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PEID: 15458

ROP: 107553

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-Southwest

Language: Nyemba - (nba)

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Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Namibia

Also found in: Angola

Population: 15,500

Global Population: 615,500

PEID: 15458

ROP: 107553

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical

Overview: The Ngangela of Namibia, numbering 15,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-Southwest people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 615,500 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Nyemba. The primary religion practiced by the Ngangela is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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