Islam in Africa. Note, Islam, compared to Christianity, is a recent religion in Africa. Also note, that the parts of Africa distant from west Asia have a smaller Islamic population. Islam was introduced to Africans by Arabs. Islam is not the dominant religion in sub-Sahara Africa.
Voodoo is an animist religion that consecrates a cult to Loas (gods) and to the ancestors. Voodoo originated in Africa, specifically with the Fon, Yoruba, and Ewe tribes. Geographically, those ethnic groups can be found throughout Ghana, Togo, Benin, and Nigeria. More than a religion or a cult of death, voodoo plays a major role in everyday life through the symbolization of the African traditions for the Haitian people. Read more…
Recreating Africa: Culture, Kinship, and Religion in the African-Portuguese World, 1441-1770
Reconciliation in the Sudans (Religion and Society in Africa)
The 16 primordial odu - Of the 256 possible letters than can come in traditional Yoruba divination, these 16 are the most... archetypical. This alphabet for divination spread all over Africa and into Asia and then to Europe.
These are the most religious places in the world (and what they're practicing)