• PEOPLE NAME: SOGA OF UGANDA

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By Faisal Kirunda Nkutu

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PEID: 15139

ROP: 109374

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-Lakes

Language: Soga - (xog)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Uganda

Also found in: Tanzania

Population: 3,725,000

Global Population: 3,729,500


PEID: 15139

ROP: 109374

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Soga of Uganda, numbering 3,725,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-Lakes people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 3,729,500 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Soga. The primary religion practiced by the Soga 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 Churches founded by Jesus Christ and that its bishops are the successors of Christ.


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