• PEOPLE NAME: SONGHAI OF MALI

Affinity Group: SSAP

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Songhai

Language: Koyraboro Senni Songhai - (ses)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Other / Marginal

Country: Mali

Also found in: Benin; Ghana; Niger

Population: 1,225,000

Global Population: 2,319,300


PEID: 13568

ROP: 109404

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Songhai of Mali, numbering 1,225,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Songhai people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 2,319,300 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Koyraboro Senni Songhai. The primary religion practiced by the Songhai is Other Islamic, which includes a number of sects that emerged out of Islam such as Ibadhi, Ahmadi, Alevi, Yazidi, and Khariji.


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