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Mitupo.org is a platform for restoring, preserving and celebrating african culture and identity and promoting african ownership of the evolution of our cultures.

It places our self knowledge at the centre of our development by providing the tools in order to understand ourselves better and instill and promote the values of "unhu/ubuntu".

Most Recent Proverb

Kurera imbwa nemukaka mangwana inofuma yokuruma

If you bring up a dog on milk, tomorrow it will bite you.

Tsumo

Akukho nkuzi ezimbili ezabhonga sibaya sinye

No two bulls can ever bellow in one kraal.

Isaga

Isimba renhuta kukwara munda waisina kurima

The mole’s efforts are spent digging a field which it did not plough.

Tsumo

Uzoqoqwa yikuhlwa

You will be gathered by the darkness.

Isaga

Akuhlanga lwalahlana, abantwana bensimba bahamba belandelana

No kinsfolk has ever abandoned each other, as offsprings of civet cats always follow each other wherever they go.

Isaga

Benzi bvunza rakanaka

An inquiring fool is a good one.

Tsumo

Isikhuni sitshisa umkhwezeli

The firebrand burns the stoker.

Isaga

Chakakodza bere mapfupa ; Chakakodza nguruve mashamba

What made the hyena fat are bones. What made the pig fat are pumpkins.

Tsumo

Ubozidla uzibeka amathambo

While you eat them (cattle), keep the bones.

Isaga

Totenda dzamwa mombe dzaswera nebenzi

We can only believe when cattle tended by a fool have actually drank water.

Tsumo

Ubozidla uzibeka amathambo

While you eat them (cattle), keep the bones.

Isaga

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