African - A god of the Nkundo people. Son of Itonde and Mbombe. Twin-brother and consort of Ntsongo. Father of Likinda. His father, Itonde, was the first man and he was reincarnated on death as Lianja. He was born, fully developed and armed, from his mother's thigh, with his twin sister, Ntsongo, and jumped immediately on to the roof of the house to survey his kingdom. He sent the sun-bird, Nkundo, to heaven to bring back the sun. In some accounts, referred to as Lianja.

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