• PEOPLE NAME: RONGA OF SOUTH AFRICA


PEID: 15530

ROP: 108410

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-Southeast

Language: Ronga - (rng)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: South Africa

Also found in: Mozambique

Population: 1,000

Global Population: 488,000


PEID: 15530

ROP: 108410

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Ronga of South Africa, numbering 1,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-Southeast people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 488,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Ronga. The primary religion practiced by the Ronga 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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