• PEOPLE NAME: JAHANKA OF MALI

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PEID: 23172

ROP: 104152

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Malinke

Language: Jahanka - (jad)

Alternate Name(s): Dionka

Primary Religion: Islam - Other / Marginal

Country: Mali

Also found in: Gambia; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Senegal

Population: 1,300

Global Population: 107,600


PEID: 23172

ROP: 104152

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Jahanka of Mali, numbering 1,300, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Malinke people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 107,600 in 5 countries. Their primary language is Jahanka. The primary religion practiced by the Jahanka is Other Islamic, which includes a number of sects that emerged out of Islam such as Ibadhi, Ahmadi, Alevi, Yazidi, and Khariji.


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