• PEOPLE NAME: MANDANKWE OF CAMEROON


PEID: 12672

ROP: 106227

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Cameroon-Bamileke

Language: Mendankwe-Nkwen - (mfd)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Folk Islam

Country: Cameroon

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Population: 32,000

Global Population: 32,000


PEID: 12672

ROP: 106227

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 5% or Greater but Less than 10% Evangelical


Overview: The Mandankwe of Cameroon, numbering 32,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Cameroon-Bamileke people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Cameroon. Their primary language is Mendankwe-Nkwen. The primary religion practiced by the Mandankwe 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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