Of the African players counted in Chess in Africa - Rated Players, 7 are GMs, 60 are IMs, 2 are WGMs, and 17 are WIMs. The names of all GMs and of IMs above an arbitrary cutoff are listed in the following table.
The first six GMs are all listed as active players. The second and third GMs are a little more than 20 years old. GM Ahmed Adly won the 2007 World Junior Championship.