Five of Africa’s biggest ethnic groups that are truly transnational

Nii Ntreh Mar 25, 2020 at 10:00am

March 25, 2020 at 10:00 am | Culture

Nii Ntreh

Nii Ntreh | Staff Writer

March 25, 2020 at 10:00 am | Culture

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The Hausa are the biggest ethnic group in Africa. Photo Credit:


The largest ethnic group in Africa by population are the Hausa people. Together, there are over 75 million Hausa in Nigeria (their main home), Sudan, Ghana, Benin, Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Togo and some other six countries.

Unsurprisingly, the Hausa language is also one of the most spoken languages in Africa, apart from English, French and Arabic.

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