• PEOPLE NAME: NYUNGWE OF ZIMBABWE

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PEID: 15669

ROP: 107571

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Chewa-Sena

Language: Nyungwe - (nyu)

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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Zimbabwe

Also found in: Mozambique

Population: 34,000

Global Population: 361,000


PEID: 15669

ROP: 107571

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Nyungwe of Zimbabwe, numbering 34,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Chewa-Sena people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 361,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Nyungwe. The primary religion practiced by the Nyungwe 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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