Top 5 Bizarre African Myths

Fredrick Ngugi February 17, 2017
A sketch of the popular human-eating tree in Madagascar. Shuker Nature

For ages, Africans have used myths to try and explain unusual occurrences that cannot be simplified by reason. Unfortunately, most of these myths end up clouding the very phenomena they ought to demystify. These beliefs are inculcated upon children at a very tender age through folklore and maxims.

Here are the top five most-bizarre African myths that are likely to give you more chills than the creepiest horror movies you’ve ever watched.

Last Edited by:Abena Agyeman-Fisher Updated: February 17, 2017


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