• PEOPLE NAME: KONJO OF UGANDA

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PEID: 15096

ROP: 105186

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-Lakes

Language: Konzo - (koo)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Uganda

Also found in: Congo (Kinshasa)

Population: 845,000

Global Population: 1,171,000


PEID: 15096

ROP: 105186

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Konjo of Uganda, numbering 845,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-Lakes people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,171,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Konzo. The primary religion practiced by the Konjo is Roman Catholicism, the largest branch of the Christian church and one of the oldest religious institutions in the world. Roman Catholicism teaches that it is the one true Churches founded by Jesus Christ and that its bishops are the successors of Christ.


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