• PEOPLE NAME: MIKIFORE OF GUINEA


PEID: 13426

ROP: 106632

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Mande

Language: Mogofin - (mfg)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Folk Islam

Country: Guinea

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Population: 25,000

Global Population: 25,000


PEID: 13426

ROP: 106632

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Mikifore of Guinea, numbering 25,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Mande people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Guinea. Their primary language is Mogofin. The primary religion practiced by the Mikifore 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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