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Africa is home to more unknown history than known. A map of Africa does not begin to show the vastness of people, culture, food, living and ancient history. Established 2008 Chic African Culture and The African Gourmet are learning tools to meet the demand for better education about the entire continent of Africa.

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15 Ways to Define Leadership Through African Proverbs

Leadership is a verb; a person who guides and directs maximizing the efforts of others towards the achievement of a goal. Our 15 ways to define leadership through African Proverbs teaches what leadership really is and what is needed to become a superior leader.



15 Ways to Define Leadership Through African Proverbs


1. A large chair does not make a king. - Sudanese Proverb

2. The way a chief acts affects the entire village. - Ugandan Proverb

3. A king cannot reign without the support of the elders. - Burundian Proverb

A king cannot reign without the support of the elders. - Burundian Proverb
4. Words of a good king do not lock all the doors; they leave the right door open. – Zambian Proverb

5. When there is peace in the country, the chief does not carry a shield. - Ugandan Proverb

6. The best words give no food. - Rwandan Tutsi Proverb

7. The wise chief does not eat from two sides. - Malawian Proverb

8. He who fears the sun will not become chief. - Ugandan Proverb

9. When a king has good counselors, his reign is peaceful. - Ghanaian Proverb

10. When you befriend a chief, remember that he sits on a rope.  Ugandan Proverb

11. A wild boar in place of a pig would ravish the town, and a slave made king would spare nobody. –  Yoruba Proverb

12. Though the lion is lean, he can contend with a sheep. - Burundian Proverb

13. A subject less king is no king. - Zulu Proverb

14. Not all soldiers are kings. – Xhosa Proverb

15. The tree which is not taller than you, cannot shade you. -  Wolof Proverb

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Getting Your Goat

Easy Goat-Meat-Recipes Cookbook
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