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PEID: 15143

ROP: 109975

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Nilotic

Language: Teso - (teo)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Neo-Pentecostalism

Country: Uganda

Also found in: Kenya

Population: 2,795,000

Global Population: 3,249,000

PEID: 15143

ROP: 109975

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Teso of Uganda, numbering 2,795,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Nilotic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 3,249,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Teso. The primary religion practiced by the Teso is Neo-Pentecostalism, a movement characterized by manifestations in non-Pentecostal churches of what have been traditionally categorized as Pentecostal experiences, frequently combined with prosperity gospel theology.

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