Religion in Africa
Religion in Africa is multifaceted and has been a major influence on art, culture and philosophy. Today, the continent's various populations and individuals are mostly adherents of Christianity, Islam...
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African traditional religion
The traditional beliefs and practices of African peoples include various traditional religions. Generally, these traditions are oral rather than scriptural, include belief in a supreme creator, belief...
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Islam in Africa
Africa was the first continent, outside of Arabia that Islam spread into in the early 7th century. Almost one-third of the world's Muslim population resides in this continent. Muslims crossed current ...
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Christianity in Africa
Christianity in Africa began in Egypt in the middle of the 1st century. By the end of the 2nd century it had reached the region around Carthage. Important Africans who influenced the early development...
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African Jews
African Jewish communities include:
The most ancient communities of African Jews are the Ethiopian, Sephardi, and Mizrahi Jews of North Africa and the Horn of Africa. In the seventh century, many ...
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Hinduism in Africa
Mauritius is the only African Union country where Hinduism is the dominant religion, with 56.4% of the population as followers in 2010.
Hinduism took root in Africa from the late 19th century onw...
Waaq
Waaq (also Waq or Waaqa) is the name of God in the traditional religion of many Cushitic people in the Horn of Africa.
In Oromo culture, Waaq or Waaqo denotes the single god of the early pre-Abrah...
Christianity in Chad
Christianity arrived in Chad much more recently with the arrival of Europeans. Its followers are divided into Roman Catholics and Protestants (including several denominations).
The Protestants cam...
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Freedom of religion in Sudan
Although the 2005 Interim National Constitution (INC) provides for freedom of religion throughout the entire country of Sudan, the INC enshrines Shari'a as a source of legislation in the north and the...
Roman Catholicism in Lesotho
Roman Catholicism in Lesotho is part of the worldwide Catholic Church, under the spiritual leadership of the Pope in Rome. Approximately 90 percent of the population are Christians, of which half are ...
Islam in Western Sahara
According to the CIA World Factbook, Muslims make up nearly 100% of the population of the Western Sahara.
Islam in Libya
Most Libyans adhere to the Sunni branch of Islam, which provides both a spiritual guide for individuals and a keystone for government policy. Its tenets stress a unity of religion and state rather tha...
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Mpumalanga Witchcraft Suppression Bill
In June 2007 the Office of the Premier of the Mpumalanga province in South Africa leaked a draft Mpumalanga Witchcraft Suppression Bill of 2007. Drafting of the Bill was suspended the following year f...
History of the Jews in Eritrea
Eritrea once had a substantial Jewish community, fueled by immigrants arriving for economic reasons and to escape persecution. The community thrived for several decades before mass emigration began du...
History of the Jews in Eritrea - Wikipedia
Religion in Uganda
Uganda is religiously diverse nation with Christianity and Islam being the most widely professed religions. According to 2002 census, 85.4% of the population is Christian, while 12.1% of the populatio...
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Alfa Yaya of Labé
Alfa Yaya Maudo, was a 19th-century ruler of Labé, one of the nine provinces of the Imamate of Futa Jallon, in present-day Guinea.Alfa Yaya was born in the mid-19th century in the village of Fulamori,...
Alfa Yaya of Labé - Wikipedia
History of Malawi
The History of Malawi covers the area of present-day Malawi. The region was once part of the Maravi Empire. In colonial times, the territory was ruled by the British, under whose control it was known ...
History of Malawi - Wikipedia
The Apostolic Church of Nigeria
The Apostolic Church of Nigeria is a Christian church in Nigeria. It has a national convention centre that seats over 100,000.
In 1918, the year that influenza epidemic broke out, certain brethre...