Tag Archives: African Stories

Sukuma – Ng’osha Ya Welelo Iliyiyene (Wiyene) (the male of the universe is alone)

Collected by: Don Sybertz,   Scanned by: Cephas Yao Agbemenu     Edited by: Fr. Zakaria Kashinje OSA With special thanks to Rev Joe Healey (African proverbs,Sayings and stories)   Mhayo gwenuyo gugakumuchiwa (gukakumuchiwa) na bhagalu aho sabho bhuhemba, Gumha, wacha. … Continue reading

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Sukuma -GUBINGWA NA ILUMBUYE.

Collected by: Don Sybertz,   Scanned by: Cephas Yao Agbemenu   Edited by: Fr. Zakaria Kashinje OSA With special thanks to Rev Joe Healey (African proverbs,Sayings and stories) Gubingwa bhakageniha ng’wa mamiye kihamo nu ilumbuye. Bhakigasha shiku kenda. Bhuli lushiku bhakulyaga … Continue reading

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Gonja – KEPUSHIBIPO (Poem)

Written by: Dramani Dari  (Winneba University) KEPUSHIBIPO Kepushibipo mabe kepushibipo Kepushibipo monɛ fo wɔ lor be mba ndoŋ Kepushibipo monɛ m maŋ daŋ kuu fobe efɛ to Nnanaana benapo tɔmase be efuli Efuli monɛ apo nɛ awuroŋ bee ji eyer … Continue reading

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Rundi – Urucira mukaso rugatwara nyoko (The three brothers)

 Told by  NYANDWI Melanie  (Gishiha pri school)   Collected by Tevel-Burundi        Habaye abavukana batatu bakaba impfuvyi, basigaranye se. Umunsi umwe, se arabakoranya ababwira ati : “Bane banje, narabayeho neza ariko ejo canke hirya y’ejo nzokwitaba Imana. Mugabo, imbere … Continue reading

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Sukuma – NZALA IGANWAGA UNGOKOLO (NJAA HUMSHAMBULIA MVIVU)

Collected by: Don Sybertz,   Scanned by: Cephas Yao Agbemenu      Edited by: Fr. Zakaria Kashinje OSA With special thanks to Rev Joe Healey (African proverbs,Sayings and stories) Jaliho jijiji jimo wikalaga namhala Manyenye, uyo alatogilwe gete kubhasayila abhiye … Continue reading

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Sukuma – NKIMA NGOKOLO

Collected by: Don Sybertz,   Scanned by: Cephas Yao Agbemenu      Edited by: Fr. Zakaria Kashinje OSA With special thanks to Rev Joe Healey (African proverbs,Sayings and stories)   Kale waliho nkima umo akatolwa halikaya lina lyakwe witanagwa, ngolo. Aho … Continue reading

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Sukuma – NGUMBA NAGACHE ATINA NGUNANI-METHALI

Collected by: Don Sybertz,   Scanned by: Cephas Yao Agbemenu       Edited by: Fr. Zakaria Kashinje OSA With special thanks to Rev Joe Healey (African proverbs,Sayings and stories) Lusumo lwenulu lulitumanilwa ulu bhabyaji bhakambilijiwagwa na ng’wana wabho mu makoye … Continue reading

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Sukuma -GUNDA NA NG’WANA DULYE

Collected by: Don Sybertz,   Scanned by: Cephas Yao Agbemenu       Edited by: Fr. Zakaria Kashinje OSA With special thanks to Rev Joe Healey (African proverbs,Sayings and stories) Waliho mbehi umo lina lyakwe Gunda. Walina nke ng’wana Dulye, bhali … Continue reading

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Sukuma – NGOSHA OLINA NKE OKWE (MWANAMUME ALIYEKUWA NA MKE WAKE)

Collected by: Don Sybertz,   Scanned by: Cephas Yao Agbemenu      Edited by: Fr. Zakaria Kashinje OSA With special thanks to Rev Joe Healey (African proverbs,Sayings and stories) Aho kale waliho ngosha umo uyo o1ihang’wakwe weyi na nke na ng’wana … Continue reading

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Sukuma -NULU ULAJE HALI ULI NG’WANA WA JIJI

 Collected by: Don Sybertz,   Scanned by: Cephas Yao Agbemenu       Edited by: Fr. Zakaria Kashinje OSA With special thanks to Rev Joe Healey (African proverbs,Sayings and stories)           Waliho ngosha umo lina lyakwe Jiji, … Continue reading

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