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2011 African Proverb of the Month

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1 Dec. 2011: "The one with many uncles slept hungry" - Maragoli (Kenya) Proverbs 5997
2 Nov. 2011: "A roaring lion does not catch any prey." - Acholi (Uganda, South Sudan) Proverb 6423
3 Oct. 2011: "The woman finds an empty house, she doesn’t find riches." - Luba-Kasai (Democratic Republic of Congo – DRC) Proverb 5739
4 Sep. 2011: "Women give birth with other women" - Alur (Democratic Republic of Congo – DRC and Uganda) Proverb 5581
5 Aug. 2011: "Things are miraculous: reeds produce water, forests produce firewood and fire produce ashes." - Gusii (Kenya) Proverb 5349
6 Jul. 2011: "A woman is like the skin of kabundi (a very tiny wild animal) on which two men cannot sit. " - Songye (Democratic Republic of Congo – DRC) Proverb 5808
7 Jun. 2011: "Faster, faster has finished off the people of Bwilo." - Kara (Tanzania) Proverb 5276
8 May 2011: "A village never lacks a beautiful young woman" - Lingala (Democratic Republic of Congo – DRC, Republic of the Congo, Angola, Central African Republic) Proverb 8363
9 Apr. 2011: "To stay a long time in the water does not make you clean." - Sukuma (Tanzania) Proverb 7802
10 Mar. 2011: "The people to whom things belong are the same people who are greedy." - Rwanda (Rwanda) and Rundi (Burundi) Proverb 7613
11 Feb. 2011: "The dugout canoe does not know the depth of the water." - Hangaza (Tanzania) Proverb 6376
12 Jan. 2011: "Individuals have different talents." - Haya (Tanzania) Proverb 8087
 

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