Ethnic Groups of Africa. Ethnic groups:. Ethnic Groups in Africa: Bantu, Swahili, Ashanti and Arabs- share many common characteristics, such as language, physical features, customs and traditions. Religious Groups.
Ethnic Groups in Africa: Bantu, Swahili, Ashanti and Arabs- share many common characteristics, such as language, physical features, customs and traditions
Major Religions in Africa: Traditional Beliefs, Christianity and Islam- people who share a common belief system, but not necessary composed of a single ethnic groups.
what makes them unique and differentiates them from other groups
Ashanti is a mixture of spiritual and supernatural powers
Bantu is a belief in the power of ancestors in everyday life
Arabic language was necessary if you want to read Quran/KoranHow did Arab ethnicity spread?
Spread south and east along continent
Following rivers and streams
Meet and married many new people and culturesBantu History and Culture
Others lived in Christian areas
Some followed traditional animist religions (believe that spirits living in all things)Other Religions on the Bantu
Follow a mixture of Muslim and Traditional African Culture called Mila.