First of all, you should know that African Astrology is one of the most primitive and most accurate forms of astrology, and it is based in Geomancy.
The beginnings of African astrology are found in the development of the ancient African civilizations. It is believed that the Africans were the most primitive of the societies who took a keen interest in the stars, invented names for the planets through the study of astrology.
Geomancy is the root technique of African astrology. When bones are tossed down randomly and form lines and arrows this type of divination is called geomancy. The lines would then be organized into three levels.
The base-level uses a bone (one of the three bones thrown) in a vertical line, and the other two levels are then formed of one or two lines. In this way, they create a 12 figure image, and through this technique, the African zodiac was created.
As is the case in so many types of astrology, the Africans have 12 zodiac signs that are related to the 12 figures made out of the bones.
Let’s find out:
1. Father (The Baobob Tree):
January 4th- February 3rd
People born under the sign of this revered tree demonstrate honesty, liberality and thoughtfulness.
They have a realistic and well knowledge of business combined with a sense of opportunism which often leads them to success.
Although you usually have a well-defined path ahead of you, your anxious nature becomes an obstacle for you. Baobobs do not often take themselves too seriously.
2. Mother (The Wealth Of Amber And Silver)
February 4th – March 5th
The wealth of amber and silver signers inherit a nervous and active temperament.
They harbor resent at things which are different to what they perceive in their own life.
However, their ability to refuse temptation is indeed a strength and virtue. They also have an unusually quick intellect which aids in many aspects of life. ‘Signs of Wealth’ are usually emotionally ablaze in good and/or bad ways.
March 6th-April 4th
People born under the sign of the family are usually warm and kind. They are reserved, with no time to be self-centered or selfish.
They are more often called upon as a consultant than they call upon others. ‘The Family‘ people are destined to achieve one great act in their lifetimes, be it in a job or day to day life.
‘Family’ loners should abandon whatever refrains them from doing something and know that wherever they go for they will nearly always be accepted.
4. Son (Small Services To The Community)
April 5th- May 4th
People born under this sign make friends easily due to which people get to know them properly.
They overcome every moment of crisis. But when the time arrives to make tough decisions they may appear confused and are in an effort to put off deciding until they absolutely have to.
Know who your enemies are and do not waste any of your gentle sentiments in seeking affection from them, stick with your true friends and you will have many lasting friendships.
5. Daughter (The Market)
May 5th-June 4th
In life, people born under this sign will encounter peace and harmony as well as facing brutality and danger.
They waste their energy on relationships without any future. Acting as a dramatist, they can exaggerate crises, but they will never remain distressed for long as they never wander far from a fair benevolence.
6. Uncle (The Ancestor)
June 5th- July 4th
Although you often don’t intend to be, people under this sign can often be self-centered, caring less about the emotions of the people around them.
The ancestor is a leader, guiding and governing. Sometimes they can be in the dark but when they learn to be light-hearted and less self-centered, their dreams can be realized to their full extent.
7. Witch (The Judge)
July 5th-August 4th
‘Judges’ often have the ability to make decisions quickly. Stress and ill health can affect this ability but it is still a virtue.
They have no false illusions of life and themselves. They often help others extract themselves from self-pity.
By respecting people’s opinions, points of view, emotions and rights, judges quickly attract friends from all directions just like the magnet. Judges also have a spiritual and serene side, hidden with their active imaginations.
8. Lions (The Kola Nut)
August 5th-September 3rd
People born under this sign can be likened to a highly unstable element. They are highly energetic but may show up being unstable at times.
Despite this feverish existence, Kola nuts also retain the wisdom of the world which grows as the excess of youth falls away.
These people often cut corners and try to make life less conventional and more exciting. They have an uncanny knack of irking people. A strange aspect of this sign is a tendency towards accurate clairvoyance.
9. Antelope (The Traveler)
September 4th-October 3rd
A complex nature is characteristic of this sign and can often be misinterpreted by their circle of friends.
Travelers find it hard to trust their intuitions but if they do, and hold no illusions they will find that most of their outward journeys are reconciled with the inward ones.
Travelers are often overly sensitive sometimes to a point which they can hardly stand themselves. This can also be a virtue though and will ensure that their departure will always leave sadness in its wake.
10. Wise One (The Distance)
October 4th- November 3rd
People of this sign are born with strength in their cores. They follow their instincts closely and live their lives wandering with bursts of creativity.
Impatience leads to a want for escape which is rarely defeated and can dull the natural enthusiasm that comes with this sign.
If they overcome their anxious nature they can achieve great success in life. People of the distance are often dreamers, poets, and anarchists.
11. Aunt (The Child Of The World)
November 4th – December 3rd
The gentle but strong and generous nature of this sign often attracts goodwill and devotion in its surroundings.
But children of the world have to guide against pride, which invariably leads to misfortune.
But Children of the world are not easily succumbed by depression and know how to have a good time while enjoying a serene and comfortable life.
12. Abundance (The Harvest And The Granary)
December 4th-January 3rd
This sign is always ready for action. You attract happiness and solitude, but your feeling of security in life is misguided.
There are many obstacles in life which you could fall down on, and in love, one has to exercise extreme caution!
You should learn to trust your intuition more and develop your virtues of solitude and serenity.