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PEID: 50170

ROP: 103639

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Soninke

Language: Kɛlɛngaxo Bozo - (bzx)

Alternate Name(s): Boso, Hain, Hainyaxo Bozo, Hanyaxo, Kelengaxo, Kélinga, Kélingua, Xan, Xanyaxo

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Mali

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Population: 48,500

Global Population: 48,500

PEID: 50170

ROP: 103639

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Kelenga Bozo of Mali, numbering 48,500, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Soninke people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Mali. Their primary language is Kɛlɛngaxo Bozo. The primary religion practiced by the Kelenga Bozo 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.

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