African fairy tales: the hyena and wax boy
In today’s African fairy tale, a hyena deceives a little boy and his mother. This episode of African fairy tales involves the hyena and wax boy.
On the edge of a village lived a woman, and she had a little son.
They lived a poor life, and then an old hyena came to them.
Every night it came to the hut and stole food.
The woman saw the food disappearing, but she couldn’t figure out where it was going.
One day her son said to her: I’m not going to sleep. Let’s find out who’s been poking around.
The mother agreed.
The son pretended to fall asleep, but he watched… continue from here.