digs out the blade that kills it” is a Somali proverb that carries a great deal of wisdom. It urges you to be […]

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If A Donkey Kicks You And You Kick Back, You Are Both Donkeys | African Proverbs | AFIAPodcast

Greetings Village! #DailyAfricanProverbs takes us to #Gambia The Proverb says: “If a donkey kicks you and you kick back, you are both donkeys.” African proverbs offer guidance on how to live a good life. Today’s proverb teaches you that revenge is never the answer. When someone wrongs you, the best thing you can do is […]

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A Tiger Does Not Need To Boast That It Is A Tiger | African Proverbs | AFIAPodcast

Greetings Village! #DailyAfricanProverbs takes us to #Nigeria The Proverb says: “A tiger does not need to boast that it is a tiger.” African proverbs are a window into the African way of thinking. They are often laced with wit and wisdom, and they provide a unique perspective on life. The Proverb says: “A tiger does […]

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If You Are Not Able to Build A House At Once, You Must First Build A Shed | African Proverbs | AFIAPodcast

Greetings Village! #DailyAfricanProverbs takes us to #Mozambique The Proverb says: “If you are not able to build a house at once, you must first build a shed.” You must start somewhere and work your way up. This proverb from Mozambique is a reminder that even the most daunting tasks can be accomplished if you break […]

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Only someone else can scratch your back | African Proverbs | AFIAPodcast

Greetings Village! #DailyAfricanProverbs takes us to #Kenya The Proverb says: “Only someone else can scratch your back.” African proverbs are some of the most memorable sayings in the world. This one, from Kenya, is no exception. It teaches us to be grateful for the help of others and to always return the favor. It’s a […]

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The Good Mother Knows What Her Children Will Eat | African Proverbs | AFIAPodcast

Greetings Village! #DailyAfricanProverbs takes us to #Ghana The Proverb says: “The good mother knows what her children will eat.” African proverbs offer insight into African culture and traditions. Today’s proverb, “The good mother knows what her children will eat” is a perfect example of this. It helps us to understand the importance of mothers in […]

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If You Pick Up One End of The Stick You Also Pick Up The Other | African Proverbs | AFIAPodcast

Greetings Village! #DailyAfricanProverbs takes us to #Ethiopia The Proverb says: “If you pick up one end of the stick you also pick up the other.” African proverbs are as relevant today as they were centuries ago. This particular proverb is stating that everything is connected. You can’t just pick up one end of the stick […]