Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Guinean

Language: Akan - (aka)

Alternate Name(s): Akan Fante

Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Liberia

Also found in: Cote d’Ivoire; Ghana

Population: 53,500

Global Population: 3,841,000

PEID: 13488

ROP: 102998

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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

Overview: The Fante of Liberia, numbering 53,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Guinean people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 3,841,000 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Akan. The primary religion practiced by the Fante is Roman Catholicism, the largest branch of the Christian church and one of the oldest religious institutions in the world. Roman Catholicism teaches that it is the one true Church founded by Jesus Christ and that its bishops are the successors of Christ.

Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Available

Gospel Recordings: Not Available

Radio Broadcast: Not Available