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PEID: 12897

ROP: 101622

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Fulani / Fulbe

Language: Nigerian Fulfulde - (fuv)

Alternate Name(s): Mbororo

Primary Religion: Islam - Folk Islam

Country: Central African Republic

Also found in: Cameroon; Chad; Nigeria

Population: 70,500

Global Population: 13,883,000

PEID: 12897

ROP: 101622

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Fulbe-Mbororo of Central African Republic, numbering 70,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Fulani / Fulbe people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 13,883,000 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Nigerian Fulfulde. The primary religion practiced by the Fulbe-Mbororo 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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