Top 10 strongest currencies in Africa


10. Swaziland (1$=14.18 szl)

The lilangeni is the currency of Swaziland. (The South African rand is also accepted in Swaziland)

9. Namibian Dollars (1$ = 14.18 nad)

It is normally abbreviated with the dollar sign $, or alternatively N$ to distinguish it from other dollar-denominated currencies.

8. South African Rand (1$=14.04 ZAR)

The rand is subdivided into 100 cents.

The ISO 4217 code is ZAR, from Zuid-Afrikaanse rand; the ZA is a historical relic from Dutch and is not used in any current context except the country abbreviation, where it is used because “SA” is allocated to Saudi Arabia.

  1. Seychelles Rupee (1$ = 13.66 scr)

Surprisingly Seychelles’s currency is also among the top 10 strongest currencies in Africa

6. Botswana Pula (1$ = 10.7 pula)

The pula is Botswana’s official currency, It currently exchanges for 10.7 Pula to every 1USD.

5. Zambian Kwacha (1$ = 12.55 kw)

The kwacha is the official currency of Zambia.

The exchange rate is currently 1USD for about 12.55 Zambian kwacha.

4. Moroccan Dirham (1$=9.6 Dirham)

Morocco boasts one of the strongest currencies in Africa.

3. Ghanaian Cedis (1$ = 5.4 cedis)

Ghana is the only West African country on this list.

2. Tunisian Dinar (1$ = 2.90 t.dinar)

The Tunisian Dinar comes in after the Libyan Dinar as the second most valuable currency in Africa.

1. Libyan Dinar (1$= 1.40 l.dinar)

Based on its exchange rate to the dollar, the Libyan dinar is Africa’s strongest currency -despite the fact that the country has been in shambles since Muammar Gaddafi was ousted in 2011..


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