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AFRICAN FOLKTALE: THE TORTOISE AND THE LIZARD

Once upon a time there was a famine in the land of the animals. One day, the lizard...

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WHY THE CAT KILLS RATS; AN AFRICAN FOLKTALE

WHY THE CAT KILLS RATS; AN AFRICAN FOLKTALE ANSA was King of Calabar for fifty years. He had...

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AFRICAN FOLKTALE: THE LIGHTNING AND THE THUNDER

IN the olden days the thunder and lightning lived on the earth amongst all the other people, but...

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AN INTERESTING AFRICAN FOLKTALE: “THE WOMAN, THE APE, AND THE CHILD”

OKUN ARCHIBONG was one of King Archibong's slaves, and lived on a farm near Calabar. He was a...

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THE GIANT WARRIOR – PRINCE ARHUANRAN OF BENIN KINGDOM

During the reign of Oba Ozolua (1481 – 1504), two of his wives, Oloi Idia and Oloi Ohonmi,...

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THE DISOBEDIENT DAUGHTER WHO MARRIED A SKULL

EFFIONG Edem was a native of Cobham Town. He had a very fine daughter, whose name was Afiong....

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THE ORPHAN BOY AND THE MAGIC STONE

A CHIEF of Inde named Inkita had a son named Ayong Kita, whose mother had died at his...

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THE THREE BROTHERS AND THE POT OF PORRIDGE

Three brothers were traveling through the dense rain forest jungle. They had been traveling on foot for almost...

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How the Cannibals drove the People from Insofan Mountain to the Cross River (Ikom)

VERY many years ago, before the oldest man alive at the present time can remember, the towns of...

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THE COCK WHO CAUSED A FIGHT BETWEEN TWO TOWNS

EKPO and Etim were half-brothers, that is to say they had the same mother, but different fathers. Their...