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Top 10 Sub-Saharan Africa universities for 2023

The University of the Witwatersrand, in Johannesburg, South Africa, has topped Times Higher Education’s (THE) inaugural Sub-Saharan Africa University Rankings. The public institution, more commonly known as Wits University, celebrated its centenary last year and has Nelson Mandela amongst its alumni and now becomes the first university to top THE’s innovative new ranking. The second highest ranked university is University of Johannesburg in South… Read More
Africa World 

Should Universities ‘Go Vegan’ to Help Climate Change?

– – There is a risk of environmental pollution all over the world. One of the areas of concern to people is the emission of carbon into the atmosphere. The big question begging for answers now is: can veganism help bring down the problem of climate change? We shall take a look at the strategy put forward by some universities… Read More
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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… Read More
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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… Read More
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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,… Read More