Yennenga, also known as Yennenga the Svelte, was a legendary African princess, considered the mother of the Mossi people of Burkina Faso. She was a famous warrior whose son Ouedraogo founded the Mossi Kingdoms.
Asasabonsam- Ghana, western Africa myth: an arboreal vampire that had extremely long limbs with hooked toe claws because it hung upside down from branches to snatch up people passing by. It would suck the blood out of their thumbs.
Isitwalangcengce- African myth: a hyena-like creature that has a basket attached to its head. He is extremely vicious and can overcome the bravest men. It stuffs its victims into its basket head and eats then later, however, It only eats their brain.
Eshu, as he was known to the Yoruba, was one of the local tricksters in African mythology, commonly being the one responsible for fights between humans and gods alike. He was known as Elegba or Legba in Benin.
Eloko (pl, Biloko) is a term in a Mongo-Nkundo language referring to a kind of dwarf-like creature that lives in the forests. They are believed to be the spirits of ancestors of the people living there. Legend has it that they haunt the forest because they have some grudge to settle with the living and are generally quite vicious. Biloko live in the densest and darkest part of the rain forest in central Zaire, jealously and ferociously guarding their treasures: the game and the rare fruits…