african wisdom

100 African Proverbs I Always Keep With Myself

nyan_lgAbundance of nature has led Africans to spent more time in contemplation than fighting for survival. They became too passive for their own good!

Although knowledge is not always transmitted in written form in Africa, there is a widespread culture of opening the doors of perception for young people and fools with timely release of wisdom nuggets, also called proverbs.

Herodotus (Greek historian c. 484–425 BC) called Africans these  “wisemen occupying the Upper Nile, men of long life, read more


About Mawuna KOUTONIN

Mawuna Koutonin is a world peace activist who relentlessly works to empower people to express their full potential and pursue their dreams, regardless of their background. He is the Editior of, Founder of, and Social activist for Africa Renaissance. Koutonin’s ultimate dream is to open a world-class human potential development school in Africa in 2017. If you are interested in learning more about this venture or Koutonin’s other projects, you can reach him directly by emailing at