• PEOPLE NAME: GIMSBOK NAMA OF SOUTH AFRICA

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By Evangelist Koos Smit

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PEID: 15501

ROP: 107051

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Affinity Group: SSAP

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Khoisan

Language: Khoekhoe - (naq)

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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: South Africa

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Population: 5,300

Global Population: 5,300


PEID: 15501

ROP: 107051

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Gimsbok Nama of South Africa, numbering 5,300, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Khoisan people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in South Africa. Their primary language is Khoekhoe. The primary religion practiced by the Gimsbok Nama 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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