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…

Hyena and hare as friends: A story told by Elias Mg’ong’o

Once it happened that the Hare paid the Hyena a visit. He found the Hyena repairing his house and the Hyena had cooked rice and meat. The Hare greeted the Hyena and told him, “Let me help you my friend!” The Hyena agreed. So, the Hare started helping the Hyena. Slowly and carefully, he tied…