African proverbs to inspire you

Proverbs are part of Africa’s rich oral tradition. Proverbs are sayings that reveal wisdom and truth. They deliver messages of inspiration, comfort and advice. They come from people’s experiences. Proverbs are passed on from generation to generation in African society. They show African values and teach life lessons. There are

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African proverbs about happiness

Africa has a rich oral culture which is still prominent today, used to share history between generations. Proverbs are a big part of this oral culture, which are described by Nigerian author Chinua Achebe as “the palm oil with which words are eaten”. As short statements of general truths or

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