• PEOPLE NAME: MBOKU OF CAMEROON


PEID: 12691

ROP: 106482

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Chadic

Language: Mbuko - (mqb)

Alternate Name(s): Mbuko

Primary Religion: Islam - Folk Islam

Country: Cameroon

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Population: 24,500

Global Population: 24,500


PEID: 12691

ROP: 106482

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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


Overview: The Mboku of Cameroon, numbering 24,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Chadic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Cameroon. Their primary language is Mbuko. The primary religion practiced by the Mboku 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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