Simple English is understood throughout the East Africa region. It is the languange of the world spoken in East Africa, West Africa and South Africa. The number of speakers varies from 160 million to 200 million.
In Africa alone 52 million South African use English as their first languange.
Swahili is understood and talked by a large number of people;
60 million people are ethnic Swahili most in East and Central Africa.
34 million people are status Swahili most in Kenya.
20 million are national Swahili most in Tanzania.
5 million are dialect Swahili most in Uganda.