Tag Archives: Hausa videos

Hausa comedy on YouTube

It’s carnival time, when people like to have some fun before the 40 days of lent start. So here is a Nigeria Hausa comedy clip I found on YouTube:

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You will find much more like this in my Hausa video clip collection. Have fun!

You may also like to read this: Rawar da baƙi ke takawa a bukin Karnival

Ruwan Bagaja on YouTube

YouTube user Dija4eva has uploaded a movie called “Ruwan Bagaja” on YouTube. Ruwan Bagaja is  also a well-known Hausa novel by the late author Al-Haji Dr.  Abubakar Imam. Talatu Carmen writes on her blog Abubuwa da nake rubutawa:

In Abubakar Imam’s classic Hausa novel, Ruwan Bagaja, published in 1934, the character Alhaji Imam tells the story of his cyclic quest for the water of cure. Leaving home, Alhaji sets out on a mission to avenge his stepfather who had been mocked and shamed when he told the king that the magical water of Bagaja would cure his chronically ill son. Alhaji journeys for many years until he finds the curative water, returns to the village, and cures the prince who had been languishing since Alhaji left. A journey that began in shame ends in glory and healing, the young boy who left the village has been transformed into a successful man—the life disrupted by the prince’s illness and Alhaji’s departure is brought back into balance.

You can download the book at www.abubakarimam.com.You can find the movie in my own video collection, too.