Top Ten African Countries With the Best National Anthems

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The Top Ten

1 Kenya Kenya Kenya, officially the Republic of Kenya, is a country in Africa and a founding member of the East African Community.

Such a good anthem, whenever Kenya wins the gold metal, I stay to listen to such and awesome national anthem. My number one favourite of all times

Kenya's national anthem is the.

Got the best anthem that touches ones feelings...nice melody

Kenyan national anthem is a prayer.we speak to GOD to shield our country.oh I love it very much,such a soothing music that touches hearts of Kenyan citizens to fall deeply in love with my love,Kenya.I must confess it's the most beautiful anthem in the world that I have ever had.God bless Kenya

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2 South Africa South Africa South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa, is the southernmost sovereign state in Africa. It is bounded on the south by 2,798 kilometers of coastline of Southern Africa stretching along the South Atlantic and Indian Oceans, on the north by the neighbouring countries of Namibia, Botswana ...read more.

They have a really good anthem and it is so catchy

Just powerful and unifying.

What a beautiful anthem

It's my favorite overall anthem for a few reasons.

1. It has a message of unity and peace which, given it's history, is unfitting and fitting at the same time. No mention of war, might or violence. Just prayers and hopes for safety and whatnot.

2. It's a hybrid with 5 languages. The first part associated with the anti-apartheid, the second one used during apartheid. It's really touching, since they decided to show their history and present with it, even though apartheid was such a bad time. And 5 of the most used languages? That's an act of unity from what I see (Like the flag, too). It doesn't marginalize the natives by having lyrics in Xhosa, Zulu and Sesotho, while it also includes the former colonizers with Afrikaans and English. This says a lot, since black and white people there had a lot of animosity for each other in the past.

3. It's pretty beautiful. I wish it had at least some tune with African influences like the Kenyan one (both tunes are European), ...more - Midiot

3 Egypt Egypt Egypt, officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia, via a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.

Because it is an Islamic country

4 Nigeria Nigeria

I love Nigeria's national anthem... it brings all it citizens together but we could have incorporate our national languages

Motivational words and best rhythm

My point of view without being biased Ghana should have been ahead because they have the best in WestAfrica.

Love for Kenya,Egypt and Southafrica..,but I think Nigeria should be at the top! ;-)

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5 Ghana Ghana Ghana, officially called the Republic of Ghana, is a sovereign unitary presidential constitutional democracy, located along the Gulf of Guinea and Atlantic Ocean, in the subregion of West Africa.

Wonderful anthem. Am sure is the best after the south African anthem

I think Ghana's National Anthem has a clear meaning and interpretation

It's simply and very understanding, so is the best

Ghana's anthem I think is the best

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6 Tanzania Tanzania Tanzania, officially the United Republic of Tanzania or simply U.R.T, is a large country in Eastern Africa within the African Great Lakes region.

If south africa has best national anthem then Tanzania has the best of all

7 Namibia Namibia Namibia, officially the Republic of Namibia, is a country in southern Africa whose western border is the Atlantic Ocean.

I love our national anthem

I love our national anthem...

Words with meaning

8 Morocco Morocco V 2 Comments
9 Cameroon Cameroon

This is the best anthem in Africa,

The tune and meaning of the anthem speaks volumes

This is the best national antem I have ever heard

The best

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10 Uganda Uganda

The best and most inspiring anthem there is

This is the most beautiful inspiring national anthem av ever heard! I also respect d Algerian national anthem. Sounds awesome, wonder what it means...

The Newcomers

? Liberia Liberia Liberia, officially the Republic of Liberia, is a country on the West African coast. Liberia means "Land of the Free" in Latin.

Liberia's national anthem is one of the best national anthem in Africa cause it's has a very good and understandable English, good melody.
The most lovely part about it that I love the most is where they say " A home of glorious liberty by God's command " long live Liberia...

The Contenders

11 Zimbabwe Zimbabwe
12 Somalia Somalia

An inspiring anthem about a country in ruins.

Used to be one of the most powerful, beautiful country in Africa and now it's in ruins. I hope peace for Somalia.

Brought me to tears

very nice

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13 Algeria Algeria Algeria, officially People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, is a sovereign state in North Africa on the Mediterranean coast. V 1 Comment
14 Ethiopia Ethiopia Ethiopia, officially known as the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, is a sovereign state located in the Horn of Africa.

Ethiopia have the best national anthem ever I don't why guys underrate this country so much Ethiopia is where 85% of my family are from. Ethiopia is the best. I love my country so much!

The anthem sounds beautiful

15 Tunisia Tunisia Tunisia, officially the Tunisian Republic or the Republic of Tunisia is the northernmost country in Africa, covering 165,000 square kilometres.

Roman ruins,tasty and hot food,lot of trades

16 Sierra Leone Sierra Leone
17 Gambia Gambia
18 South Sudan South Sudan South Sudan, officially the Republic of South Sudan, is a landlocked country in northeastern Africa that gained its independence from Sudan in 2011. Its current capital is Juba, which is also its largest city.

I love the true colors of the flag of south Sudan

Anthem of Republic of South Sudan supposed to be number one to me.I love it not because am south Sudanese.the great State in Africa one love one people.

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19 Zambia Zambia The Republic of Zambia is a landlocked country in Southern Africa, neighbouring the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the north, Tanzania to the north-east, Malawi to the east, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia to the south, and Angola to the west.
20 Guinea Guinea
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