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Most common Christmas traditions in Africa to look out for

December 25, 2017 at 02:44 am | Culture

Ismail Akwei

Ismail Akwei | Head of Content

December 25, 2017 at 02:44 am | Culture

Christmas in Madagascar -- Photo Credit: Jamia Mosby, Kiara Berron

Christmas has become an integral part of the African culture and different African communities have different ways of celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ. In Ethiopia, Eritrea and Egypt, Christmas is celebrated on January 7, therefore, nothing significant is done during the holiday season.

However, in all other parts of the continent,  there are activities which have become traditions during Christmas in Africa. Below are some Christmas traditions in Africa you cannot miss when you visit.

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