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Remember the good advice African Proverbs gave you today

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Remember the good advice African Proverbs gave you today.
An army of sheep led by a lion can defeat an army of lions led by sheep.
Everyone thinks their own spit tastes good.
By a sweet tongue and kindness, you can drag an elephant with a strand of hair.
The spider and fly cannot make a bargain.
The lion does not turn around when a small dog barks.
Those who refuse to obey cannot command.
War ends nothing.
Using African Proverbs when you listen to good advice, take it in and pass it on. Good advice intelligence is not limited to those who follow a straight and narrow path, often times the best advice comes from those who have been there, done that and learned the hard way.









African proverbs had been used for centuries not only their parents, grandparents and ancestors but also all over the world. African proverbs communicate timeless good advice about truth and sincerity, kindness and wickedness and wisdom and foolishness. African proverbs touch the place in our hearts where we are si…

African Swahili Chicken Stew

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African Swahili Chicken Stew is a delicious meal with chicken, coconut milk and ten spices, onions and garlic. African chicken soup recipes are truly the ultimate one pot, meal, slowly cooked comfort food served with rice. We like it so much we make double the recipe to take for lunch 2 days a week as well as dinner every Sunday evening.
African food recipes are easy to make at home.
Beauty in making the best African Swahili Chicken Stew Recipe.
Ingredients
4 chicken breasts, each cut into three long strips
2 tablespoons palm oil
5 cups chicken stock
2 cups coconut milk
3 chopped tomatoes
2 onions, finely chopped
2 shallots, finely chopped
3 garlic cloves, crushed
1 teaspoon of cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon turmeric
1 teaspoon coriander seeds
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon lime juice
1 tablespoon fresh ginger, chopped
2 red chilies, chopped
1 tablespoon of chopped coriander leaves

How to make African Swahili Chicken Stew Heat a large…

The British Were Arrogant | Ekumeku Underground Resistance Movement

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The British Were Arrogant | Ekumeku Underground Resistance Movement
Invasion of British troops was a catastrophe for the ingenious Igbo African way of life, but the Ekumeku underground resistance movement attempted to right the wrong.



British attitudes towards the Igbo peopleThe British were arrogant and domineering and from this the foundations of a resistance movement which became known as the Ekumeku was born. The Ekumeku was an underground movement of resistance to the British Royal Niger Company, British-trader, missionary and bureaucrats whose uprisings are legendary in Nigerian history.

British rule of the Western Igbo’s of Nigeria led to unfair rules against ingenious religious and political practices, the establishment of courts, and legal security to missionaries. Igbos considered all these as unwelcoming to their traditional way of life especially since they had no legal authority or input into the life-altering changes. The state of affairs catapulted the Ekumeku forces by …

Make coconut herb-infused water today instead of drinking soda

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Easily make coconut mint flavored water or mix and match your favorite fruits, vegetables, herbs, and spices.
The body substantially benefits from us drinking at least 8 cups of water per day. Drinking water may seem like a no brainer but drinking water before each meal can have an effect on the number of calories you eat at each meal.

If you are of the belief that drinking water is a punishment then favor your own water with natural fruits, vegetables, and herbs such as mint. Below is an easy recipe for naturally flavored mint water. You will fall in love making water infusions because of all the different combinations that you can make.

Let's make coconut herb-infused water today instead of drinking soda.
Our recipe at Chic African Culture is perfect for those of you that do not love drinking water. Which is sad because water is best and keeps you healthy. Coconut mint water infusion is very easy to make all you need is a Mason jar, fresh water, fresh coconut slices and fresh …