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2006 African Proverbs of the Month

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1 Jan. 2006: "The (word) of a friend makes you cry; the (word) of an enemy makes you laugh." - Tuareg (Algeria, Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Niger) Proverb 9349
2 Feb. 2006: "Une pierre de chez soi vaut dix de l'oued" - Southern Tashelhayt Berber (Algeria, Morocco) Proverb 5580
3 Mar. 2006: "A warthog eating its fill does not delight a pig." - Sena (Mozambique) Proverb 6952
4 Apr. 2006: "Until the lion has his or her own storyteller, the hunter will always have the best part of the story." - Ewe-mina (Benin, Ghana, and Togo) Proverb 99883
5 May 2006: "A debt is not a loss once one knows the debtor." - Tembo (Democratic Republic of Congo) Proverb 5550
6 Jun. 2006: "Suffering is prior to attaining success or perfection." - Chagga (Tanzania) Proverb 7408
7 Jul. 2006: "The chief's son has to collect firewood when destiny destroys him." - Moru (Sudan) Proverb 6090
8 Aug. 2006: "Don’t ask for Glasgow when you have already reached London." - Subi (Tanzania) Proverb 5705
9 Sep. 2006: "When you sort out the grains, it becomes pure." - Tigrinya (Eritrea, Ethiopia) Proverb 7783
10 Oct. 2006: "A rich person does not have to struggle, that is, share the problems of ordinary people." - Shubi (Tanzania) Proverb 5619
11 Nov. 2006: "The dog does not worry when the chicken runs over to the bones" - Ewe-mina (Benin, Ghana and Togo) Proverb 7705
12 Dec. 2006: "Unity is strength." - Ganda (Uganda) Proverb 12871