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...
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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Religion in Réunion
The predominant religion in Réunion is Roman Catholicism, with Hinduism, such as Murugan cults, Islam, Chinese folk religion and Buddhism also represented amongst others. In Réunion, all religions are...
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Religion in Kenya
The predominant Religion in Kenya is Christianity, which is adhered to by an estimated 82.5% of the total population. Islam is the second largest religion in Kenya, practiced by about 11.1% of the tot...
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Islam in Western Sahara
According to the CIA World Factbook, Muslims make up nearly 100% of the population of the Western Sahara.
Islam in Mauritania
Virtually all Mauritanians are Sunni Muslims. They adhere to the Maliki madhab, one of the four Sunni schools of law. Since independence in 1960, Mauritania has been an Islamic republic. The Constitut...
List of Senegalese
This is a list of Senegalese people, organized by the field within which they are primarily notable. this list includes both native and expatriate Senegalese.
List of Senegalese - 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,...
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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...
Islam in the Republic of the Congo
Islam spread to the Republic of the Congo from North Africa in the mid-19th century.The Muslim community in the country is estimated at 1.3 percent of the population. In 2005 a large new mosque was co...
Mukuru
Mukuru is the Supreme Creator (God) of the Himba and Herero people of Namibia. The deceased ancestors of the Himba and Herero are subservient to him, acting as intermediaries. However, while the ances...
Religion in Bauchi State
Religion in Bauchi State of Nigeria is mainly Islam. The Sharia is valid in the entire state. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Bauchi has its seat in the state.
Islam came to Bauchi from Borno axis i...
Expeditus
Expeditus is said to have been a Roman centurion in Armenia who was martyred around April 303 in what is now Turkey, for converting to Christianity. Considered the patron saint of speedy cases, he is ...
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