Southern, East Africa lead in African universities ranking


Southern, East Africa lead in African universities ranking


By Ada Anioji


Universities from Southern Africa and East Africa have clinched the top spots in a ranking of best universities in Sub-Saharan Africa, The Difference Newspaper reports.

The ranking which is the outcome of a survey conducted by Times Higher Education reveals that the top five best universities in Sub-Saharan Africa currently are University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa; University of Johannesburg, South Africa; Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Tanzania; University of Pretoria, South Africa; and Makerere University Uganda.

Below is a ranking of the top 30 universities:

1 University of the Witwatersrand South Africa
2 University of Johannesburg South Africa
3 Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences Tanzania
4 University of Pretoria South Africa
5 Makerere University Uganda
6 University of the Western Cape South Africa
7 Covenant University Nigeria
8 UGHE – University of Global Health Equity Rwanda
9 Ashesi University Ghana
10 Ardhi University Tanzania
11 University of Venda South Africa
12 University of South Africa South Africa
13 Durban University of Technology South Africa
14 University of Zambia Zambia
15 Academic City University College Ghana
16 University of Embu Kenya
17 University of Ghana Ghana
18 University of Zimbabwe Zimbabwe
19 University of Mauritius Mauritius
20 Botswana International University of Science and Technology (BIUST) Botswana
=21 University of Botswana Botswana
=21 University of Dar es Salaam Tanzania
23 University of Sierra Leone Sierra Leone
24 National University of Science and Technology (NUST) Zimbabwe
25 Rongo University Kenya
26 Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta Nigeria
27 Universidade Eduardo Mondlane Mozambique
28 Accra Technical University Ghana
29 Malawi University of Science and Technology (MUST) Malawi
30 Benson Idahosa University Nigeria


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