• PEOPLE NAME: TAABWA OF ZAMBIA

By James Adair

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PEID: 15636

ROP: 109677

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-South

Language: Taabwa - (tap)

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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Zambia

Also found in: Congo (Kinshasa)

Population: 119,000

Global Population: 635,000


PEID: 15636

ROP: 109677

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Taabwa of Zambia, numbering 119,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-South people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 635,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Taabwa. The primary religion practiced by the Taabwa 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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