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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Luanda Magere is still celebrated among the Luo through song and dance. He was possessed of unearthly powers, and his flesh lqanda made of stone.

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You are commenting using your WordPress. More trouble for Ruto as Tuju makes ‘unfriendly’ declaration. Eventually they found one beautiful lady and told him that they have accepted defeat and the only price they could pay was to offer him their beautiful daughter in marriage so that he could stop raiding their homes during daytime to take their cows.

He stood at a hill and threw his spear at Luanda’s shadow.


Confusion as family, Police disagree over death of class-two girl. And soon, she began to ask him the source of his strength. Has Sonko gone broke? He therefore called his Lang’o wife to bring him some medicine. More Like This Show all results sharing this subject: Because of his courage and prowess in war, many women were attracted to him, and he captured some of his wives from vanquished enemies.

This site uses cookies. His body turned into a rock. Mohammed Shaka marked it as to-read Nov 30, The Luo traditional enemies at the time were the Lang’o Luo name for the Kalenjin community. One day he fell ill when his first wife was away. Controversial Malindi pastor responds after Aisha Jumwa’s threats. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. A Play by Okoiti Omtatah. Gift Arnold rated it really liked it May 16, Retrieved from ” https: His body turned to stone. The Lang’o were tired of being defeated at war by the Luo. The local medicineman prescribed some herbs that had to be rubbed on Lwanda Magere. Trivia About Lwanda Magere: Email required Address never made public.

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To ask other readers questions about Lwanda Magereplease sign up. James marked it as to-read May 16, By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Luanda Magere’s eventual downfall came at the hands of his wife.


In all, he had twenty-five wives, including Lango and Luo wives. A site in Sidho with a stone is still revered as the spot where Luanda Magere died and people come from far and wide to conduct rituals and prayers at the site.

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He was famously known for his capability to tear an entire lwznda apart. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Hamis Junior is currently reading it Oct 18, Articles lacking sources from December All articles lacking sources All stub articles. But her true mission was to discover the strength of Lwanda Magere’s strength and to report this to her people. During this time,the Luo were in constant conflict with the Nandi people.

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The Lango wife and spy immediately reported this secret to her people. Print Save Email Share.