• PEOPLE NAME: NUBI OF KENYA

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PEID: 14834

ROP: 104847

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Nubian

Language: Nubi - (kcn)

Alternate Name(s): Nubi

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Kenya

Also found in: Uganda

Population: 20,000

Global Population: 58,500


PEID: 14834

ROP: 104847

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Nubi of Kenya, numbering 20,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Nubian people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 58,500 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Nubi. The primary religion practiced by the Nubi is Sunni Islam, the largest branch of Islam. Sunni Muslims follow the teachings of the Qur'an and consider the first four caliphs to be the rightful successors of Muhammad.


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