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Christmas in Africa

Jeni Couzyn

Christmas in Africa

by Jeni Couzyn

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Published by Heinemann in [London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesGeddes Collection., Rare Book Collection.
StatementJeni Couzyn.
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 8-19 ;
Number of Pages19
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13633146M
OCLC/WorldCa54482647

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In Ghana, on the west coast of Africa, churches and homes are decorated with the first week of Advent, four weeks before Christmas. Christmas time is the time for cocoa harvest and hence people have prosperous and money to spare. Everybody return to homes on . In Africa, Christmas day begins with groups of carolers walking to and fro through the village, along the roadway, by the houses of the missionaries, singing the lovely carols known the world around. Often people may be awakened by a group of carolers beginning to converge on the house of worship. They return home to make final preparation as to the clothes one must wear and also as to his.


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Even in some of Africa's predominantly Muslim countries, Christmas is still recognized as a secular celebration. In the West African nation of Senegal, Islam is the main religion; and yet Christmas is designated as a national holiday along with Easter, the end of Ramadan, and Prophet Mohammed's Mail & Guardian article shows how Senegalese Muslims and Christians have chosen to Author: Anouk Zijlma.

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