• PEOPLE NAME: GANA OF MALI

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PEID: 13549

ROP: 114579

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Malinke-Bambara

Language: Bambara - (bam)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Mali

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Population: 124,000

Global Population: 124,000


PEID: 13549

ROP: 114579

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Gana of Mali, numbering 124,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Malinke-Bambara people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Mali. Their primary language is Bambara. The primary religion practiced by the Gana 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.


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