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Site Last Update: 09 Dec, 2019

Check out the new design of

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We invite you to visit our African Proverbs, Sayings and Stories Website to view the NEW & IMPROVED design and layout of We have upgraded our CMS (Content Management System) to the latest version of the free software program Joomla.  While the majority of the contents remains the same, including the popular “African Proverb of the Month” featured on the Home Page, we hope you enjoy the many new features of this updated version including African photographs and illustrations, a Poll on the Home Page where you can vote for your favorite African Proverb, and various other features that you will notice by browsing through the website.  Since 1998 our African Proverbs, Sayings and Stories Website has been a window to African Oral Literature and African culture in general. We are very excited to share this new design and these new features of our website with you!  A special “Thank you” to the Afriprov team, in particular Administrator Nicholas Adongo, for all the hard work and dedication in improving  We welcome your feedback, comments and suggestions. Please send them to the Moderator at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Remember one of our favorite African Proverbs is many hands make light work.  Enjoy!

-The African Proverbs, Sayings and Stories Team