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Christmas in Zimbabwe

Africa, Christmas Around the World, Zimbabwe

Christmas in Zimbabwe Staff Fellowship is a big part of Christmas Day in Zimbabwe. Kisimusi, or Christmas is celebrated December 25, during their summer. Fathers give gifts to their children and wives, ususally consisting of clothes and candy. Starting weeks in ahead, everyone starts to gather loaves of bread, jam, tea, and sugar for the

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Hot and Happy in South Africa

Africa, Christmas Around the World, South Africa

Hot and Happy in South Africa IE Christmas is midsummer in South Africa with temperatures averaging 30 degrees. Most families celebrate with an outside meal or braai along with plenty of swimming or a visit to the beach. Schools are closed for five weeks of summer holidays and many people head to the mountains or

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Christmas in Nigeria

Africa, Christmas Around the World, Nigeria

Christmas in Nigeria opeyemi Christmas in Nigeria essentially depends on which part of the country you live in or come from. As a child it was the time we all went back with our parents to our home town and a lot of people still do that now. My parents come from Ado-Ekiti then a

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CHRISTMAS IN GHANA: Afishapa

Africa, Christmas Around the World, Ghana

CHRISTMAS IN GHANA: Afishapa osofoaddo Christmas in Ghana “AFISHAPA” by Rev. P. E. Adotey Addo Christmas in Ghana has always been for us one of the most important and joyous religious festivals lasting for many days in all parts of the country. It is the time for beautiful Christmas music on the streets, on radio,

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AN AFRICAN CHRISTMAS STORY

Africa, Christmas Around the World, Ghana

AN AFRICAN CHRISTMAS STORY osofoaddo The Night Before Christmas An African Christmas Story by P. E. Adotey Addo It was the night before Christmas and I was very sad because my family life had been severely disrupted and I was sure that Christmas would never come. There was none of the usual joy and anticipation

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