African proverbs sent by my friend, Mozambican journalist Frederico Katerere
"A farmer does not boast that he has a good harvest until his stock of yams lasts till the following harvest season"
"When you are eating with the devil, you must use a long spoon"
"People helping one another can bring an elephant into the house"
"A single tree cannot make a forest"
"If one person in a street kills a dog the street is named the street of dog killers"
"The giraffe looses much height while drinking. Some people loose their dignity when drinking"