Top 10 Universities in Africa

The List compiled by of Africa.com. The best universities in Africa
And our own University Dar Es Salaam is no.6! Can i get yeah from UDSM studs and Alumni?

1) CAIRO UNIVERSITY—EGYPT



Prominent alumni include cryptographer Dr. Taher Elgamal, whose work on digital signatures has been adopted by the American National Institute of Standards and Technology, and NASA researcher Taher Elgamal, who participated in the Curiosity’s historic landing on Mars in August.

2) AMERICAN UNIVERSITY IN CAIRO—EGYPT




Notable alumni include former Japanese Minister of Defense Yuriko Koike, Romanian diplomat and journalist Dan Stoenescu, and Saudi Arabia’s first female filmmaker, Haifa Al-Mansour.

3) MANSOURA UNIVERSITY—EGYPT



4) MAKERERE UNIVERSITY—UGANDA




Notable alumni include Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki, former president of Tanzania H.E. Benjamin William Mkapa, and Archbishop of York in the Church of England John Tucker Mugabi Sentamu.

5) UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI—KENYA




Notable alumni include Nobel Peace Prize winner Wangari Maathai; urologist Harcharan Gill, who is a professor at Stanford University, and former supermodel and entrepreneur Iman.

6) UNIVERSITY OF DAR ES SALAAM—TANZANIA



                 
Following the dissolution of the University of East Africa, the University of Dar es Salaamwas established as an independent university in 1970. Today, the University has five campuses and 10 faculties, including faculties in mechanical and chemical engineering and aquatic science and technology. A research-focused institute, the University of Dar es Salaam produced 279 journal papers in the academic year ending in 2008.

Notable alumni include President Jakaya Kikwete of Tanzania; President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda; and Asha-Rose Migiro, the deputy secretary-general of the United Nations and a former minister for foreign affairs and international cooperation in the Tanzanian government.

Nine percent of the university’s student body is comprised of international students.



7) UNIVERSITY OF BOTSWANA



Notable alumni include radical feminist sociologist Patricia McFadden, who has served as faculty at Cornell University, Spelman College, Syracuse University, and Smith College in the United States.

8) UNIVERSITY OF GHANA


9) UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS


Notable alumni include Nigerian television actor Francis Agu; publisher and film producer Wale Adenugu; chairperson of the Nigerian Government’s Economic and Financial Crimes Farida Mzamber Waziri, and HIV/LGBT activist Bisi Alimi.

10) ASHESI UNIVERSITY



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