AFRICAN MYTHOLOGY

The Gods and Spirits of Africa

GA-GORIB

African Demon

Very irritating Demon

He used to sit on the edge of a large pit and taunt people. "I dare you to throw a stone at me", he would say. Naturally they would be unable to resist the temptation. But the stone would always rebound, knocking the thrower into the pit where GA-GORIB would gobble them up.

It took the resourceful HEITSI-EIBIB to dispatch the monster with a bit of cunning and a well-aimed throw beneath the ear. Legends disagree on the details, but are unanimous in stating that GA-GORIB was well and truly knobbled.

GA-GORIB FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : GA-GORIB
Area or people : Xhosa people of South Africa and Khoikhoi peoples
Location : Africa
Gender : Male
Type : demon
In charge of :
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : BAD, best avoided
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 3770

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Article last updated on 11 May 2011 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "GA-GORIB: Demon from African mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 11 May. 2011. Web. 24 July 2014.

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