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What are Proverbs and Where do the come from?

Proverbs and old sayings reveal many aspects about the cultural  traditions of a society. Proverbs originated from indigenous humble folk who handed down these wise old sayings over the centuries, generation to generation. Many proverbs serve as advisory tales and wise counsel

African Sayings, Old Sayings and Proverbial Wisdom

Inspiring Quotes and Proverbial Wisdom from Africa

Zanzibar proverbs

 Botswana proverbs

Zambian proverbs

Bambuti proverbs

Angolan proverbs

Ghana proverbs

Chad proverbs

Madagascar proverbs

Ethiopia proverbs

Namibia proverbs

Ashanti proverbs

Uganda proverbs

Moroccan proverbs

Somalia proverbs

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