African Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Africa


Bangala and Upoto Creator God

Creator God of the Earth and Moon

As a Creator God he felt it was time for the people of the Earth and Moon to pay homage to him in Heaven.

The Moonies flocked there without delay and were rewarded with immortality. So when the moon dies it is re-born straight away.

But the Earthlings lingered, dawdled, got lost, stopped off for picnics or went on a pub crawl. They all arrived disgustingly late and were most disrespectful. So they were rewarded with death.

But Libanza did relent a bit, and if you lead a good life he might well let you into Heaven after death. We have no reports as to how the Moon folk are getting on.

Libanza Facts and Figures

Name: Libanza
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Male
Type: God
Area or people: Bangala and Upoto tribes from the Congo
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Creating
Area of expertise: Creation

Good/Evil Rating: GOOD, quite approachable
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Article last revised on November 03, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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