African accent voice-over recordings
African accent voice-over recording services
We supply and record native African accent voice talent, for documentary, advertising, corporate video, eLearning or telephone message prompts. Just send us the script and we’ll record it wild, or to picture at no extra cost. We’ll deliver the audio back to you within a quick turnaround time, via FTP, and in any file format you require.
Please complete the Quick Quote form below and we’ll respond within one hour. Check out our FAQs for more information about voice-over recordings in African accent. For more information, and to check the availability of our African accent voice-artists, contact us today on +44(0)118 958 4934, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
If you require a voice-over in Afrikaans, rather than English in African accent, please follow this link.
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British voice-over in African accent - 'Fake Antimalarials'
The animation was created by Manta Ray Media, and we worked closely with them to cast an authoritative female African voice artist. We then recorded the chosen voice artist, matching the timing to the guide track on the animation. Then cleaned and edited the audio as a .wav file, ready for integration to the video.
ACT Consortium were delighted with the voice-over and also asked us to produce African French and African Portuguese versions as well.
Select a voice-over language
Choose English read in a foreign accent
Select a subtitle language
Origins of the African languages and accent
- Afroasiatic – These languages are spoken across North Africa and the Horn of Africa.
- Nilo-Saharan – Includes Tanzania, Nigeria and the Congo.
- Niger-Congo – Includes Bantu languages such as Shona and Zulu
- Khoisan – Can be found in Botswana and Namibia.
Despite the fact that the continent of Africa now has its independence, English has remained an important language and is still used for official purposes in many African countries. There are around 20 African territories using English as a first language.
African people who speak English have an accent that is influenced by their mother tongue. Pronunciation in English is different between West and East Africa because of the way they pronounce certain letters. Some African regions still hold the English language in high regard, even though they were never colonised by the British. Ethiopia for example has English language newspapers and Western TV shows and radio programmes. You can hear English spoken with an African accent if you watch this episode of the First Ladies No1 Detective Agency on You tube. You can hear the African accent quite distinctly.
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