Peoples

Name Countries Population
Akan Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana

4 million

Akuapem Ghana

n/a

Akye Côte d'Ivoire

55,000

Amazigh (Berber)

3 million

Anyi Côte d'Ivoire

100,000

Aowin Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana

40,000

Asante Ghana

1.5 million

Babanki Cameroon

40,000

Baga Guinea-Conakry

60,000

Bali Cameroon

25,000

Bamana Mali

2 million

Bamileke Cameroon

8 million

Bamum Cameroon

100,000

Bangubangu Democratic Republic of the Congo

90,000

Bangwa Cameroon

20,000

Baule Côte d'Ivoire

400,000

Beembe Congo

80,000

Bembe Democratic Republic of the Congo

70,000

Benin Kingdom Bénin, Nigeria

n/a

Bidyogo Guinea-Bissau

20,000

Bobo Burkina Faso, Mali

110,000

Bushoong Democratic Republic of the Congo

17,000

Bwa Burkina Faso, Mali

300,000

Cameroon Grasslands Cameroon

n/a

Chokwe Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zambia

1.16 million

Dan Côte d'Ivoire, Liberia

350,000

Diomande Côte d'Ivoire

350,000

Djenné Mali

n/a

Dogon Burkina Faso, Mali

100,000

Eket Nigeria

1 million

Esie Nigeria

n/a

Fang Cameroon, Gabon

800,000

Fante Ghana

n/a

Fon Bénin, Nigeria

n/a

Frafra Ghana

30,000

Fulani Cameroon, Burkina Faso, Chad, Guinea-Conakry, Mali, Niger, Nigeria

n/a

Hausa Niger, Nigeria

15 million

Hemba Democratic Republic of the Congo

90,000

Holoholo Democratic Republic of the Congo

2,000

Ibibio Nigeria

1 million

Idoma Nigeria

250,000

Igbira Nigeria

n/a

Igbo Nigeria

8 million

Igbo Ukwu Nigeria

n/a

Ijo Nigeria

200,000

Kabre Togo

225,000

Karagwe Tanzania

40,000

Kassena Ghana

30,000

Katana Cameroon, Nigeria

10,000

Kom Cameroon

30,000

Kongo Angola, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo

2 million

Kota Gabon

75,000

Kuba Democratic Republic of the Congo

250,000

Kusu Democratic Republic of the Congo

60,000

Kwahu Ghana

65,000

Kwere Tanzania

50,000

Laka Cameroon, Chad

100,000

Lega Democratic Republic of the Congo

250,000

Lobi Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana

160,000

Luba Democratic Republic of the Congo

1 million

Luchazi Angola, Zambia

15,000

Luluwa Democratic Republic of the Congo

300,000

Lunda Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zambia

175,000

Luvale Angola, Zambia

20,000

Lwalwa Democratic Republic of the Congo

20,000

Maasai Kenya, Tanzania

350,000

Makonde Tanzania

n/a

Mambila Cameroon, Nigeria

25,000

Mangbetu Democratic Republic of the Congo

40,000

Manja Democratic Republic of the Congo

24,000

Mbole Democratic Republic of the Congo

150,000

Mende Sierra Leone

700,000

Mitsogo Gabon

unknown

Mossi Burkina Faso

3.5 million

Mumuye Nigeria

70,000

Ngbaka Democratic Republic of the Congo

400,000

Nkanu Democratic Republic of the Congo

unknown

Nok Nigeria

n/a

Nuna Burkina Faso

100,000

Oron Nigeria

n/a

Owo Nigeria

n/a

Pende Democratic Republic of the Congo

250,000

Pokot Kenya

220,000

Punu Congo, Gabon

40,000

San South Africa, Botswana

n/a

Sapi Sierra Leone

n/a

Senufo Côte d'Ivoire, Mali

600,000

Shambaa Tanzania

200,000

Shona Zimbabwe

9 million

Songo Angola

15,000

Songye Democratic Republic of the Congo

150,000

South Sotho South Africa, Lesotho

Approximately 5 million

Suku Democratic Republic of the Congo

80,000

Swahili Kenya, Tanzania

n/a

Tabwa Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zambia

200,000

Tuareg Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal

n/a

Urhobo Nigeria

450,000

We Côte d'Ivoire

100,000

Winiama Burkina Faso

25,000

Wodaabe Niger, Nigeria

n/a

Wolof Senegal

2.5 million

Woyo Democratic Republic of the Congo

n/a

Wum Cameroon

12,000

Yaka Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo

300,000

Yombe Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo

350,000

Yoruba Bénin, Nigeria

10 million

Zaramo Tanzania

200,000

Zulu South Africa

3 million