Superstitions in Kenya

An itchy right palm means that you will receive money. An itchy left palm means you will have to give money.

If an owl sings outside your house means something bad will happen to you. To counteract this bad omen – throw salt into the fire directly!

If your dogs starts howling outside your house, something bad is bound to happen to you.

If you wear red clothes, you are more likely to be hit by lightening.

If you trip over a stone, someone is gossiping about you.

Never step over somebody – they won’t grow.

You don’t say ‘goodbye’ at night – Otherwise it is assumed the person you tell goodbye might die!

A fish should always be eaten from the head toward the tail.

What you do on 1st January, will be repeated the year through. e.g if you cry, you will cry the whole year etc.

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