Senegal inaugurates largest mosque in West Africa

Mouride Brotherhood raises $50m to build mosque in a country where nearly half of the population lives on $2 a day.

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    A powerful religious group in Senegal has opened West Africa’s largest mosque at a cost of $50m.

    It adds to the considerable political and economic influence of the Mouride Brotherhood that is already felt in Senegalese life.

    Al Jazeera's Nicolas Haque reports from Touba.


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