In the Kongo language, Abada refers to a mythical animal similar to a unicorn. The abada, however has two crooked horns as opposed to a unicorn's single one. The abada's horns can act as an antidote to poison.
It has been described as being the size of a small donkey with the tail of a boar.
It also goes by the name of Nillekma or Arase. It is said to be native to Kurdufan, a former province of central Sudan.