• PEOPLE NAME: ZAMBEZI TONGA OF ZIMBABWE

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PEID: 15687

ROP: 111137

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-South

Language: Tonga (Zambia) - (toi)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Zimbabwe

Also found in: Zambia

Population: 226,000

Global Population: 2,051,000


PEID: 15687

ROP: 111137

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Zambezi Tonga of Zimbabwe, numbering 226,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-South people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 2,051,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Tonga (Zambia). The primary religion practiced by the Zambezi Tonga is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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