African Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Africa

The African pantheons

The Gods, Goddesses, Spirits and associated characters of African mythology.

Many gods have more than one name. For the full list of alternative names, check out Godchecker's complete A-Z index list of African god names.

African mythology

Gods and spirits

Abaluyia (Vugusu) mythology

Gods and spirits

Alur and Dinka mythology

Gods and spirits

Ambundu mythology

Gods and spirits

Ankore mythology

Gods and spirits

Anuak and Shilluk mythology

Gods and spirits

Anyi (Agni) mythology

Gods and spirits

Ashanti mythology

Gods and spirits

Other Ashanti entries

Ashanti and Akan mythology

Gods and spirits

Baga mythology

Gods and spirits

Baganda mythology

Gods and spirits

Bambara mythology

Gods and spirits

Bangala and Upoto mythology

Gods and spirits

Bantu mythology

Gods and spirits

Bantu (Banyoro) mythology

Gods and spirits

Bantu (Kamba) mythology

Gods and spirits

Basotho mythology

Gods and spirits

Other Basotho entries

Baule mythology

Gods and spirits

Bura mythology

Gods and spirits

Bushongo/Kuba mythology

Gods and spirits

Bwiti mythology

Gods and spirits

Chaga mythology

Gods and spirits

Dagomba mythology

Gods and spirits

Damara and Herero mythology

Dinka mythology

Gods and spirits

Dogon mythology

Gods and spirits

Efik mythology

Gods and spirits

Ekoi mythology

Gods and spirits

Fang mythology

Gods and spirits

Fon mythology

Gods and spirits

Gonja mythology

Gods and spirits

Herero mythology

Gods and spirits

Igala mythology

Gods and spirits

Igbo mythology

Gods and spirits

Other Igbo entries

Ijaw mythology

Gods and spirits

Isoko mythology

Gods and spirits

Itsekiri (Koko) mythology

Gods and spirits

Kabyle mythology

Gods and spirits

Kavango (Mbukushu) mythology

Gods and spirits

Khoikhoi mythology

Khoikhoi/San mythology

Gods and spirits

Kikuyu mythology

Krachi mythology

Gods and spirits

Kurumba mythology

Gods and spirits

Lotuko mythology

Gods and spirits

Lovedu mythology

Gods and spirits

Lozi mythology

Gods and spirits

Luba mythology

Gods and spirits

Lugbara mythology

Gods and spirits

Other Lugbara entries

Luo mythology

Gods and spirits

Maasai mythology

Gods and spirits

Maasai, Kikuyu and Kamba mythology

Gods and spirits

Makoni mythology

Gods and spirits

Other Makoni entries

Makua and Banayi mythology

Gods and spirits

Malagasy mythology

Gods and spirits

Mbuti mythology

Gods and spirits

Mende mythology

Gods and spirits

Mundang mythology

Gods and spirits

Ngbandi mythology

Gods and spirits

Ngombe mythology

Gods and spirits

Nkomi/Camma mythology

Nuer mythology

Gods and spirits

Nyokon mythology

Gods and spirits

Orome and Somali mythology

Gods and spirits

Sān mythology

Gods and spirits

Other Sān entries

Shona mythology

Gods and spirits

Songhai mythology

Gods and spirits

Tonga mythology

Gods and spirits

Tswana mythology

Gods and spirits

Tumbuka mythology

Gods and spirits

Venda mythology

Gods and spirits

Xhosa mythology

Gods and spirits

Xhosa and Khoikhoi mythology

Gods and spirits

Zulu mythology

Gods and spirits

Zulu and Xhosa mythology

Gods and spirits

Other Zulu and Xhosa entries

Yoruba mythology

Gods and spirits

Other Yoruba entries

This African pantheon list compiled by the data dwarves at Godchecker.com.