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PEID: 13251

ROP: 100059

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Guinean

Language: Adele - (ade)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Folk

Country: Ghana

Also found in: Togo

Population: 17,500

Global Population: 47,500

PEID: 13251

ROP: 100059

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical

Overview: The Adele of Ghana, numbering 17,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Guinean people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 47,500 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Adele. The primary religion practiced by the Adele is Folk Islam, a syncretistic belief system that blends traditional elements of Islam with superstitious practices such as warding off spirits with incantations and magic amulets, and reciting verses of the Qur'an to bring about miraculous healings.

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