Keliko people

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Keliko or Kaliko is an ethnic group from South Sudan, bordering Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Uganda. Most members of this ethnic group are Christians.[ citation needed ]

They speak the Keliko language, which is a Nilo-Saharan language. The population of this group likely exceeds 10,000. [1]

The Keliko people are found in Lujule west and Wudabi payams in Morobo County, Central Equatoria State (CES) and in Ombachi in Yei County, CES, South Sudan. Some are also in the DR Congo and Uganda. [2] The KELIKO people has a motto that says Trú álõ bã 'orá which means together we can.

The Wycliffe Bible Translators, in the Fall of 2018, gave to the Keliko People a translation of the New Testament in their own language. There were 1000 translated New Testaments distributed. [3]

The rivers in keliko land

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  1. Gurtong Peace Project
  2. "AFRICA | 101 Last Tribes - Keliko people". Retrieved 2022-12-04.
  3. Prior, Phil (2020-01-15). "Keliko New Testament: The 1000th Translation Completed with SIL and Alliance Engagement". Wycliffe Global Alliance. Retrieved 2022-12-04.

In DRC, they are called kaliko umi, more especially from Laibo, Mado, awubha awuzi and so on. There is a slight pronousation between Kaliko people in South Sudan and the in DRC.