African Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Africa


Ankore Creator God

The Giver of Smiles

He is the Top God of the Ankore people, the creator, the giver and – if necessary – the punisher.

Rugaba’s smile brings life, but if you see him frown, sickness or death awaits. In his Sun God mode, he is known as KAZOOBA, while he is also known further afield as Ruhanga.

Like many Top Gods, he tends to delegate the day-to-day work. There are the Emandwa, protective spirits, and the Emizimu, ancestral spirits. Like opposing political parties, these spend most of their time trying to score points off each other, leaving Rugaba to deal with what he feels is important.

Our advice is to bypass the middle-men and go straight to the top.

Rugaba Facts and Figures

Name: Rugaba
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Male
Type: God
Area or people: Ankore tribe of Uganda
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Creating
Area of expertise: Creation

Good/Evil Rating: OKAY, not bad
Popularity index: 4261

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Article last revised on November 02, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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