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Alcuin
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Atheism in Tanzania/Africa
on: October 21, 2017, 17:06

..In terms of percentage, it is recorded that independent thinkers individuals living without religion in Tanzania could be up to 1% of the population (the challenge is to make it rise to 10% as there might be enough such ones who however are in the closet).. Source:
https://www.canadianatheist.com/2017/09/nsajigwa/

Getting non-believers to speak out is difficult as it is often required in response to religionist activities like faith schools, child genital mutilation or ritual sacrifice of animals. Most non-believers do not wish to be perceived as "attacking religion".

In many African democracies, however dysfunctional, there are often atheist or humanist groups...
https://mg.co.za/article/2017-04-28-00-atheist-bid-to-ban-school-religion/
http://www.atheist.org.ng/
https://atheistsinkenya.com/

Google searches of countries like Sierra Leone often don't indicate any organisations that challenge religious beliefs.

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