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The top 10 universities in Africa

Africa has for centuries had a culture of education, higher learning and research even before formal academic institutional systems. The continent also boasts of highly skilled and talented academics and many of them were trained in African institutions. More educational institutions continue to be set up, both public and private. We present to you our top 10 African universities per recent rankings of Universities globally. University of Cape Town The University of Cape Town is the leading university in Africa. It is South Africa’s oldest university. Globally it is ranked…

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Nigeria: Students taking selfies blamed for bridge collapse

Authorities of a northern Nigerian university have blamed students for the collapse of a bridge after they posed to take selfies on it. The deadly collapse of the bridge on Monday led to the death of three students of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University in Bauchi state. On Tuesday students of the university staged a protest over the incident to express their anger. But the vice-chancellor of the University, Muhammad Abdullazeez has revealed the reason for the collapse of the bridge. He is quoted by the PUNCH as saying that “The…

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Kenyan man pleads guilty in over $800K internet scam

A Kenyan man is to be sentenced in October this year after pleading guilty to fraudulently receiving $749,158.37 from the University of California San Diego (UCSD). Mr Amis Hassan Raage received that money in a computer phishing scheme, which he pleaded guilty to during his trial. He will be sentenced before US District Judge Gonzalo P. Curiel on October 11, 2019. Hassan Raage will be sentenced on the charge of conspiracy to commit Wire Fraud, in violation of Title 18 United States Code, Sections 1349. The offence attracts a maximum…

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