Malakote, Ilwana in Kenya

Joshua Project has identified the Malakote only in Kenya

Population

17,800

Christian

15%

Evangelical

6%

Largest Religion

Main Language

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Introduction / History

The Malakote are a Bantu group who live along the Tana River. Their livilihood is based on farming, fishing and bee-keeping. They practice Islam mixed with animism and witchcraft. Evangelism efforts have met opposition.




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Country Kenya
Continent Africa
Region East and Southern Africa
10/40 Window No
Location in Country Coast Province, Tana River District, Tana River north of Pokomo, between Bura and Garissa
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People Name General Malakote
People Name in Country Malakote, Ilwana
ROP3 Code 106128
Joshua Project People ID 13432
Indigenous Yes
Population in Kenya 17,800
Least-Reached No
Alternate Names for People Group Ilwana,
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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Kiwilwana 17,846
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Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Bantu, East-Coastal
People Name General Malakote
Ethnic Code NAB57j
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Largest Religion Islam
Buddhism
0.00%
Christianity
15%    ( Evangelical  6% )
Ethnic Religions
0.00%
Hinduism
0.00%
Islam
85.00%
Non-Religious
0.00%
Other / Small
0.00%
Unknown
0.00%
Christian Segments
Anglican
0.00%
Independent
15.00%
Protestant
60.00%
Orthodox
0.00%
Other Christian
0.00%
Roman Catholic
25.00%
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Map Source: Anonymous
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