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Sunday, February 5, 2012

Ten Democratic Republic of Congo African Proverbs

Ten Democratic Republic of Congo African Proverbs

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Ten Democratic Republic of Congo African Proverbs

Collecting firewood in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Ten African Proverbs from the 12th largest country in the world, the Democratic Republic of Congo. The Congolese people of the Democratic Republic of Congo have endured decades of civil war and political turmoil and are still able to contribute positive energy to the world coming out the other side whole and well. Congolese people are children of light, not darkness.

Congolese woman

Congolese Children of Light African Proverbs

Intelligence is like fire, people take it from others.

The basket that was used to carry a gift to a neighbor will bring back another gift.

The person who pursues two things will miss all of them.

 A small mistake can bring great damage.

The less important person is the one bringing much problems.

She prepares a good meal, but the husband says there is too much salt.

Unity finished the greatness of the forest.

Suffering is a teacher.

Girls face the same issues that women face.

People love you when you succeed but when you are poor you smell bad.

Congolese man

The rain said, “I have warned you through lightening, people, mend your hut.”

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