The African continent consists of 55 countries (54 in the African Union, Morocco not included) with four family language groups encompassing over 2,000 separate languages. Geographically, the total land mass is large enough to fit the United States, China, and India within its borders.
Different Faces of Islam
More than one out of every five people on earth considers themselves Muslim. With only 20% of the worldwide Muslim community living in the Middle East, the great majority of Muslims...
The "Great Mud Mosque" (above), built on the same site as the first 13th Century mosque in Djenné, Mali. The present mosque was built in 1907.
The Grand Mosque in Ouagadougou, the capital city of Burkina Faso.
Sufi ritual being performed in Khartoum, the capital and largest city in Sudan.
Traditional African Religions
The family of religions pre-dating Christianity and Islam in Africa—sometimes called African traditional religions—have been passed down from generation to generation...