• PEOPLE NAME: MALAKOTE OF KENYA

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PEID: 14822

ROP: 106128

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, East-Coastal

Language: Ilwana - (mlk)

Alternate Name(s): Ilwana

Primary Religion: Islam

Country: Kenya

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Population: 21,500

Global Population: 21,500


PEID: 14822

ROP: 106128

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Malakote of Kenya, numbering 21,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, East-Coastal people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Kenya. Their primary language is Ilwana. The primary religion practiced by the Malakote is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.


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