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Stories are a big part of the African culture and growing up in the city of Port-Harcourt, these stories shaped my childhood. Times are different now and these bedtime stories which were passed down through generations are not as popular with children as they once were. This podcast aims to bring these stories to the new generation of African children and introduce everyone else to these wonderful stories from the motherland. The lessons and values learnt from these will never be forgotten. ...
 
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Today's story teaches us three important rules to live a happy life according to the people of Marrakech in Morocco. I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa.\ Want to support the podcast? You can buy me a coffee at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesmthrtold Instagram: @storiesmothertold Black…
 
Today's story is from the Nuer people of Sudan. I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa. Want to support the podcast? You can buy me a coffee at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesmthrtold Instagram: @storiesmothertold Black History For Kids: https://tuntimo.com/ If there are any stories you w…
 
Today's story is from the Efik-Ibibio people of Nigeria. This is a story of why thunder and lightning live in the sky. I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa. Want to support the podcast? You can buy me a coffee at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesmthrtold Instagram: @storiesmothertold Blac…
 
Today's story takes us back to Zambia and is from the Baila people. This story is about the first murder and also tells about the curse placed on humans to continue killing each other. I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa. Want to support the podcast? You can buy me a coffee at https://www.b…
 
Today's story is a Togolese one that touches on themes of Jealousy, Love and selflessness. I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa. Places to read: African folktales by Ceni, A; Chiuppi, Lorena Want to support the podcast? You can buy me a coffee at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesmthrtold …
 
Today's story is one that follows the wicked Shark and clever Monkey. It shows that we should never judge anyone by their looks, beautiful people can do horrible things. I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa. Places to read: East African folktales : from the voice of Mukamba by Kĩtukũ, Vinc…
 
Today's story is from the Yoruba people of Nigeria. This is an origin story on how Yorubaland came to be. I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa. Places to read: African myths by Husain, Shahrukh Want to support the podcast? You can buy me a coffee at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesmthrto…
 
Today's story takes us back to the Ashanti tribe in Ghana. In this story we follow Anansi whose greed is discovered by his family. We also see how they decided to teach him a lesson. I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa. Want to support the podcast? You can buy me a coffee at https://www.buy…
 
Today's story is from the Maasai tribe of Kenya. It shows how bravery can come from the most unlikely places I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa. Want to support the podcast? You can buy me a coffee at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesmthrtold Instagram: @storiesmothertold Black History …
 
Today's story is from the Efik-Ibibio people of Cross Rivers State in Nigeria. This story follows the cunning nature of Effiong and how he used his wit to pay off his debt. Moral Lesson: Be careful who you lend your money to. I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa. Places to read: African folk…
 
Today's story is from South Sudan and in this story, the clever Fox saves the reckless Monkey from being Lion food I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa. Want to support the podcast? You can buy me a coffee at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesmthrtold Instagram: @storiesmothertold Black Hi…
 
Today's story is a very popular Nigerian Story. It teaches the valuable lesson of contentment. I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa. Want to support the podcast? You can buy me a coffee at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesmthrtold Instagram: @storiesmothertold Black History For Kids: http…
 
Today's story is one from Western Uganda and shows us why the people stopped believing in Goddess Nyabinghyi. I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa. Some places to read this story: The Mighty Angwech and More: Female Legends from Ugandan folklore: BOOK 1 Want to support the podcast? You can b…
 
We are back in Ghana today with the greedy Anansi. In this story, Anansi's greed leads to his end. I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa. Want to support the podcast? You can buy me a coffee at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesmthrtold Instagram: @storiesmothertold Black History For Kids: …
 
Today's story is a traditional Zulu story and follows a lazy hunter who came up with a way to get food without working. This story also shows us some of the consequences of laziness. I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa. Want to support the podcast? You can buy me a coffee at https://www.buy…
 
Today we revisit Anansi in another story of greed and cunning. In this story, Anansi gets a taste of his own medicine. I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa. Want to support the podcast? You can buy me a coffee at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesmthrtold Instagram: @storiesmothertold Blac…
 
