4) French (Speakers in Africa: More than 90 million)
French is one of the very few languages spoken all over the world. Many countries in Africa were colonized by France. Because of this, more than 90 million people in this continent can speak French. In nations like Morocco, Algeria, Senegal and Rwanda, French is used commonly in society.
3) Swahili (Kiswahili) (Speakers in Africa: More than 100 million)
The Swahili language or Kiswahili is the official language of Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda. It is a Bantu language and the mother tongue of the Swahili people. Many communities in Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, Mozambique, Burundi and Democratic Republic of Congo speak Swahili.