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How is Easter Celebrated in Africa?

How is Easter Celebrated in Africa?

Throughout Africa, there are about 631 million Christians who celebrates Easter. In Francophone African countries it is called La Fête de Pâques.  As with most holidays, every country has their own way of celebrating! One thing that you will notice is that African Eastern celebrations are not commercialized. There are no white Easter bunnies. There are social and spiritual celebrations, families, food, and tons of fun.    The day typically starts off with church service. Africans usually attend church service every day for four days, starting on Thursday before Good Friday (when Jesus died) and ending on Easter Sunday (when he...

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