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1. African Proverbs On Parenting
Most of us are familiar with the Yoruba proverb "It takes a whole village to raise a child". However, there are many more African proverbs about parenting.

2. Fufu Recipe - West African Mashed Yams
Fufu is a staple dish in Western Africa. Much like East Africa's ugali, it is starchy dish used to scoop up vegetables and stews.

3. Pygmy Giraffe Facts
In the wild and purposefully bred, pygmy and dwarf giraffes have captured to imagination of people all around the world.

4. African Proverbs on Education
African proverbs are for teaching and passing down wisdom to younger generations. Here are some African proverbs about teaching, learning, and advising.

5. African Proverbs On Food
Food is very important in African culture. Each region has its own favorite dish. Here are some proverbs about food.

6. African Proverbs on Pregnancy and Birth
Pregnancy and birth is an experience almost all women share. Here are some African proverbs sharing attitudes, thoughts and beliefs on pregnancy and childbirth.

7. African Talking Drum
Talking drums, now mainly used to make music, are a sophisticated communication tool. Find out more about how their language works.

8. African Black Soap
Each region in Western Africa has its own recipe and process for making African Black soap. What is African Black Soap, how is it made and what are the benefits of using African Black soap?

9. African Proverbs on Marriage
African Proverbs about marriage and married life give insight as to how people really feel about marriage. Some of these proverbs are tongue in cheek while others are very serious and poignant.

10. Zulu Baby Names - Female
Zulu children are named before they are born. The Zulu tribe doesn't have a naming ceremony, but rather a ceremony to introduce the new baby to the family's ancestors.



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