The Legend of Lwanda Magere


A long, long time ago, on the shores of the great lake of Africa there once lived a superhuman warrior by the name of Lwanda Magere. He had skin of stone and the strength of ten men. Invincible, benevolent and loyal, Lwanda was the hero his people had always longed for, a hero to protect them from the deadly neighbouring raiders. However, the secret source of Lwanda’s powers was the target of his enemies, enemies both from the outside and within.


Kwame is a Nairobi-based writer, illustrator and animator whose interest lies in creating stories that show a more positive and genuine view of Africa. He is well known for his children’s books A Tasty Maandazi and I Love Ugali and Sukuma Wiki and The Yummiest Githeri. Kwame’s animated short The Legend of Ngong Hills has won many awards worldwide. He has also worked on Tinga Tinga Tales. In 2017 and 2018 Kwame part of the team that won awards at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity for The World’s Most Eligible Bachelor, a campaign supporting northern white rhino conservation.