Religion & Tradition - African Proverbs - Country/Tribe
African Proverbs categorized by country or tribe.
African Proverbs From Cameroon
Cameroon is a very diverse, yet harmonious cournty with over 250 ethnic groups and many religions. Here are some proverbs from this country.
African Proverbs From Ethiopia
Ethiopia is the oldest independent country in Africa having never been colonized. Here are some of Ethiopia's proverbs for you to enjoy.
African Proverbs From Ghana
The tribes in Ghana have rich traditions including festivals, music, and dance. Here are some of their proverbs reflecting that tradition.
African Proverbs From South Africa
African proverbs from South Africa including the Lobedu, Zulu and Xhosa tribes.
Tha Ashanti live in Ghana and the Ivory Coast. They are known for their kente cloth. Here are some of their proverbs.
The Bantu include hundreds of tribes across Africa. They are a very large group of diverse peoples. Here are a few of their proverbs.
Every culture has its own set of proverbs. Here are one hundred proverbs from Egypt. Some are modern while others have been found on ancient architecture.
The Igbo tribe resides in Eastern Nigeria. They are one of the three largest tribes in Nigeria. Along with the Yoruba tribe, they lay claim to the proverb Hillary Clinton made famous - "It takes a village to raise a child." Here are many more Igbo proverbs for you to enjoy.
The Maasai tribe originated around 500 BC in the Nile River region of southern Sudan. Here is some of their centuries old wisdom in the form of proverbs.
Yoruba Proverbs African Culture Homepage | Editor's Picks Articles | Top Ten Articles | African Culture Site Map
Historically, the Yoruba tribe consisted of many smaller groups that were constantly be in conflict with one another. Nevertheless, they did manage to have a cultural unity.
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