Islam and Muslims in Africa



The History of Islam in Africa: A Historical Overview

Muslim Africans: A Past of which to speak

West African Mosque Architecture: A Brief Introduction

The Spread of Islam in West Africa: Containment, Mixing, and Reform from the Eighth to the Twentieth Century

Political Islam in West Africa and the Sahel

Spread of Islam in West Africa

History of Islam in Africa


COUNTRIES:

ALGERIA
32 Million Muslims (99% of Population)

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (CAR)
0.84 Million Muslims (15% of Population)

CONGO, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE (DRC / ZAIRE)
16.6 Million Muslims (20% of Population)

CONGO, REPUBLIC OF THE
0.1 Million Muslims (2% of Population)

EGYPT
71 Million Muslims (94% of Population)

ERITREA
2.9 Million Muslims (49% of Population)

ETHIOPIA
35.6 Million Muslims (33.9% of Population)

LIBERIA
0.7 Million Muslims (20% of Population)

MALI
10.5 Million Muslims (90% of Population)

MOROCCO
31.5 Million Muslims (99% of Population)

NIGER
10 Million Muslims (85% of Population)

NIGERIA
95 Million Muslims (50% of Population)

RWANDA
1.28 Million Muslims (16% of Population)

SENEGAL
10.4 Million Muslims (94% of Population)

SOMALIA (including Somaliland, Puntland)
9 Million Muslims (99% of Population)

SOUTH AFRICA
1 Million Muslims (2.5% of Population)

SUDAN
26.6 Million Muslims (70% of Population)



NEWS:
13/07/2017 Africa is Islamic banking's new frontier - The Economist
29/03/2017 A deeper sense of Muslim Africa - Havard Gazette
02/05/2016 Why West Africa's Muslim-majority states are banning the burqa - The Telegraph, UK
14/08/2015 Many African universities swept up in Islamic extremism - UWN
02/08/2014 African slaves in the Ottoman Empire - Hurriyet Daily
20/01/2013 In Africa, Islam and Christianity Coexist Harmoniously - The Nigerian Voice
10/05/2006 Washed up on the beach - hidden half of Africa's people smuggling epidemic - The Guardian
12/02/2006 Thousands of child 'witches' turned on to the streets to starve - The Guardian
19/06/2005 'Africa's fatal sexual culture spreads Aids' - Observer
09/05/2005 The Myriad Paths of Islam in Africa - Islam Online
28/03/2005 Where faith is a healer - Guardian
14/11/2004 Muslims say faith growing fast in Africa
19/07/2004 Were My African-American Ancestors Muslims? - Genealogy Today
05/07/2004 Mutilating Africa's Daughters: Laws Unenforced, Practices Unchanged - NY Times
26/06/2003 Islam and Africa: It could be worse - Economist









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