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PEID: 13270

ROP: 100951

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Gur

Language: Nafaanra - (nfr)

Alternate Name(s): Nafana

Primary Religion: Islam - Folk Islam

Country: Ghana

Also found in: Cote d’Ivoire

Population: 95,000

Global Population: 210,000

PEID: 13270

ROP: 100951

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical

Overview: The Nafana Senufo of Ghana, numbering 95,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Gur people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 210,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Nafaanra. The primary religion practiced by the Nafana Senufo 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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