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African Voice Actors - Voquent

African Voice Actors

Listen to harmonious African Voice Actors speaking in English for all kinds of creative projects.

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About the African Accent

Voquent is a voice actor agency based in the UK providing for all your voice talent needs! English speaking African voice actors are sought after for a vast range of voice-over projects.

Africa may be one continent, but it is home to 55 African states, with diverse cultures and an estimated 2000 spoken languages. The principal languages on the continent include Arabic, French, and English. English is frequently used as a common language for communication between nations and for doing business. With many Africans speaking English as a 2nd or 3rd language, the benefits of using an English voice actor can be huge.

Filtering your search based on your project requirements is what Voquent is all about. Listen to authentic African voice actors' tagged samples and shortlist in mere minutes!

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Why Voquent?

Why Voquent?

Voquent’s innovative online service quickly connects customers with experienced voice actors speaking with any accent or language.

We make casting and recording a fun and creative collaboration, producing captivating performances remotely or on location for all types of voice-over projects.

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More About African Voices

Africa is home to 1.3 Billion people (2021). 

Swahili (Kenya and Tanzania), Amharic (Ethiopia) and Yoruba (Nigeria and West Africa) are the top 3 languages spoken on the continent.

English is only spoken natively by around 15 million people in Africa. Within African English is mainly used as a language of trade. Outside Africa, many charities and businesses want to identify themselves with the continent by using an authentic African accent for their video and multimedia projects.

The most important thing is to know the desired country of origin.

At Voquent the voice actor agency we’ll always try to find an English speaking voice artist native to the target country. If this is not possible we can widen the search to find a voice talent from the wider region. E.g. North, West, East or South African countries tend to have shared languages and accents. There are many talented African Voice Actors!


African Accent Examples

Below are some examples of the different African accents:

Here we’ve featured a selection of African voice actors speaking English with a variety of different accents. We also have voice actors with many other English accents including British-RP, Indian, International English and many others.

Can't find what you are looking for? Reach out to us and we can help you get what it is that you are needing.

Why select a voice actor with an African Accent?

A native African voice actor is desirable for many types of projects, including:

Charity

Appeals to raise awareness of plights in African countries to instantly elicit sympathy from listeners.

Training

For educational content and eLearning aimed at African regions.

Commercials

For TV and radio advertisements to reach the fast-growing African market.






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