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Yes, they know it’s Christmas

December 25, 2013
By DANIEL McLAUGHLIN , The OBSERVER

Africa is home to 350 million Christians out of a population of one billion, with Christianity first appearing there in the middle of the first century AD. Many of them celebrate Christmas with family and friends, with Christmas dinner, gift exchanges, church services, and carol singing. Much of it is reminiscent of our celebrations. One thing that they probably don't appreciate as much is the song "Do They Know It's Christmas," which we hear over and over.

 
 

 

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