The Story of Kintu and Other Common Threads in African Mythology
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Kintu is a mythological figure who appears in a creation myth of the Baganda people of Buganda, Uganda. According to this legend, Kintu was the first person on earth and the first man to wander the plains of Uganda alone. 

He is also known as God or the father of all people who created the first kingdoms.

African folktales are passed down from generation to generation and the stories are very important to the traditions and customs of all African people.

As the second-largest continent in the world, Africa is home to a wealth of stories capable of moulding character and emphasising values like honesty, integrity, courage and solidarity.

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