There are over 2100 and by some counts over 3000 languages spoken natively in Africa[1][2] in several major language families:

Afroasiatic (Hamito-Semitic) spread throughout the Middle East, North Africa, the Horn of Africa, and parts of the Sahel Nilo-Saharan is centered on Sudan and Chad (disputed validity) Niger–Congo (Bantu) covers West, Central, and Southeast Africa Khoe is concentrated in the deserts of Namibia and Botswana Austronesian on Madagascar.

About a hundred African languages are widely used for inter-ethnic communication. Somali, Berber, Amharic, Oromo, Swahili, Edo, Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba are spoken by tens of millions of people. If clusters of up to a hundred similar languages are counted together, twelve are spoken by 75 percent, and fifteen by 85 percent, of Africans as a first or additional language

I compiled this list of major african languages, each has a minimum of 5 million speakers We have a opportunity every day to learn a African language, any African language, we can drop this crakkka language in one year and be done with it if we choose Africa over everything.

Lingala 9mil
Kinyarwanda 7mil
Kongo: 7mil
Tshiluba: 6mil
Kirundi: 5mil
Swahili: 5–10nil
Chichewa: 9mil
Gikuyu (Kenya): 5mil
Malagasy: 20+mil
Amharic: 20+mil
Tigrinya: 5mil
Somali: 10–15mil
Oromo: 30–35mil
Berber: 30–40mil
Nubian: 5+mil
Fur: 5+mil
Zulu: 10mil
Xhosa: 8mil
Edo: (Nigeria) 20 - 40ml
Igbo (Nigeria): 30–35mil
Yoruba: 25–30mil
Akan (Ghana – Ivory Coast): 20–25mil
Fula (West Africa): 10–16mil
Hausa: 24mil



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These anti-Edo political organizations you folks went to join are the most anti-African - and Africans - in the world.

They're worse than anything; we obviously can't stop you though, even Ewuare II's manifest destiny lies in our own regional party.

We have egba Omo Oduduwa and so on, NPC, AG, the forerunner of them all NCNC and then now these cancers of today.

Stay "with them", but register for your most important election first: your local election, register Edo Political Front, and if you don't, vote the front.

No self respecting Edo will - in the future - find themselves the flag bearers and cheerleaders of foreign parties with indirect rule political and economic mandates, it just doesn't work.

No sane Edo person lives to "have the ear" of someone who doesn't have Edo at their heart.

The Supreme Court is the place to remove the frustration of these lethargic and "periodic" additions to the voting rolls; here - where I live - you can fill in the forms regarding changing your voter registration at the post office and other easy access places.

At the rate things are going we're going to find ourselves truly in decline as our populations suffer from simple things like protein deficiencies in children

" - Reggie Akpata

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