This idea of collaboration rather than competition runs through a number of wise sayings in Twi and it is deeply engraved in the culture, creating a strong disincentive for independence and isolation.
The proverb is also used when a substitute is found for something valuable or someone important.
This combined ethnic group lives throughout Ghana, the Ivory Coast, Togo and the Diaspora.
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Hebrews have been in Africa hundreds of years before the exodus from Egypt.
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