Jainism in Africa
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The history of Jainism in Africa is relatively short when compared with the histories of Judaism, Christianity and Islam on the same continent. There are about 20,000 Jains and around 10 Jain organizations in Africa.
Jainism entered Africa during the late 19th century, when Jains first emigrated from India to Kenya, and then to Uganda, Sudan and Tanzania.
Jainism in Kenya
Jainism in South Africa
Jains emigrated to South Africa under British colonial rule in India and South Africa, and exceeded in trade and business. Due to the high number of Jain tourists, in addition to the resident Jain community, many South African restaurants offer Jain food.
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