Men Would Not Tell Lies If Women Asked Less Questions…

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25 African Proverbs That Will Make Your Day

1. He who has diarrhea knows the direction of the door without being told – Uganda
2. Anger, no matter how hot it is, can never cook a yam – Nigeria

3. It is okay for a child to play with the mother’s breasts, but not the father’s testicles – Guinea

4. Men would not tell lies if women asked less questions – Unknown Africa Origin

5. Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large numbers – Uganda

6. It’s the fear of what tomorrow may bring that makes the tortoise carry its house along wherever it goes – Nigeria

7. Human excreta will always smell, no matter how small – Gambia

8. Whoever tells the truth is chased out of nine villages – Kenya

9. You have to be careful to kill a fly that has perched on your scrotum – Ghana

10. There’s no virgin in a maternity ward – Cameroon

11. The little opportunity given to a monkey to wear cloths, does not guarantee it to join the dinning table – Unknown Africa Origin

12. Because the sun is too hot does no mean the fowl will lay boiled eggs – Nigeria

13. Drinking gari doesn’t mean you’re poor but allowing it to swell before drinking is poverty! – Ghana

14. The buttocks are like a married couple; though there is constant friction between them, they will still love and live together – Unknown Africa Origin

15. When a girl has beauty without Brains, the Private parts suffer the most – Unknown Africa Origin

16. The man who marries a beautiful woman, and the farmer who grows corn by the roadside have the same problem – Ethiopia

17. A short man is not a boy – Nigeria

18. The frown on the face of the goat will not stop it from being taken to the market – Nigeria

19. An old lady feels uneasy when dry bones are mentioned in a proverb – Ghana

20. A person who sells eggs should not start a fight in the market – Unknown Africa Origin

21. Without fools there would be no wisdom – Unknown Africa Origin

22. No matter how far you urinate, the last drop always falls at your feet – Unknown Africa Origin

23. A man who counts his money after withdrawing from the ATM has trust issues – Unknown Africa Origin

24. The okro plant never grows taller than the owner – Unknown Africa Origin

25. However much the buttocks are in a hurry, they will always remain at the back – Unknown Africa Origin


Author: Tiko14

Welcome to my wORDpreSS. I am a Ghanaian who lives in Ghana and has a passion for Ghana, hence talks a lot about Ghana. I blog about entertainment, tourism, politics, arts, culture and football. I am in the media and have the advantage of working both in Accounting firms and I. T firms. I like divergent views so disagree with me but let’s not abuse each other. Enjoy the blog while you are here, your views and topics are most welcome.

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