• PEOPLE NAME: RED BOBO OF MALI


PEID: 13564

ROP: 101820

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Affinity Group: SSAP

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Gur

Language: Bomu - (bmq)

Alternate Name(s): Bomu, Bwamu

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Mali

Also found in: Burkina Faso

Population: 385,000

Global Population: 471,000


PEID: 13564

ROP: 101820

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Red Bobo of Mali, numbering 385,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Gur people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 471,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Bomu. The primary religion practiced by the Red Bobo is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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