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Mama Africa Wisdom and Love African Proverbs

African proverbs of wisdom and love of mothers, may the blessings of motherly love flow like a river through your heart forever more.


African Mother and child in Mugunga Rwanda

Every mother leaves her footprints  African-Proverb

A mother is like a kernel, crushed by problems but strong enough to overcome them  African-Proverb

The strength of a mother is in the ears and on the lips. Mali-Proverb

African Mother and child in Mali Africa

Who built the drum knows best what is inside  Burundi-Proverb

Alone a child runs fast, with a mother slow, but together they go far  African-Proverb

If you educate the mother, you have educated the child  Burundi-Proverb

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The eagle does not hunt flies   African-Proverb

A fine cage will not feed the bird   African-Proverb

What is learned in the cradle lasts until the grave  African-Proverb

We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today.

We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today.

We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today

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Being African in America I have grown up learning about different ethnic cultures. My father and mother are historians of African culture and history and their influence expanded my activities to several best-selling cookbooks, magazine columns, self-branded products, and a popular African culture and food blog.

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