14 episodes

This podcast brings to you a collection of scary stories from all over Africa. Are they real or just myth? You'll have to ask the scared student, the passer-by or even the crying child who all swear by what they saw #reallifemeetsfiction

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This podcast brings to you a collection of scary stories from all over Africa. Are they real or just myth? You'll have to ask the scared student, the passer-by or even the crying child who all swear by what they saw #reallifemeetsfiction

    Ethiopian Story: Bouda - The Case Of The WereHyenas

    Ethiopian Story: Bouda - The Case Of The WereHyenas

    Today's story is one from Ethiopia. This story is about a creature that has plagued Ethiopians for decades and brought terror to so many kids. The Bouda.

    If you have had any encounters or experiences with these stories, or if there are any other scary African stories you would like to hear, please send an email to africanhorrorpodcast@gmail.com

    Some resources about Bouda:
    https://inthedarkair.wordpress.com/tag/bouda/
    https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/monster-mythology-werehyena


    Want to support the podcast? You can buy me a coffee at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesmthrtold

    For African Folktales, check out Stories Mother Told: African Folktales. Available on all platforms.

    Music: https://www.purple-planet.com

    • 8 min
    Nigerian Story: My Experience with the Bunk Shaker

    Nigerian Story: My Experience with the Bunk Shaker

    Today's story was sent in by a listener and is a personal encounter with the bunk shaker and Lady Koi Koi

    If you have had any encounters or experiences with these stories, or if there are any other scary African stories you would like to hear, please send an email to africanhorrorpodcast@gmail.com

    Want to support the podcast? You can buy me a coffee at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesmthrtold

    For African Folktales, check out Stories Mother Told: African Folktales. Available on all platforms.

    Music: https://www.purple-planet.com

    • 4 min
    Nigerian Story: Mami Wata, The Marine Spirit

    Nigerian Story: Mami Wata, The Marine Spirit

    You may have heard of mermaids, but have you heard of Mami Wata? In this story you get to find out just why she strikes fear in many hearts.

    If you have had any encounters or experiences with these stories, or if there are any other scary African stories you would like to hear, please send an email to africanhorrorpodcast@gmail.com

    Want to support the podcast? You can buy me a coffee at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesmthrtold

    For African Folktales, check out Stories Mother Told: African Folktales. Available on all platforms.

    Music: https://www.purple-planet.com

    • 7 min
    South African Story: Pinky Pinky

    South African Story: Pinky Pinky

    Today's story is about Pinky Pinky. A half human half creature that lives in women's bathrooms and has scared South African women for generations.

    If you have had any encounters or experiences with these stories, or if there are any other scary African stories you would like to hear, please send an email to africanhorrorpodcast@gmail.com

    Some places to read about Pinky Pinky:
    https://horrorfuel.com/2017/09/14/world-urban-legends-pinky-pinky/
    https://www.thesouthafrican.com/lifestyle/art-artists/your-childhood-myth-tormentor-pinky-pinky-comes-to-life-in-this-conceptual-imagery-series-photos/
    https://www.jhblive.com/Stories-in-Johannesburg/article/the-legend-of-pinky-pinky/7567
    https://brill.com/view/book/9789087904432/BP000005.xml#:~:text=Pinky%20Pinky%20is%20an%20urban,and%20boys'%20toilets%20at%20school.


    Want to support the podcast? You can buy me a coffee at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesmthrtold

    For African Folktales, check out Stories Mother Told: African Folktales. Available on all platforms.

    Music: https://www.purple-planet.com

    • 3 min
    Nigerian Story: The Devil's Music

    Nigerian Story: The Devil's Music

    Today's story is one of the lesser known ones. Did you know that if you leave your shoes scattered at night and find them next to your bed the next morning, it just might be your last day on Earth? Well after this story you will understand this.

    If you have had any encounters or experiences with these stories, or if there are any other scary African stories you would like to hear, please send an email to africanhorrorpodcast@gmail.com

    Want to support the podcast? You can buy me a coffee at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesmthrtold

    For African Folktales, check out Stories Mother Told: African Folktales. Available on all platforms.

    Music: https://www.purple-planet.com

    • 3 min
    Ethiopian Story: Saved By Lions

    Ethiopian Story: Saved By Lions

    Today's story is a pretty popular one. If you've been on the internet for a while you may have seen this story floating around at some point. It is the story about a young girl who was kidnapped but saved by Lions in Ethiopia.

    If you have had any encounters or experiences with these stories, or if there are any other scary African stories you would like to hear, please send an email to africanhorrorpodcast@gmail.com

    Places to read:
    https://medium.com/chameleon/the-kidnapped-12-year-old-girl-rescued-by-lions-e921f311b55d
    https://www.indiatoday.in/fact-check/story/fact-check-old-controversial-story-of-african-lions-saving-a-girl-surfaces-again-1478427-2019-03-15
    https://www.nbcnews.com/id/wbna8305836

    Want to support the podcast? You can buy me a coffee at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesmthrtold

    For African Folktales, check out Stories Mother Told: African Folktales. Available on all platforms.

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    Music: https://www.purple-planet.com

    • 3 min

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