Today's story is an important one that teaches us to be kind. This story shows us how words can hurt and to be careful with what we say about others. This is a popular story among the people of Morocco. I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa.\ Places to read: MOROCCAN FOLKTALES: THE 24 MOST BE…
 
Today's story follows the tricky Hare. In this story we see how the lazy Hare tries to trick the other animals in order to benefit from their hardwork. I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa. Want to support the podcast? You can buy me a coffee at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesmthrtold I…
 
Today's story follows the greedy tortoise and how his jealousy put him and his family in a whole lot of trouble. I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa. Want to support the podcast? You can buy me a coffee at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesmthrtold Instagram: @storiesmothertold Black Hist…
 
Today's story takes us back to Zambia and is all about how Monkeys came to exist in the world. I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa. Want to support the podcast? You can buy me a coffee at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesmthrtold Places to read: https://totemnetwork.blogspot.com/2020/10/…
 
Today's story takes us back to Ghana and traces the sequence of events that led to the first mushrooms. I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa. Want to support the podcast? You can buy me a coffee at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesmthrtold Instagram: @storiesmothertold Black History For K…
 
Today's story is quite a popular one and is from the Central African country of cameroon. It is the story of how everyone ended up drinking water at the chief's feast. The Moral of this story is that we should not attempt to fool people or we may also fool ourselves. I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you ba…
 
Today's story is about Atile who created the first Ugandan brew and how it came to be wide spread. I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa. Want to support the podcast? You can buy me a coffee at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesmthrtold Instagram: @storiesmothertold Black History For Kids: …
 
Today marks ONE YEAR since this podcast was created and to celebrate I have decided to release an extra story. This story is about how the tortoise lost all his hair due to his greed. I hope you enjoy the story and I want to thank every single person who has listened to the podcast and supported in one way or another. I am extremely grateful, you a…
 
Today's story is from Northern Sudan and displays themes of greed and wisdom. The wise fox was able to think quickly to avoid being food to the greedy lion. I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa. Want to support the podcast? You can buy me a coffee at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesmthrt…
 
Today's story is a Maasai story from Kenya and is all about the origin of cattle. This story explains why cattle is so important to the Maasai tribe and how the Dorobos were cursed to wander. I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa. Want to support the podcast? You can buy me a coffee at https:…
 
Today's story shows how the intelligence of Kweku Tsin helped save a lot of people and gave him the powers of the sun. I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa. Want to support the podcast? You can buy me a coffee at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesmthrtold Instagram: @storiesmothertold Blac…
 
Today's story is all about the importance of hard work. In this story we see how a rich merchant tricked his sons into giving up laziness and in return reap the rewards of hard work. I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa. Some places to read this story: The Last Storytellers: https://amzn.to/…
 
Today's story shows us how the thoughtlessness of humans led to the Sky being moved very far away. I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa. Instagram: @storiesmothertold Black History For Kids: https://tuntimo.com/ Kindle: https://amzn.to/3t6SIfE Kindle Unimited Free Trial (affiliate link): htt…
 
Today's episode takes us to the Northern parts of Nigeria. This story shows us how a gullible rich man gets taken advantage of by 3 rascals. I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa. Instagram: @storiesmothertold Where To Read (Amazon Affiliate links): African Folk Tales - Hugh Vernon-Jackson Pa…
 
Today's story is one from The Congo. In this story, we see how a sly man took advantage of the ignorance of the leopard and crocodile. I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa. Black History For Kids: https://tuntimo.com/ Kindle Unimited Free Trial (affiliate link): https://amzn.to/3vbcokm Place…
 
Today's episode takes us back to Ghana. We will be sharing an Anansi story which is very popular among the Ashanti people. In this story, the cunning Anansi is caught in his greed. I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa. Black History For Kids: https://tuntimo.com/ Kindle Unimited Free Trial (…
 
Today's episode is is from Central Uganda. This story introduces us to the Nakku, powerful women who were the right hand advisors of the King. The themes of bravery and loyalty as well as its rewards are explored in this story. I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa. Some places to read this s…
 
