African proverbs on friendship

• To be without a friend is to be poor indeed. ~ Tanzanian proverb
• Hold a true friend with both hands. ~ African proverb
• The friends of our friends are our friends. ~ Congolese proverb
• A friend is someone you share the path with. ~ African proverb
• Show me your friend and I will show you your character. ~ African proverb
• Return to old watering holes for more than water; friends and dreams are there to meet you. ~ African proverb
• Between true friends even water drunk together is sweet enough. ~ African proverb
• A small house will hold a hundred friends. ~ African proverb
• A close friend can become a close enemy.~ African proverb
• Bad friends will prevent you from having good friends. ~ Gabon proverb
(Taken from website titled ‘Afritorial, with gratitude. Indicates a heritage from ancient civilisations.)