Universities in Africa
Founded in 1971, the Abdou Moumouni University offers education in five faculties (natural sciences, agronomy, social sciences, medicine, economics and law), one High School for Education and a Centre of Excellence specialised in regional agronomy. The degrees offered are equivalent to B.Sc and M.Sc..Country: Niger
Established in 1950, Addis Ababa University is the oldest and largest higher education institution in Ethiopia. The University has made a remarkable contribution to the country through provision of trained manpower, research and community services. The service it has rendered in the training of high level skilled manpower and professionals in various key areas of development is unprecedented, and yet shines everyday as it stood the only University for decades. Its role and impact in the country’s progress in various spheres of development is far-reaching.Country: Ethiopia
Located just outside the eastern highlands city of Mutare in Zimbabwe, Africa University is a private, international higher education institution founded in March 1992 by the United Methodist Church worldwide. The University welcomes students from all the nations of Africa without regard for race, class, ethnicity and political or religious affiliation.Country: Zimbabwe
Ahfad University for Women is a private women's university in Omdurman, Sudan that was founded in 1966. Begun with only 23 students and a faculty of three, Ahfad now has an enrollment of over 5,000 students. From the site of an original mud-brick boy's school, Ahfad has spread to an adjacent area and is now occupying a modern, new campus. Based on the expansion of its curriculum and student body, the Sudan National Council for Higher Education granted full university status to Ahfad in 1995. The Ahfad University for Women (AUW) is the oldest and largest private university in Sudan.Country: Sudan
Ahmadu Bello University began full operation in 1962, on the cites of these educational institutions: the defunct Nigerian College of Arts, Science and Technology, founded in 1955; the Clerical Training Centre, Kongo, founded in 1957; the Samaru Agricultural Research Station, established in 1924, and the Shika Livestock Farm, started in 1928. The University was named after Sir Ahmadu Bello (1901-1966), "the Sardauna of Sokoto" and the Premier of Northern Nigeria.Country: Nigeria
Currently, the University is effectively running 38 undergraduate programs in various fields and 10 PG programs in Crop Protection, Plant Pathology, Agronomy, Animal Production, Cooperative, Management, Cooperative Accounting, Analytical Chemistry, Enviromental Sciences, Aqua-culture and FisheriesTeaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL). Now, it is training using more than 500 highly competent local as well as expatriate staff.Country: Ethiopia
The American University of Nigeria (AUN) was founded in 2003. Opening its first class in the fall of 2005, it was created to be a Development University.The University’s mission is to provide quality education to Nigeria and Africa’s future leaders in order to equip them the skills needed to solve development issues on the continent, and give them the knowledge needed to create solutions that will benefit their community, their country and, ultimately, the world.
AUN’s mission and values are upheld by its Board of Trustees, which includes accomplished diplomats, academic leaders, and successful business leaders. AUN is widely regarded as the best private university in sub-Saharan Africa. In 2011, AUN joined the list of 21 Fulbright affiliates in Nigeria.
The University achieved 100 percent accreditation from the Nigerian National Universities Commission. The AUN campus has the only University-wide wireless facility in Nigeria .
Having made the move to e-books, Google identified AUN as the institution in Nigeria that attracts the most Google internet traffic in 2011.
Amoud University is a non-governmental, national University and open to all aspiring candidates who fulfil the admission requirements without discrimination based on sex, ethnic, origin, creed, color or religion.
Amoud University aspires to be a center of excellence in education and scholarship in the Horn of Africa and a pioneer in promoting understanding and peace between cultures and communities in the region.Country: Somalia
Arba Minch University is a research university located in Arba Minch, Ethiopia, about 500 km south of Addis Ababa. Officially inaugurated in 2004, it is one of the top widely recognized universities in Ethiopia. Arba Minch University aspires to be a leading university in Ethiopia, a centre of excellence in the field of water resources in Africa and competitive in the world by 2020. Arba Minch University has a mission of offering relevant and quality education and training; conducting demand driven research and rendering accessible community services.
Goals and Objectives:Country: Ethiopia
Ashesi University is a coeducational institution whose mission is to educate African leaders of exceptional integrity and professional ability. By raising the bar for higher education in Ghana we aim to make a significant contribution towards a renaissance in Africa.The university, which began instruction in March 2002 with a pioneer class of 30 students, has quickly gained a reputation for innovation and quality education in Ghana.Country: Ghana
The University of Bambey promotes ethics and excellence in education, research, management and university governance, partnership and student life.
The missions of University of Bambey:
• to provide advanced training according to the needs of the labor market.
• contribute to the diversification of the national supply of university education.
• both contribute to local development and national development.
Bindura University of Science Education is a state institution established at the turn of the millenium. The institution prides itself in having modern facilities, manageable small classes and qualified and experienced staff. This helps to create a fantastic learning environment which makes it possible for the diligent students to excel in their studies. The ICT infrastructure is well developed enabling students and staff to keep in touch with developments on any part of the globe through the world wide web.Country: Zimbabwe
Botswana Accountancy College (BAC) provides the highest quality business education in Accountancy, Computing, Business Management and Insurance. The BAC owes its origins to a joint venture partnership between the Government of Botswana and Debswana, who are in effect its guarantors. The college has a significant role to play in Botswana's tertiary education landscape.
The college offers globally recognised and accredited professional qualifications, promoting Botswana's standing as a knowledge-based society.Country: Botswana
The Botswana International University of Science and Technology – BIUST - is a new university initiated by the Government of Botswana on a 2500-hectare site bordering Palapye, Botswana’s premier gateway settlement centrally situated between the capital Gaborone and the regional hub of Francistown.Country: Botswana
"The university was founded on December 21, 1908, as the result of an effort to establish a national center for educational thought. Several constituent colleges preceded the establishment of the university including the College of Engineering in 1816, which was shut down by the Khedive of Egypt and Sudan, Sa'id Pasha in 1854. Cairo University was founded as a European-inspired civil university, in contrast to the religious university of al-Azhar, and became the prime indigenous model for other state universities in the region"Country: Egypt