March 1, 2008

Dec. 2000 Proverb: ” A person who is not disciplined cannot be cautioned.” – Haya (Tanzania)

African Proverb of the Month December, 2000 Bahana owo gulimu. (Haya) Aonywaye na kufuata ni yule mwenye roho tulivu. (Swahili) A person who is not disciplined […]
March 1, 2008

Nov. 2000: ” The eyes of the trapper are as subject to reddening as those of the small animal (that he pursues).” – Ganda (Uganda) Proverb

African Proverb of the Month November, 2000 Amaaso agamyuka omutezi, ge gamyuka n’akasolo. (Ganda) Macho ya mwindaji nayo hugeuka mekundu sawa na mnyama mdogo anayemwinda. (Swahili) […]
March 1, 2008

Oct. 2000 Proverb: ” The hyena with a cub does not eat up (consume) all the available food.” – Akamba (Kenya)

African Proverb of the Month October, 2000 Mbiti yi mwana ndiisaa ikamina. (Akamba) Fisi mwenye mtoto hali na kumaliza chakula. (Swahili) The hyena with a cub […]
March 1, 2008

Sep. 2000 Proverb: ” I have come a long way; the journey has exhausted me.” – Ngoni (Tanzania)

African Proverb of the Month September, 2000 Nihumili kutali, lunikomi lugendu. (Ngoni) Nimetoka mbali, safari imenichosha. (Swahili) I have come a long way; the journey has […]
March 1, 2008

Aug. 2000 Proverb: ” If an arrow has not entered deeply, then its removal is not hard.” – Buli (Ghana )

African Proverb of the Month August, 2000 Pein dan kan jo ya, di voorika an tua If an arrow has not entered deeply, then its removal […]
March 1, 2008

Jul. 2000 Proverb: ” Do not insult the hunting guide before the sun has set.” – Sukuma (Tanzania)

African Proverb of the Month July, 2000 Utizunduka chimba limi litinagwa. (Sukuma) Usimtukane kiongozi wa uwindaji jua halijatua. (Swahili) Do not insult the hunting guide before […]
March 1, 2008

Jun. 2000 Proverb: ” Even haplochromis (name of a small fish) employs tilapia (name of a large fish). ” – Luo (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda )

African Proverb of the Month June, 2000 Fulu bende oro ngege. – Luo Hata furu (uduvi) humtuma sato. – Swahili Even haplochromis (name of a small […]
March 1, 2008

May 2000 Proverb: ” How easy it is to defeat people who do not kindle fire for themselves.” – Tugen (Kenya)

African Proverb of the Month May, 2000 Takipar bich che meloljinge ma. (Tugen) How easy it is to defeat people who do not kindle fire for […]
March 1, 2008

Apr. 2000 Proverb: ” The groin pains in sympathy with the sore.” – Zulu (South Africa, Swaziland)

African Proverb of the Month April, 2000 Imbilaph’ ivun’ isilonda. (Zulu) The groin pains in sympathy with the sore. (English) Zulu (South Africa, Swaziland) Proverb Explanation […]