Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed lauded the efforts of Ethiopian Muslims in ensuring national unity stressing the need for all and sundry to do more to guard the current peace. Ethiopia, Africa’s second most populous country is also one of the most religious nations on the continent according to a Pew Research. It has one of the strongest Orthodox churches on the continent. Its faithful celebrate all festivities as relates to Orthodoxy as well as the Gregorian system. The mélange of religions spans Christianity (Ethiopian Orthodoxy, Pentay, and Catholic) accounts for over 62%, Islam at 33.9% and a handful Jewish community.
SOURCES: AFRICA NEWS