• PEOPLE NAME: NDEBELE OF ZIMBABWE

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PEID: 15667

ROP: 107154

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Nguni

Language: North Ndebele - (nde)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Evangelical Protestantism

Country: Zimbabwe

Also found in: Botswana; Zambia

Population: 1,940,000

Global Population: 2,031,500


PEID: 15667

ROP: 107154

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Ndebele of Zimbabwe, numbering 1,940,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Nguni people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 2,031,500 in 3 countries. Their primary language is North Ndebele. The primary religion practiced by the Ndebele is Evangelical Protestantism, a worldwide trans-denominational movement within Protestant Christianity that believes the essence of the Gospel consists of the doctrine of salvation by grace alone, solely through faith in the atonement of Jesus Christ.


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