• PEOPLE NAME: WASSULU OF COTE D’IVOIRE

Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Malinke-Bambara

Language: Wojenaka - (jod)

Alternate Name(s): Wassalunke

Primary Religion: Islam - Other / Marginal

Country: Cote d’Ivoire

Also found in: Guinea; Mali

Population: 22,000

Global Population: 347,000


PEID: 23155

ROP: 110714

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Wassulu of Cote d’Ivoire, numbering 22,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Malinke-Bambara people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 347,000 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Wojenaka. The primary religion practiced by the Wassulu is Other Islamic, which includes a number of sects that emerged out of Islam such as Ibadhi, Ahmadi, Alevi, Yazidi, and Khariji.


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