• PEOPLE NAME: BAGO OF TOGO

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PEID: 14317

ROP: 100753

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Gur

Language: Bago-Kusuntu - (bqg)

Alternate Name(s): Bago

Primary Religion: Islam - Folk Islam

Country: Togo

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Population: 11,500

Global Population: 11,500


PEID: 14317

ROP: 100753

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Bago of Togo, numbering 11,500, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Gur people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Togo. Their primary language is Bago-Kusuntu. The primary religion practiced by the Bago 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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