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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 1657
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 2158
3 October 2015 A good name is better than a nice scent.Burji (Ethiopia, Kenya) Proverb 1711
4 September 2015 A cow’s horn cannot kill its calf. Kalenjin (Kenya and Uganda) Proverb 4573
5 August, 2015 Tall stories destroy the family relationship. Luba--Katanga (Democratic Republic of Congo – DRC) Proverb 2399
6 July, 2015 It is the boy who lifts up the fallen houses (ruins). Havu (Democratic Republic of Congo -- DRC) Proverb 2142
7 June, 2015 A water pot cannot stand on its own without a support. Luo (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda) Proverb 2936
8 May, 2015 Brothers who get along will always defeat the enemy. Mashi (Democratic Republic of Congo -- DRC) Proverb 2912
9 April, 2015 A soft tree is never broken by wind. Haya (Tanzania) Proverb 3092
10 March, 2015 A good person (goes to God) with his or her clothes?” … “Potato.” Sukuma (Tanzania) Riddle 2638
11 February, 2015 One will always return to an axe or hoe handle that the woman shows them. Bemba (Zambia and DRC) Proverb 2690
12 January, 2015 The elephant can be tripped by a creeping plant. Maasai (Kenya, Tanzania) Proverb 2813
 

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