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OSHE

A picture showing the legend of OSHE taken from our African mythology archives. Illustration by Chas Saunders. Read the story below or search the index for more African Gods, African Goddesses, heroes, demons and monsters!

A safety-conscious Storm God

Most Gods of Thunder and Lightning are a bit fierce (if not completely homicidal). Not OSHE. If you're worried about being zapped by a lightning bolt, his effigy on a priest's staff can invoke protection. Call in at the staff room if the weather looks stormy.

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Article last updated on 20 May 2011
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.

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ABOUT OSHE : FACTS AND FIGURES
Name : OSHE
Area or people : Yoruba people of Nigeria and Benin
Location : Africa
Gender : Male
Type : Deity
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : OKAY, not bad
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 328

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