Those who speak English use the equivalent English words as slang. The Mbole are known principally for their hanged figures known as "Ofika", which tend to be characterized by their geometric features, elongated emaciated bodies, enlarged heads with heart-shaped faces and crown-like coiffures. African Spirituality Philosophy May 3, 0. Some light oxidation on the copper wire, otherwise choice. If the deceased was killed as a martyr, this step is not performed; martyrs are buried in the clothes they died in.