The Lion and the Rat: A story told by Mgimba_Tanzania

Long ago the Lion was the enemy of all the other animals. One day he was on a journey for hunting, but was caught in a game trap and he began to cry. When all  other animals heard his sound,  they were afraid to go there to help him. He cried very much, until a…

Chisamba: Initiation Dance from Malawi

  Recorded at Kalupe village Sub T/A Nkagula, Zomba; Malawi, 12.02.2018; Dyna Malamusi Chisamba is an initiation dance performed by a group of elderly women when a woman gets her first child as a way to welcome her to motherhood. These women sings, drumms and dances to songs that carries some useful information to their fellow woman.

The Fox and the Hare: A story told by Mgimba_Tanzania

The Hare and the Fox were very good friends. One day the Hare agreed with the Fox to go and see their friend in the hills. While they were on their way to the hills, the Hare told the Fox that he has stomache problems. For this reason, he showed his friend some roots that…