• PEOPLE NAME: BEBE OF CAMEROON


PEID: 12532

ROP: 101181

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Benue

Language: Naami - (bzv)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Folk Islam

Country: Cameroon

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Population: 5,200

Global Population: 5,200


PEID: 12532

ROP: 101181

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Bebe of Cameroon, numbering 5,200, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Benue people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Cameroon. Their primary language is Naami. The primary religion practiced by the Bebe is Folk Islam, a syncretistic belief system that blends traditional elements of Islam with superstitious practices such as warding off spirits with incantations and magic amulets, and reciting verses of the Qur'an to bring about miraculous healings.


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