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PEID: 15436

ROP: 102579

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-Southwest

Language: Zemba - (dhm)

Alternate Name(s): Himba

Primary Religion: Christianity - Neo-Pentecostalism

Country: Namibia

Also found in: Angola

Population: 7,900

Global Population: 34,400

PEID: 15436

ROP: 102579

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Dhimba of Namibia, numbering 7,900, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-Southwest people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 34,400 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Zemba. The primary religion practiced by the Dhimba 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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