Ngoni in Zambia

Population

717,000

Christian

Evangelical

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


Profile Source: Ethnic & Missiologic Research


Introduction / History

They don't share a common language but there is certain interaction with Swahili and Makhuwa. More than 30% of men can speak it. Portuguese can also be spoken by 30 to 40% of the male and children's population that have been in school.They have similar background, with little differences, with neighboring tribes.


What are Their Lives Like?

Their subsistence activities are agriculture, trading and fishing.


What are Their Beliefs?

Almost all of them are Muslims. Some also practice their traditional, animistic religion. Even though they have Islam as their formal religion, in their daily lives when facing problems they go to the traditional healers or witchdoctors.


What are Their Needs?

There is little willingness in reaching out Muslim areas and the number of missionaries is very small. It is likely that mission organizations will be more willing to reach them out than nationals at the moment.Their physical needs are in the areas of health, education/sports and social development.




Profile Source: Ethnic & Missiologic Research

People Name General Ngoni
People Name in Country Ngoni
Population in Zambia 717,000
Progress Scale 3.1
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Angoni, Gomani, Magwangara, Mombera, Mpezeni, Sutu
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Bantu, Nguni
People Name General Ngoni
Ethnic Code NAB57i
Country Zambia
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Location in Country Eastern and Central provinces
People Group Map Ngoni in Zambia PDF Version



Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Chichewa: Ngoni (717,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Chichewa: Ngoni 717,000
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1884-1964)
New Testament Yes   (1886-1960)
Complete Bible Yes   (1905-1997)
Audio Bible Online
Category Resource
Audio Recordings Global Recordings
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Nyanja
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Gods Simple Plan
General Got Questions Ministry
Printed Matter Fathers Love Letter
Scripture Bible-in-Your-Language
Scripture EasyBibles
Scripture EasyBibles
Scripture World Missionary Press Booklets

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 5.00 %)
40.00 %
Ethnic Religions
60.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
25.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
35.0 %
Roman Catholic
40.0 %
Map Source: Anonymous
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