Proverbe Congolais sur la réalité / Congolese proverb on reality

African basket
African basket

Le panier du pecheur sent toujours le poisson (Proverbe Baluba – République Démocratique du Congo (RDC)). – Pas difficile de reconnaître les crapules; la caque sent toujours le hareng.

The fisherman’s basket always smell of fish (Baluba proverb – Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)).- It is not difficult to recognize villains; the keg always smells of herring.

7 thoughts on “Proverbe Congolais sur la réalité / Congolese proverb on reality

  1. Robert cheruiyot

    similar to this: the pot in which namasacha is cooked retains its bitterness. ( namasacha is a bitter vegetable – its about a persons character. luhya of Kenya)

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      1. Sure thing. It’s a good proverb. I’ve been learning a lot about the Congolese culture recently especially after finding out that it was a major ethnic group I got on my DNA test.

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