2) Arabic (Speakers in Africa: More than 100 million)
Arabic is the most widespread official language in the African continent. It is the official language of Algeria, Mauritania, Libya, Tunisia and Egypt. Arabic is the co-official language of Morocco, Eritrea, Somalia, Chad, Sudan, Djibouti and Western Sahara.
1) English (Speakers in Africa: Around 700 million)
In Africa, English is the primary language of Botswana, Cameroon, Rwanda, Nigeria, Sudan, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Tanzania, Uganda and Ghana. In South Africa, it is given official status with 10 other languages.