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. Welcome to Stories Mother Told.
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.
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...
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...