October 6, 2020

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Authorities in Senegal are hoping Tuesday’s Muslim celebration of Grand Magal in the holy city of Touba will not become a spreader event for the coronavirus. Tens of thousands of worshippers have gathered for the main event of the Grand Magal pilgrimage, which pays homage to the founder of the Mouride Brotherhood, Senegal’s most influential religious order. Although the religious celebration is not expected to draw the crowds of previous celebrations because of the COVID-19 pandemic, authorities in the West