• PEOPLE NAME: SONGHAI OF BURKINA FASO

Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Songhai

Language: Humburi Senni Songhay - (hmb)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Burkina Faso

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Population: 220,000

Global Population: 220,000


PEID: 48627

ROP: 114970

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Songhai of Burkina Faso, numbering 220,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Songhai people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Burkina Faso. Their primary language is Humburi Senni Songhay. The primary religion practiced by the Songhai 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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