In Somalia, Mauritania, Algeria and Morocco, Muslims make up 99-100% of the population; in Congo Rep., South Africa, Zimbabwe and Namibia, they are less than 2%, and split almost evenly in at least six other countries.
Morocco’s records include for the individual with the greatest number of descendants – Emperor Moulay Ismail is said to have fathered 525 sons and 342 daughters
Senegal comes up as the most religiously tolerant country in this dataset of 19 African countries, with 90% of respondents saying it is good for others to be free to practice whatever faith they choose. Djibouti comes up last, at just 54%.
In this dataset of 19 African countries, Rwandans and Nigerians are the most anxious about religious conflict; by contrast, in Botswana and Zambia, it is not something people worry about
A table of the number of public holidays per country turns out to be a tentative measure of religious tolerance in Africa. Christian-dominated nations are generous in giving Muslim holidays, Muslim-dominated ones, not so much.
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