Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Songhai

Language: Koyraboro Senni Songhai - (ses)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Ghana

Also found in: Benin; Mali; Niger

Population: 33,500

Global Population: 2,653,500

PEID: 13377

ROP: 109404

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity

Overview: The Songhai of Ghana, numbering 33,500, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Songhai people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 2,653,500 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Koyraboro Senni Songhai. The primary religion practiced by the Songhai is Sunni Islam, the largest branch of Islam. Sunni Muslims follow the teachings of the Qur'an and consider the first four caliphs to be the rightful successors of Muhammad.

Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

Radio Broadcast: Not Available