African Folktales Podcast

An in-depth exploration of folktales from all parts of Africa. Listen to popular and obscure folktales from all over Africa.

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In this episode, we delve into a story from the Vai people, a Manden ethnic group that live mostly in Liberia, with a small minority living in south-eastern Sierra Leone.
September 8, 2019
In this episode, we delve into a story from the Hausa people, the largest ethnic group in Africa titled The Devil Comes Between Them.
August 25, 2019
In this episode, we delve into a story from the Bono people of Ghana titled The Contest of Riddles.  The Bono are part of the Akan people of West Africa and speak the Abron language.
August 18, 2019
In this episode, we delve into a story from the Ewe people of Ghana titled The Work Done by Itself.
August 5, 2019
In this episode, we delve into a story from the Bondei people titled Finders Keepers. They are an ethnic group based in northeastern Tanzania.
July 28, 2019
In this episode, we delve into a story about three rival brothers that leaves us with more questions than answers.
July 14, 2019
In this episode, the theme of jealousy is explored in a story about The Jealousy of the Blind Man.
July 7, 2019
This episode is a rather short one that reveals the story of how the dog became the friend of man.
July 1, 2019
In this episode, we delve into another fascinating tale about Ananse titled Ananse and the Corncob. This story was told among the Krachi, close neighbours of the Ashanti, who preserved their independe...
June 25, 2019
In this episode, we delve into a tale of Why Elephant And Hyena Live Far From People. The author collected this story among others from Zimbabwe and Botswana.
June 16, 2019

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