March 31, 2021

April 2021 African Proverb of the Month
A wise person is the one who listens to counsel.
Gikuyu (Kenya) Proverb

Muugi ni mutaare (Gikuyu) Mtu mwenye busara ni yule anayesikiliza ushauri.  (Swahili) Une personne sage est celle qui écoute les conseils. (French) A wise person is […]
February 1, 2021

February-March, 2021 The pursuit of grasshoppers is done in the morning. Sukuma (Tanzania) Proverb

Isunga ng’humbi lili dilu. (Sukuma) Utafutaji wa panzi ni asubuhi. (Swahili) La poursuite des sauterelles se fait le matin. (French) The pursuit of grasshoppers is done […]
January 7, 2021

January 2021 Your elder sibling’s pocket or bag does not contain your savings/contents. Ganda (Uganda) Saying

Ensawo ya mukuluwo tekuterekera. (Ganda) Mfuko wa mkubwao haukubebei chako. (Swahili) La poche de ton ainé ne contient rien pour toi.  (French) Your elder sibling’s pocket […]