March 1, 2008

Feb. 2001 Proverb: ” God is a great eye. He sees everything in the world.” – Balanda/Belanda Viri, Sudanese Colloquial Spoken Arabic (Sudan), Modern Standard Written Arabic (Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea and Sudan)

African Proverb of the Month February, 2001 Joki nô ga volo, ni baka ei gpi murtu. (Balanda/Belanda Viri) (Also in Sudanese Colloquial Spoken Arabic and Modern […]
March 1, 2008

Jan. 2001 Proverb: “The brother or sister who does not respect the traditions of the elders will not be allowed to eat with the elders.” – Ga (Ghana)

African Proverb of the Month January, 2001 Anyeminu ni le kusum le, ledzi moni ke onukpai yeo nii. (Ga) The brother or sister who does not […]
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 […]