1) Carlton Center, Johannesburg – 223 m (732 ft)
Located in Johannesburg, South Africa, the Carlton Center is the tallest building in Africa. This skyscraper was completed in 1973 and has 50 floors. It has been the tallest building in Africa for 41 years. The building was designed by the American architectural firm Skidmore, Owings and Merrill. It houses offices and shops.