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Uganda Is The Leading English Speaking Country In Africa, According To Research

The study shows that Uganda is the best and leading English speaking country on the African continent followed by Zambia, according to World Linguistic Agency ( W.L.A ). Well its not a very big surprise for Ugandans because it’s a British colony and definitely English became one of the top most official languages in country.

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English is taught in all schools and spoken almost everywhere across Uganda, besides, Ugandans have a very good English accent compared to other English speaking Nations in Africa, in 1962, Uganda became independent of Britain and Milton Obote was a president by then.

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In Uganda, the laws and government records are written in English, primary schools, secondary schools and all other higher institutions teach, speak and issue their certificates in English and most news-papers are published in English ( though some few are published in other languages like Luganda, Lunyankolo, Luteeso etc ). Even when you travel in deep villages within the country, you find that out of 10 people you find, at least 7 or 8 speak and understand english.

A few that don’t know the language, realised that there is need to learn it, so what they do is to join language schools immediately so that they can fit in the society and even get better jobs.

Zambia was named as second best English Speaking African Country, then South Africa took the third position, according to ( W.L.A ) Zambia is also a landlocked country just like Uganda, English is their official language, Zambia officially became a British colony in 1924 and it became independent in October 1964.

Below is the list of the top 9 english speaking countries in Africa:

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South AfricaPretoria

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