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African mythology ..Yoruba gods

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Obayifo- West African myth: a vampire/witch-like creature that may inhabit the bodies of ordinary people. they have shifty eyes and are obsessed with food. at night, their armpits and anus emit a phosphorescent light.

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Kwaku Anansi is an African god Known as the god of lies, the god of mischief, Spider god, king of all stories etc. Description from worldofblackheroes.tumblr.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

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Eshu - African god of crossroads. The messenger between humans and deities. Orishas by Noire 3000 aka James C. Lewis - Eshu

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from Mental Floss

11 Legendary Monsters of Africa

11 Legendary Monsters of Africa, link has many cool African monsters.

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Anansi, a figure in Ashanti mythology, who could overcome his enemies through guile. Anansi is one of the most important characters of West African lore. He is a culture hero, who acts on behalf of Nyame, his father and the sky god. He brings rain to stop fires and performs other duties for him.

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Ya-Te-Veo (African) - Plant-like ropers that are very mobile and which feed on cattle and humanoids alike.

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Yoruba African Orishas; Mythology: Ozain, African god of the forest, nature healer, guardian of herbs

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