Lwanda Magere has 16 ratings and 1 review: Published August 31st by Heinemann, pages, Paperback. Of all the famous Luo legends, that of Luanda Magere stands out as the most recent and, perhaps, most tangible Among the Kenya Luo ethnic. (Luo/Uganda). Lwanda Magere was a mythic hero. Long ago, there were many battles in Kano between the Nandi/Lango and the Luo. Nandi warriors terrorized .

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During this time,the Luo were in constant conflict with the Nandi people.

When he died, there was a strong wind mageere and over the whole of Kano and Nandi, there was a thick cloud covering on the sky. This article relating to an African myth or legend is a stub. Gilbert Omondi marked it as to-read Oct 29, He therefore called his Lang’o wife to bring him some medicine. Michael Deogratias marked it as to-read Feb 26, Olepus Edinance rated it it was amazing Dec 26, Uhuru gets brutal reply after sending condolence message. In one battle after another, this skilled warrior led the Luo to victory against their enemies.

While people were fighting, Luanda Magere was to be seen at home smoking tobacco.

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The Luo were defeated, and Lwanda Magere was hit where he was weakest—his shadow was assaulted. Kalonzo speaks on being replaced as Kamba political kingpin.

She was surprised when she saw his shadow bleed. He appeared to old men in a dream directing them to where he was.


Stella Mukeya rated it it was amazing Feb 05, Theni rated it liked it Aug 15, Like this article Created with Sketch. Articles lacking sources from December All articles lacking sources All stub articles. Following the disappointment of always losing battles,the Nandi elders came together to deliberate on the proper method of getting rid of the Lwanda Magere problem which proved to be a thorn in their flesh.

Nov 8, at 7: Fill in your details below or click an icon mzgere log in: Raicy Grace rated it liked it Jul 27, This he did in daytime. After much seduction, he could keep his secret no more. A huge boulder stands at the spot where Luanda Magere allegedly fell and locals believe that sharpening your hunting lwanva on that boulder guaranteed one of a successful hunt. This site uses cookies. The Nandi knew magefe the Luo would not expect them to attack as Luanda had married one of them making them kinsmen.

But her true mission was to discover the strength of Lwanda Magere’s strength and to report this to her people. Luo legend tales speak of a mighty warrior who hailed nagere Kano. The news quickly spread. However, at first they could not reach him as he was in a bush a few metres from River Nyando, where nobody could find him. Nandi magerf terrorized the Luo, and with each defeat the Luo were further shamed.

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The Kalenjins have their version of the same story. Hadija Buheti rated it it was amazing Dec 13, Arrows, spears and clubs simply deflected from his body, making him invincible during warfare.


Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. The mighty warrior by the name Lwanda Magere was from the Sidho clan.

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And soon, she began to ask him the source of his strength. Henry rated it really liked it May 17, Martin Maingi added it Nov 08, Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here We want to hear from you! He was famously known for his capability to tear an entire army apart.