• PEOPLE NAME: NAWURI OF GHANA

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PEID: 13364

ROP: 107134

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Guinean

Language: Nawuri - (naw)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Folk Islam

Country: Ghana

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Population: 15,500

Global Population: 15,500


PEID: 13364

ROP: 107134

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical


Overview: The Nawuri of Ghana, numbering 15,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Guinean people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Ghana. Their primary language is Nawuri. The primary religion practiced by the Nawuri 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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