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Bube, Fernandian in Equatorial Guinea



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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
95,000 Bube Christianity 97.00 % 3.00 % No   

Bube, Fernandian in Equatorial Guinea

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Introduction / History
The Bubi people represent seven percent of the population of Equatorial Guinea in West Africa. Their traditional homeland is the island of Bioko including Malabo, the capital city. They speak one of the coastal Bantu languages which they desire to develop. Most of them know some Spanish from school days and some Krio, which is the trade language on Bioko island. Bioko is a big, beautiful, tropical, volcanic island off the coast of Nigeria and Cameroon.

The Bubi men are good sailors, strong swimmers and skilled fishermen. They used to be a kingdom, but had no king for many years. They have been colonized by the Spanish and have as one of the results become Roman Catholics. Their religious practices include many elements of traditional African animism.

There are primary schools in every village, but they often lack teachers. Almost all the children go to school. Teaching is done in Spanish by teachers who are originally Fang speakers. A bilingual literacy program (Bubi – Spanish) might have very positive results in their educational advancement and progress in Spanish. This could result in a better self-image and more self-respect among the Bubi people, and help them to stand against alcoholism, drugs and teenage pregnancies. Three mother tongue translators have started work on the Bubi New Testament.

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Country: Equatorial Guinea
Continent: Africa
Region: Africa, West and Central
10/40 Window: No
Location in Country:Bioko Norte and Bioko Sur provinces: Bioko Island, Fernando Po; Bioko Sur province.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
   
 
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People Name in Country: Bube, Fernandian
People Name General: Bube
Alternate People Names:
BubiEdiya
Fernandian
ROP3 Code: 101684
Joshua Project People ID: 10977
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 95,000
Population all Countries: 95,000
Least-Reached: No
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster: Bantu, Northwest
People Name General: Bube
Ethnic Code: NAB57k
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Language
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Primary Language: Bube
Language Code (ISO): bvb    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Sub-division:Roman Catholic
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity97.00 %(Evangelical: 3.00 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small3.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent5.00 %
Protestant5.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic90.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have a modest presence.
Least-Reached: No
GSEC Status:Level 4   Greater than or equal to 2% Evangelical
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1849-1998
New Testament:
2005-2006
Complete Bible: None Reported
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Bube
 
 
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Bube, Fernandian in Equatorial Guinea

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