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.

Best national anthem, speaks to the heart!

Wow it nice to listen it I never knew

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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

It was so nice at the olympics

Just powerful and unifying.

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

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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

The red is blood sacrifise
The white is beace
The black is enemy's day

Eagel is prides

4 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

Because its nice and lit!

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5 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

The best in Africa

Where is Ghana? they should be ahead!

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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

Tanzania should be no. 1 dammit!

It is the best of the best as it was adoptd by other 3 countries!

The Anthem considers all other African Countries in the First stanza which proves unity among African staes.Truly mesmerizing

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

This is so far the only unique country with the best and meaningful anthem in Africa. That isn't racist but sings their anthem in English for everyone to understand.

I love our national anthem

I love our national anthem...

Words with meaning

8 Morocco Morocco

Yes it is collleesssttt

The best

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9 Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Zimbabwe, officially the Republic of Zimbabwe, is a landlocked sovereign state located in southern Africa, between the Zambezi and Limpopo Rivers.

I think this is the best in africa

Zim is the best

lovely

10 Gambia Gambia

The Contenders

11 Uganda Uganda

The best and most inspiring anthem there is

Whenever I sing it I get inspired

its good

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

12 Cameroon Cameroon

I think Cameroon has the best anthem in Africa... it's lyrics touches the soul and it's melody gives goose bumps.

This is the best anthem in Africa,

Whoever voted Cameroon out of the TOP 10 need to go back and read the lyrics.

This is the best national antem I have ever heard

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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.

One of the best anthems of the world.

i love it

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

i love you

15 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

Blue and white colors are my favorite

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16 Sierra Leone Sierra Leone

Beautiful Meaningful lyrics with a heartwarming tune.
"Land that we love our Sierra Leone"

17 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

18 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...

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 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

The best national anthem.

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.

21 Sudan Sudan

Lovely anthem, makes the citizens of the nation proud

Best anthem

I really like it it is sooo powerful

22 Guinea Guinea
23 Ivory Coast Ivory Coast Ivory Coast or Côte d'Ivoire, officially named the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire, is a country located in West Africa.
24 Eritrea Eritrea Eritrea officially the State of Eritrea, is a country in East Africa. With its capital at Asmara, it is bordered by Sudan in the west, Ethiopia in the south, and Djibouti in the southeast.
25 Malawi Malawi Malawi, officially the Republic of Malawi, is a landlocked country in southeast Africa that was formerly known as Nyasaland.

Oh God bles our land of Malawi
Simply the greatest composition

26 Libya Libya Libya, officially the State of Libya, is a country in the Maghreb region of North Africa bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, Egypt to the east, Sudan to the southeast, Chad and Niger to the south, and Algeria and Tunisia to the west.
27 Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo The Democratic Republic of the Congo, also known as DR Congo, DRC, DROC, Congo-Kinshasa, or simply the Congo is a country located in Central Africa.

Wonderful, rousing, nice tune, great lyrics.

28 Mali Mali
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