AFRICAN MYTHOLOGY

The Gods and Spirits of Africa

TSETSE-BUMBA

African Lightning Spirit

A pest who plays with fire

She was one of BUMBA’s creations, but turned out to be such an irritating critter that she was thrown out.

She found an empty squat in the sky to live in and became lightning, but as a last pernicious act she took fire with her. A case of handling stolen goods with asbestos gloves.

Now she has to be given permission to take it down to Earth now and then for replenishment. This is always a mixed blessing as she can’t resist setting fire to things just for the hell of it.

TSETSE-BUMBA FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : TSETSE-BUMBA
Area or people : Bushoong people of the Congo
Location : Africa
Gender : Female
Type : spiritual being
In charge of : Lightning
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : BAD, best avoided
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 5854
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Article last updated on 25 August 2014 by Rowan Allen.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "Tsetse-bumba: African Spirit of Lightning." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 25 Aug. 2014. Web. 21 September 2014.

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