In a ficticious „gulf republic“ president Koyaga rules. His countless lies and crimes are revealed in the songs of the griot, the West African story-teller. After 21 years of dictatorship his rule finds an end through a coup d'état. Koyaga flees to his native village in order to regain the basis of his power in a magical way employing his mother's and a village wizard's help. The film is a satirical look at the rulership of African dictators and the unfortunate mingling of mythology,magic and politics.