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Looking for stories to read in a range of African languages and English? Try our growing collection of stories to print out or read aloud. 

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When the world was young, Dog was a wild thing. He spent his days wandering the land alone. At night he lay his head on his fuzzy paws and kept guard over his cave. Nobantu, the first woman, lived in a small hut near Dog’s cave. One evening as she walked home, Nobantu saw Dog with his head on his fuzzy paws, sleeping with one eye open, and she felt sorry for him.

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