AFRICAN LANGUAGE VOICE OVER

There are over 2100 and by some counts over 3000 languages spoken natively in Africa in several major language families. About a hundred of the languages of Africa are widely used for inter-ethnic communication. Arabic, Berber, Igbo, Somali, Swahili, Hausa, Amharic, Oromo, and Yoruba are spoken by tens of millions of people.

Besides the former colonial languages of English, French, Portuguese and Spanish, the following languages are official at the national level in Africa:
• Arabic in Algeria, Comoros, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Somalia, Sudan, and Tunisia
• Berber in Morocco and Algeria
• Swahili in Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda
• Amharic in Ethiopia
• Somali in Somalia and Djibouti
• Hausa in Nigeria and Niger
• Chichewa in Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Mozambique
• Kinyarwanda in Rwanda and the closely related Kirundi in Burundi
• Sango in the CAR
• Swazi in Swaziland and South Africa
• Malagasy in Madagascar
• Seychellois Creole in the Seychelles
• Shona, Ndebele in Zimbabwe
• Afrikaans, Ndebele, Xhosa, Zulu, Pedi, Sotho (Sesotho), Tswana, Swazi, Venda, and Tsonga in South Africa
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You can sample some of our voice talents below, and more are available upon request.

AFRICAN VOICE TALENT SAMPLES:

AFRICAN ENGLISH
more voices available
AFRIKAANS
AMHARIC
CHICHEWA
HAUSA
IBIBIO
ENGLISH (SA) more voices
KINYARAWANDA
KIRUNDI
LINGALA
MOROCCAN FRENCH
NDEBELE
SESOTHO
SETSWANA
SOMALI
SUDANESE ARABIC
SWAHILI
SWAZI - SISWATI
TIGRINYA
VENDA
XHOSA
YORUBA
ZULU
more voices available

Click here for our South African English roster.

We are always expanding our talent roster. Recently we added Efik, Igbo, Nuer, Wolof and more. If you don't see the language you need, please contact us!

Click here to check out some of our RECENT WORK

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For more on the voiceover recording process, click here for our FAQ.

* Source: Wikipedia