Reconnecting With Africa

Programs

Reconnecting With Africa

Initiate and maintain active and relevant connections with the continent of Africa (through support for missions, church planting, evangelistic outreaches, business and economic investments).

  • Elijah Adeoye

    Missions Director
  • Reconnecting with the continent

    Sierra Leone

    • Population: 6,163,195
    • Capital: Freetown
    • Literacy: 48.1%
    • Languages: English (official), Mende, Temne , Krio
    • Religions: Muslim 60%, indigenous beliefs 30%, Christian 10%
    • Ethnic Groups: Temne 35%, Mende 31%, Limba 8%, Kono 5%, Kriole 2%, Mandingo 2%, Loko 2%, other 15%
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    Liberia

    • Population: 4,689,021
    • Capital: Monrovia
    • Literacy: 47.6%
    • Languages: English 20% (official), some 20 ethnic group languages few of which can be written or used in correspondence
    • Religions: Christian 85.6%, Muslim 12.2%, Traditional 0.6%, other 0.2%, none 1.4%
    • Ethnic Groups: Kpelle 20.3%, Bassa 13.4%, Grebo 10%, Gio 8%, Mano 7.9%, Kru 6%, Lorma 5.1%, Kissi 4.8%, Gola 4.4%, other 20.1%
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    Nigeria

    • Population: 190,632,261
    • Capital: Abuja
    • Literacy: 59.6%
    • Languages: English (official), Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo (Ibo), Fulani, over 500 additional indigenous languages
    • Religions: Muslim 50%, Christian 40%, indigenous beliefs 10%
    • Ethnic Groups: Major—Hausa and the Fulani 29%, Yoruba 21%, Igbo 18%, Ijaw 10%, Kanuri 4%, Ibibio 3.5%, Tiv 2.5%
To learn more, visit the Missions page