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In the list of top 10 African universities, two institutions made it from Nigeria while South African universities raked others.

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  • Most of the top 10 universities on the African continent are from South Africa

  • Covenant University and the University of Ibadan are the only Nigerian universities in the top 10 list in Africa

  • University of Ghana and University of Nairobi are below the top 10 in Africa and on the league of 1000 countries in the world.


Most of the top 10 universities on the African continent are from South Africa, according to a 2019 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019 includes more than 1,250 universities from 86 countries, making it the biggest international league table to date.

The World University ranking was launched on Wednesday, September 26, 2018, at Times Higher Education’s World Academic Summit at the National University of Singapore.

Top 10 universities in the world right now play

Top 10 universities in the world right now

(timeshighereducation)

 

In the list of top 10 African universities, two institutions made it from Nigeria while South African universities ranked others.

Covenant University and the University of Ibadan are the only Nigerian universities in the top 10 list in Africa while University of Nigeria, Nsukka, clinched the 23rd spot on the African table.

University of Ghana and University of Nairobi are below the top 10 in Africa and on the league of 1000 countries in the world.

In its 15th year, the ranking graded universities on core areas like teaching, research, knowledge transfer, and international outlook.

These are the best universities in Africa right now:

1. University of Cape Town

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Students walk accross a plaza in front of the University of Cape Town in Cape Town, South Africa, November 13, 2017.

(REUTERS/Mike Hutchings)

 

World Ranking: 156

2. University of the Witwatersrand

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University of the Witwatersrand

(Mail & Guardian)

 

World Ranking: 201-250

3. Stellenbosch University

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Stellenbosch University

(Airbnb)

 

World Ranking: 301-350

4. University of KwaZulu-Natal

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University of KwaZulu-Natal

(News24)

 

World Ranking: 401-500

5. Covenant University

 

World Ranking: 601 - 800

6. University of Ibadan

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University of Ibadan, the first university in Nigeria.

(Independent)

 

World Ranking: 601- 800

7. University of Johannesburg

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University of Johannesburg

(Career Times)

 

World Ranking: 601- 800

8. University of Pretoria

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University of Pretoria

(ISASA)

 

World Ranking: 601- 800

9. University of the Western Cape

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University of the Western Cape

(GCX)

 

World Ranking: 601- 800

10. Tshwane University of Technology

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Tshwane University of Technology campus

(eNCA)

 

World Ranking: 801 - 1000

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