• PEOPLE NAME: MANINKA OF LIBERIA

Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Malinke

Language: Eastern Maninkakan - (emk)

Alternate Name(s): Mandingo, Malinke

Primary Religion: Islam - Other / Marginal

Country: Liberia

Also found in: Guinea; Mali; Sierra Leone

Population: 64,000

Global Population: 3,798,000


PEID: 13516

ROP: 106265

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Maninka of Liberia, numbering 64,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Malinke people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 3,798,000 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Eastern Maninkakan. The primary religion practiced by the Maninka is Other Islamic, which includes a number of sects that emerged out of Islam such as Ibadhi, Ahmadi, Alevi, Yazidi, and Khariji.


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