Story Of The gods

Hosted ByPerpetua Fasanmi-Peter

Stories offer characters as role models for us to emulate and they also show the dark side of humanity for us to abandon. Every week, join Perpetua Fasanmi Peter, a sensational story-teller, as she shares the popular and not-so-popular folk stories from African Mythology, tales passed down by our ancestors. If you are that person who enjoys Tales by Moonlight, or that inquisitive person who is interested in learning about African Mythology, then this is the podcast for you.


All Episodes

Mawu: Dare Not Challenge Her

This episode is about the tale of Mawu, the great goddess of the earth. Her themes are creativity, Universal Law, passion, abundance, birth, and inspiration.Mawu is the Goddess of...

Eshu: Good Tricks and Bad Treats

Eshu: Our tale today takes us deep into the western region of Nigeria, into the lands of the Yorubas. It was there that the tale of Eshu, the trickster god,...

Mwindo: No Father’s Love

This week’s episode of the Story of the gods Podcast focuses on a tale that is told in the Kivu region of the Democratic Republic of Congo by the...

Kibuka: Strong Yet Soft

The story of Kibuka, a war god from the Buganda tribe of East Africa. Kibuka was the younger brother to the great Mukasa, and both always went to wars...

Ogun: Doomed to Battle

On this episode, we would focus on a deity who hails from West Africa but also well known in Latin America and even Portugal, and his name is Ogun,...

Anansi: Oh Tricky Spidey (Part 2)

The story of the master trickster from West Africa continues. Anansi now has all the stories of the world, but still, misfortune follows him everywhere. How does he make...

Anansi: Oh Tricky Spidey (Part 1)

You are about to meet a trickster from the old world where the Ashanti Empire existed and they had with them a trickster who went by the name Anansi...

Nyami Nyami: Damned Dam

This episode is about the angry and lonely River god, Nyami Nyami, who would continue to cause chaos and wreak havoc till his wife returns to him from the...

Amadioha: The Rise and Fall

In our last episode, we introduced to you the revered African god of justice who spoke through thunder, Amadioha (Africa’s own Thor). And we got to know how humans...

Amadioha: Wrath of Justice

In this episode, just like the previous ones, we would be exploring the Igbo Alusi. Our focus in this episode is Amadioha. Amadioha, (also known as Kamalu) is a...