Culture November 02, 2018 at 10:01 am

6 popular African deities that were worshipped long before the introduction of Christianity

Elizabeth Ofosuah Johnson

Elizabeth Ofosuah Johnson | Staff Writer

Elizabeth Ofosuah Johnson November 02, 2018 at 10:01 am

November 02, 2018 at 10:01 am | Culture

Adroa – Central Africa

Adroa is the god of death with two characters: good and evil. Because of his duality, his body is split into two. One half is short and black which represents evil while the other half is tall and white and depicts goodness.

Adroa appears to people in whatever form best fits a situation. Usually half-bodied with one eye, one arm and leg, he often appears to people before they die.

Among the Lugbara people of Uganda and Congo, Adroa is also the creator of heaven and earth and sees everything that the living do.


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