Islam in Cape Verde

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Islam in Cape Verde is a minority religion with a small but growing community.[1] Most Muslims are immigrants from Senegal and other neighboring countries, and are active in small-scale commerce and souvenir trade.[citation needed]

According to A Semana, Cape Verdean Muslims celebrate Muhammad's birthday through the country,[2] an observance that is controversial among Muslim scholars.[3]

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  1. ^ International Religious Freedom Report 2009
  2. ^ Comunidade Islâmica em Cabo Verde celebra o nascimento do profeta
  3. ^ On Celebrating The Prophet’s Birthday