• PEOPLE NAME: ZULU OF BOTSWANA

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PEID: 15268

ROP: 111193

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Nguni

Language: Zulu - (zul)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Botswana

Also found in: Eswatini; Lesotho; Mozambique; South Africa; Zimbabwe

Population: 6,600

Global Population: 13,435,700


PEID: 15268

ROP: 111193

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Zulu of Botswana, numbering 6,600, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Nguni people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 13,435,700 in 6 countries. Their primary language is Zulu. The primary religion practiced by the Zulu is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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