If Muslims in African countries where they form significant populations had to adopt sharia law, where are they most likely to go for it?
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Religion (Islam) cannot be the reason why there are no Arab democracies. Perhaps the desert slows down the flow of enlightened ideas – and camels build a character of patience that autocrats are adept at exploiting.
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.
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.