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10 African Countries that speaks English in Africa

Africa is the second most populous continent in the world. It was put at the staggering amount of 1,3 billion people, a number which makes up about 16% of the total human population of the whole world.

When colonialism on the African continent moved to the end, a large number of countries began to use  languages that were mostly of there colonial masters

English and French are  mostly used as a means of communication  in Africa having borrowed from the colonial masters in their  countries.
Some African nations also maintain and identify their own native languages as well.

English language is commonly used as a means of  communication, mainly when dealing with education, juidical, and business matters

We are going to list 10 English speaking countries in Africa.

10 Rwanda

It is located in central and Eastern Africa. The capital city is Kigali, Rwanda with the Population 2019 estimated 12,374,397 is one of the smallest country on the Africa continent. 
English, Kinyarwanda, French, and Swahili are official languages in Rwanda. While English is the main language that is used for educational purposes, Kinyarwanda is the leading national language in the country.

9. Ghana
With Population estimated to be 31,072,940 is a country located in west African. Accra is the Capital and largest city in Ghana.
There are nineteen Recognised national languages  in Ghana, but English remains the language of the State

8. Malawi
With the population estimated population of 18,143,217 (as of July 2018). 
Is a country located in Southeast Africa. the capital And the largest city in Malawi 
is Lilongwe.
The country has 7 Recognised regional 
languages Official languages are  English,Chichewa The major part of the population speaks English fluently

6. Botswana

Botswana is located in the  Southern part of the continent. The Capital and the  largest city Gaborone
The Official languages of the country is  English. Setswana is ordinarily spoken in this area,but  English remains the official language of the country

10 Zimbabwe
officially the Republic of Zimbabwe, formerly Rhodesia, is a located in Southern Africa,The capital and largest city is Harare.
The country is estimated to be over 14 million people, Zimbabwe has 16 official languages with English, Shona, and Ndebele the most common.
English language is the commonly spoken in both education and judiciary system. Shona and Ndebele, both Bantu languages are also ordinarily spoken as native languages in the country. 70% of the population speaks Shona while a relatively smaller 20% chose Sindebele. Venda, Tonga, Shangaan, Sotho

5. Zambia

With the  Population estimated to be 17,351,708 is located in ths south-central part of Africa. The capital city is Lusaka, 

English is the official language, and it is always used in education and business communication. The primary local language is Nyanja. You can also hear Bemba dialect in this area.The people speak a total of 73 languages, including Lozi, Kaonde, Lunda, as well as Tonga

4. Kenya

Kenya With a population of more than 47.6 million people, is located in Eastern Africa. Nairobi is the capital as well as the largest city in this country.

 There are various ethnic groups in Kenya. The official languages in thr country is English and Swahili. Both languages commonly used in the country.  But English is only used in government, education, and commerce matters.

3. Nigeria

Nigeria With the Population estimated 204,630,242 is a country in West Africa capital, Federal Capital Territory but Largest city is Lagos.

Nigeria is viewed as a diverse state as it is inhabited by 250 ethnic groups, of which the three largest are the Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba. The official language of Nigeria is English,

2 South Africa

South Africa with the population of  over 58 million people is located in  the southernmost part  in Africa. 

The Capital of the country is Pretoria but the largest city is Johannesburg.
South Africa has 11 Official languages including English 

1. Uganda

 Uganda with the Population estimated 42,729,036 is located in East-Central Africa. Capital and largest city Kampala. The country's 
Official languages English Swahili

English is the official language in Ugandan educational, juridical, and business system. There are 60 other languages and dialects spoken among the population.


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