Akoma Mba- Fang (Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon)
The hero of an epic of the Fang that is an example of an enfant-terrible tale—a classification of stories about fabulous children with extraordinary powers. After Akoma Mba was miraculously born, he became a danger to his family because of his unpredictable behavior. He became a well-known warrior who went to war against and conquered various peoples. Eventually he became the ruler of the Ekang people.
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