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The BBC supplies Ten Things We have Learnt About Africa , summarizing a Pew report on sub-Saharan African religious and moral beliefs, and their material well-being as well. Religious belief was unsurprisingly high — roughly 80% believing in God in some way — though that is not an unmixed blessing, since some of those beliefs include the re-establishment of the Caliphate in their lifetime (over 50% of Muslims in Nigeria) and the imposition of  Sharia Law (about 40% of Muslims in Nigeria), neither of which bode well for Christians.

Much of the full report, Tolerance and Tension: Islam and Christianity in Sub-Saharan Africa , can be found here .

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