• PEOPLE NAME: SONGHAI OF NIGER

Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Songhai

Language: Koyraboro Senni Songhai - (ses)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Niger

Also found in: Benin; Ghana; Mali

Population: 1,035,000

Global Population: 2,273,600


PEID: 13609

ROP: 109404

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Songhai of Niger, numbering 1,035,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Songhai people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 2,273,600 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Koyraboro Senni Songhai. The primary religion practiced by the Songhai is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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