• PEOPLE NAME: NAMBYA OF ZIMBABWE


PEID: 15665

ROP: 107056

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Shona

Language: Nambya - (nmq)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Zimbabwe

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Population: 122,000

Global Population: 122,000


PEID: 15665

ROP: 107056

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Nambya of Zimbabwe, numbering 122,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Shona people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Zimbabwe. Their primary language is Nambya. The primary religion practiced by the Nambya is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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