• PEOPLE NAME: NYIHA OF MALAWI


PEID: 15335

ROP: 115398

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-Tanzania

Language: Nyiha (Malawi) - (nyr)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Malawi

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Population: 21,000

Global Population: 21,000


PEID: 15335

ROP: 115398

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Nyiha of Malawi, numbering 21,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-Tanzania people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Malawi. Their primary language is Nyiha (Malawi). The primary religion practiced by the Nyiha is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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