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People Group: African youth in missions

Spoken word is a type of poetry that often focuses on social justice issues. It is also being utilized by young people to proclaim God’s missional message. Across Africa, young people are rising up to take the challenge, but we are also ...

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People Group – the Kango

The Kango people, numbering less than 50,000, dwell on the banks and islands of the Uele River in northern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). They are primarily fishermen. According to lore, their ancestor, Kango was a talented fisher...

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People Group: Fulani

The Fulani, who call themselves the Fulƃe, are also known as the Fula, Fulani or Fulƃe. They are a diverse people group spread across about 20 countries of West and Central Africa, from Senegal to Ethiopia. Up to 47 clans and sub-clans are consi...

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People Groups: the Beja of Eritrea, Sudan and Egypt

The Beja people are nomads who have occupied their homelands across the Sudan, Eritrea and Egypt for more than 4,000 years. Some scholars believe they are related to the ancient Egyptians. In the course of their history, they accepted Isla...

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People groups: the North Sentinelese

The Sentinelese people live on North Sentinel Island, which is part of India and lies south in the Indian Ocean in the Andaman archipelago. The nearest island is less than 30 km away, but they are over 1200 km from the Indian subcontinent....

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People group: the Deaf of North Africa

Across the world, there are up to 72 million Deaf people, making them one of the largest unreached people groups on the planet. According to DOOR International, a mission specializing in reaching the Deaf, fewer than two per cent know Jesu...

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People Group: Bushmen of Angola

The Bushmen are the oldest inhabitants of southern Africa, with about 100,000 people scattered across Namibia, South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Lesotho and Angola. In Angola, they are mainly concentrated in remote, inaccessible areas and ...

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People Groups: Baka

The Baka people of southeastern Cameroon are the largest of several pygmy groups scattered throughout Central Africa.  Pygmy people tend to be small in stature, with adult men not taller than 155 centimetres.

The Baka worship the forest s...

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People Groups: Uzbeks

Uzbeks are famous for their hospitality, believing that guests are a blessing and a privilege. Even in the humblest of circumstances, a stranger is warmly received and hosted.

This landlocked country, bordering Afghanistan, has reso...

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People Groups: Hausa

The Hausa are the largest people group in West Africa. For hundreds of years, commerce, fuelled by a network of trade routes across the Sahel, Sahara and Sudan, has spread Hausa culture and language far and wide.

Islam arrived in Ha...

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