Today we will be visiting the Northern parts of Sudan This story explores the consequences of greed and why we should always keep our word. I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa. Some places to read this story: https://munazaki.com/2016/05/12/the-wise-man-of-the-village/ Kindle Unimited Free …
 
Today we will be going through another Moroccan tale. This story explores the formation of the Sahara and is also a great reminder that lies have consequences. It shows us how little things can build up and result in big consequences. Like the saying goes "Small drops of water make a mighty ocean" or in this case, tiny grains of sand make a mighty …
 
For today's episode, we will be visiting the Luhya people in Kenya. This story is a great reminder that you cannot please everybody all the time. I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa. Some places to read this story: http://www.johntyman.com/africa/folk/#8 Kindle Unimited Free Trial (affiliat…
 
Today's story will be taking place in the East African country of Tanzania. This story explains the reason why Kites stay away from crows. I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa. Instagram: @storiesmothertold Where To Read: https://storiesguide.com/en/node/2595 Kindle Unimited Free Trial (affi…
 
Today's episode takes us to the Northern parts of Nigeria. This is a story about Muhammadu and how he became the Galadima of his town. Thios story also shows how jealousy and evil deeds have consequences. ** The term Galadima is a chieftaincy title in the emirates of Katsina State, northern Nigeria I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit ba…
 
Today's episode takes us to the Democratic Republic of Congo. In this story the turtle's greed gets the better of him. Similar to Anansi, the Turtle/Tortoise is a very cunning creature and in this story we see him display this. I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa. Instagram: @storiesmothert…
 
Today's episode takes us back to Ghana. In this story Anasi the trickster is back and up to his mischievous ways. This story explores the themes of jealousy, anger and revenge. I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa. Instagram: @storiesmothertold If there are any stories you would like to hear…
 
Today's episode is is from the Northern parts of Uganda. This story introduces us to Angwech, a mighty warrior and the first femake village chief of Lira. The themes of bravery, humility and love for community are also explored in Angwech's life. I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa. Some pl…
 
Today's episode is a Shona story from beautiful Zimbabwe. In this story, we see the kindness of the king, as well as how happy and united all the animals can be. We also once again get to see the cunning nature of the rabbit. I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa. Some places to read this sto…
 
Today's episode sees us visiting South Africa once again. In this story, we learn about the importance of unity and how the ants struggled without it. I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa. Some places to read this story: https://www.gutenberg.org/files/38339/38339-h/38339-h.htm#Page_10 South…
 
Today's episode takes us back to Marrakech, Morocco. It is a very good example to always be kind to people for you never know where your blessings may come from. The story references a Moroccan hammam, this is a steam room where people go to clean themselves. I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. So sit back and Relax, let me take you back to…
 
For today's episode, we take a trip back to South Sudan. In this story, the cunning and greedy hare tries to fool his family in order to keep all the food to himself. This story teaches us that you cannot fool people all the time and the truth will one day catch up with you. "Everyday for the thief, one day for the owner" - Nigerian Adage I hope yo…
 
For today's episode, we will be visiting the Igbo people of Nigeria. This story shows how one good turn can lead to another. We also get to see how clever the Rabbit is. I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa. Some places to read this story: African Folk Tales - Hugh Vernon-Jackson If there ar…
 
For today's episode, we will be visiting the Maasai people in Kenya. This story explores the concepts of greed, betrayal and of course the cunning nature of the Hare. I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa. Some places to read this story: http://www.johntyman.com/africa/folk/#3 If there are an…
 
Today's episode is our first from the Northern parts of Africa. It takes us to Marrakech, Morocco. I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. So sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa. Places to read this story: The Last Storytellers: Tales from the heart of Morocco - Richard Hamilton If there are any stories you would like to hear, pl…
 
For today's episode, we are back with the Ashanti tribe in Ghana. This story highlights the importance of being true and trustworthy. We are once again shown Anansi's terrible qualities such as lying and jealousy. I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. So sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa. Places to read this story: King Chame…
 
Today's episode takes us to East Africa as we explore this Kenyan tale on the origin of Zebras. I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa. Some places to read this story: http://www.johntyman.com/africa/folk/#8 If there are any stories you would like to hear, please send an email to storiesmother…
 
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