List: Top 100 best African universities 2018, Juba University is nowhere!

List: Top 100 best African universities 2018, Juba University is nowhere!

More than 25 top universities in Africa feature in the Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings 2018 but they no University from South Sudan made to the list.

The best universities in Africa span 10  countries, from Uganda in the east to Nigeria in the west, Morocco in the north to South Africa in the south of the continent.

One of South Africa’s universities appears in the top 200 of the worldwide rankings; the University of Cape Town is Africa’s top university at position 171.
Overall, Egypt and South Africa are the two best represented African countries in the ranking, with nine and eight universities respectively.

But South Africa and Uganda are the only two countries with universities in the top 500.

The ranking rates university performance using 13 different indicators measuring teaching, research, research impact, innovation and international outlook.

The Africa University Ranking

1 University of Pretoria – South Africa
2 University of Cape Town – South Africa
3 The University of the Witwatersrand – South Africa
4 University of KwaZulu-Natal – South Africa
5 University of Johannesburg – South Africa
6 Universiteit Stellenbosch – South Africa
7 North-West University – South Africa
8 University of the Western Cape – South Africa
9 University of Nairobi – Kenya
10 The American University in Cairo – Egypt
11 University of Lagos – Nigeria
12 Ahmadu Bello University – Nigeria
13 Rhodes University – South Africa
14 Cairo University – Egypt
15 University of Ibadan – Nigeria
16 Universiteit van die Vrystaat – South Africa
17 Universidade Eduardo Mondlane – Mozambique
18 Cape Peninsula University of Technology – South Africa
19 University of Khartoum – Sudan
20 University of Nigeria – Nigeria
21 Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University – South Africa
22 Addis Ababa University – Ethiopia
23 University of Fort Hare – South Africa
24 University of Ilorin – Nigeria
25 Tshwane University of Technology – South Africa
26 Durban University of Technology – South Africa
27 Mansoura University – Egypt
28 Jimma University – Ethiopia
29 University of Namibia – Namibia
30 The German University in Cairo – Egypt
31 Makerere University – Uganda
32 Obafemi Awolowo University – Nigeria
33 Namibia University of Science and Technology – Namibia
34 Kenyatta University – Kenya
35 University of Ghana – Ghana
36 University of Dar es Salaam – Tanzania
37 Université de la Reunion – Reunion
38 University of Botswana – Botswana
39 Université Kasdi Merbah de Ouargla – Algeria
40 Universidade Católica de Angola – Angola
41 Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology – Ghana
42 Alexandria University – Egypt
43 Central University of Technology – South Africa
44 The Sudan University of Science and Technology – Sudan
45 Université Mohammed V – Morocco
46 Ain Shams University – Egypt
47 Université Abou Bekr Belkaid Tlemcen – Algeria
48 Université Cheikh Anta Diop – Senegal
49 Université Mohamed Khider de Biskra  – Algeria
50 Federal University of Technology, Minna – Nigeria
51 University of Zambia – Zambia
52 Egerton University – Kenya
53 Benha University – Egypt
54 Université des Frères Mentouri de Constantine 1 – Algeria
55 Université Cadi Ayyad – Morocco
56 The International University of Management – Namibia
57 Assiut University – Egypt
58 Covenant University – Nigeria
59 University of Zimbabwe – Zimbabwe
60 Université des Sciences et de la Technologie Houari Boumediène – Algeria
61 Moi University – Kenya
62 Vaal University of Technology South Africa
63 The British University in Egypt – Egypt
64 Federal University of Technology, Akure – Nigeria
65 The University of Dodoma – Tanzania
66 University of Rwanda – Rwanda
67 Sokoine University of Agriculture – Tanzania
68 Universidade Agostinho Neto – Angola
69 University of Port Harcourt – Nigeria
70 Landmark University – Nigeria
71 Université Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah – Morocco
72 Université Ferhat Abbas de Sétif 1 – Algeria
73 University of Mauritius – Mauritius
74 Université Mouloud Maameri de Tizi Ouzou – Algeria
75 University of Gezira – Sudan
76 Strathmore University – Kenya
77 Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology – Kenya
78 Helwan University – Egypt
79 University of Venda – South Africa
80 University of Tripoli  – Libya
81 Universidade Metodista de Angola – Angola
82 Université de Lomé – Togo
83 University of Benin – Nigeria
84 Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta – Nigeria
85 Zagazig University – Egypt
86 Université Abderrahmane Mira de Béjaia – Algeria
87 United States International University – Kenya
88 Al Akhawayn University – Morocco
89 Federal University, Oye-Ekiti  – Nigeria
90 Lagos State University  -Nigeria
91 Modern Sciences and Arts University – Egypt
92 Universidade Independente de Angola – Angola
93 Mzumbe University – Tanzania
94 Universidade Técnica de Angola – Angola
95 University of Limpopo – South Africa
96 Bayero University Kano – Nigeria
97 Mangosuthu University of Technology – South Africa
98 American University of Nigeria – Nigeria
99 Walter Sisulu University – South Africa
100 Université Hassiba Ben Bouali de Chlef – Algeria

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