Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Malinke

Language: Kita Maninkakan - (mwk)

Alternate Name(s): Central Malinke, Kita Maninka, Malinke

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Mali

Also found in:

Population: 704,000

Global Population: 704,000

PEID: 48617

ROP: 114951

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Maninka Kita of Mali, numbering 704,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Malinke people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Mali. Their primary language is Kita Maninkakan. The primary religion practiced by the Maninka Kita is Sunni Islam, the largest branch of Islam. Sunni Muslims follow the teachings of the Qur'an and consider the first four caliphs to be the rightful successors of Muhammad.

Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Available

Gospel Recordings: Not Available

Radio Broadcast: Not Available