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Universidade Agostinho Neto
In Portuguese. "A Universidade Agostinho Neto (UAN), é a única instituição de ensino Superior pública em Angola." Includes, in English, a Historic and Academic Background of Agostinho Neto University. http://www.uan-angola.org/

Universidade Catolica de Angola (UCAN)
In Portuguese. Information on the faculty, library, the newsletter, Ondjango. http://www.ucan.edu/
See also a description from the page of the Association of Catholic Universities and Higher Institutes of Africa and Madagascar. http://www.fiuc.org/asunicam/ucan.html


Université d’Abomey-Calavi (UAC) - Bénin
In French. (formerly Université Nationale du Bénin) "L’UAC est la plus grande et la plus ancienne université du Bénin. Elle regroupe six (06) centres universitaires dont quatre sont opérationnels..." Based in Cotonou, Benin. http://www.uac.bj.refer.org/

Universite Nationale du Benin. Ecole du Patrimoine Africain
In French. "L'EPA est un ?tablissement universitaire de formation et de recherche sp?cialis? de 2?me cycle dans la conservation et la m?diation du patrimoine culturel mobilier et immobilier ? vocation r?gionale." Concerned with the preservation of African museum collections in francophone, lusophone and hispanophone Africa. Based in Porto-Novo, B?nin. http://www.epa-prema.net/


Botswana College of Agriculture
"An Associate Institution of the University of Botswana established through Act of Parliament No. 9 of 1991." Publishes the Botswana Journal of Agriculture and Applied Sciences. Based in Gaborone, Botswana. http://www.bca.bw/

University of Botswana
Includes campus maps, facts, the UB Newsletter, the Library, the Harry Oppenheimer Okavango Research Centre, links to Botswana sites. http://www.ub.bw/

University of Botswana. English Department. Language, Literature and the Discourse of HIV/AIDS in Africa, Conference, June 24-28, 2002, Gaborone
Includes a page about Botswana in general. http://bwenglish.tripod.com/

University of Botswana. History Department
Has a history of Botswana by Prof. Neil Parsons and comments on other Botswana web sites. Lists faculty, courses, publications including the journal, Pula with an index to contents. Has a list of B.A. and M.A. theses in history & archeology from 1976 + http://www.ub.bw/departments/humanities/history_mission.html

University of Botswana. History Department. El Negro of Banyoles
"'El Negro of Banyoles' is the name given to a stuffed human body that was displayed at the Francesc Darder Museum of Natural History in Banyoles, Spain, between 1916 and 1997. It was removed after protests by Africans and people of African ancestry, which began around the time of the 1992 Barcelona Olympics. The body was eventually repatriated to Africa, and was re-buried in Gaborone, capital of Botswana, on October 5, 2000." http://ubh.tripod.com/afhist/elnegro/eln0.htm

University of  Botswana. History Department. Subject Index and Checklist of History and Archaeology Dissertations and Research Essays Submitted at the University of Botswana, 1976-1998
Lists four M.A. dissertations and 222 B.A. research essays. http://ubh.tripod.com/ac/studrp.htm

University of Botswana Library (Gaborone)
Has an online catalog. The Botswana Collection, in Special Collections, is a legal deposit library. As such it is "required by law to collect and house at least one copy of every document published in Botswana including Government publications." Special Collections also acquires SADC publications. Has the full text of older issues of the Botswana Collection Newsletter which lists additions to the collection. The Library Director is H. K. Raseroka. [KF] http://www.ub.bw/library/public_html/

University of Botswana. The Schapera Project
Contains Report of workshop: Recovering the legacy of Isaac Schapera. Full text reports: Black Prince: A Biography of Tshekedi Khama 1905-1959, by Michael Crowder (1988), Glimpses of Bechuana Life(May 1890) by E.P. Mathers, edited by Neil Parsons, and Isaac Schapera: A Bibliography, Compiled by Suzette Heald. Based at the University of Botswana. [KF] http://www.thuto.org/schapera/index.html

Burkina Faso

Universite de Ouagadougou
In French. Includes information on the various faculties. E-mail: info@rect.univ-ouaga.bf http://www.univ-ouaga.bf/


Universite du Burundi


African University Foundation
Proposed private non-profit university to be located in Cameroon. "Tali is the most logical site to build African University because of the availability and richness of the land for agriculture as well as its conducive climate and topography. Farms will be an integral part of African University." The Foundation was established in 1994 by William Agbor Baiyee. http://www.aufoundation.org/

Université Catholique de l'Afrique Centrale
"The Université Catholique de l'Afrique Centrale (UCAC) is under the authority of the Holy See and opened on the 30th September 1991 with one hundred and eleven (111) students." Based in Yaounde, Cameroun. On the web site of the International Federation of Catholic Universities. UCAC is a member of the Association of Catholic Universities and Higher Institutes of Africa and Madagascar. This body unites Catholic founded universities and higher institutes, located in Africa and Madagscar. http://www.fiuc.org/asunicam/ucac.html

Université de Dschang
Based in Dschang, Cameroun. http://www.univ-dschang.org/

Universite de Yaounde I

Universite de Yaounde II

University of Buea
Opened in 1993. Information on the university's ICT. Based in Buea, Cameroon. http://www.ubuea.net/

Congo, Republic of the Congo - Brazzaville

Université Marien Ngouabi

Congo, Republic of the Congo - Kinshasa

Universite Catholique de Bukavu|
Private institution, founded 1989. http://www.ucbukavu.org/
See also the web site of the International Federation of Catholic Universities. UCB is a member of the Association of Catholic Universities and Higher Institutes of Africa and Madagascar. This body unites Catholic founded universities and higher institutes, located in Africa and Madagscar. http://www.fiuc.org/asunicam/ucb.html

Universite Catholique de Graben
Private institution, founded 1989, located in the outskirts of Butembo. From the web site of the International Federation of Catholic Universities. UCB is a member of the Association of Catholic Universities and Higher Institutes of Africa and Madagascar. This body unites Catholic founded universities and higher institutes, located in Africa and Madagscar. http://www.fiuc.org/asunicam/ucg.html

Université de Lubumbashi
In French. http://www.unilu.net/

Université Libre des Pays des Grands Lacs (ULPGL)
In French. A university founded in 1990 by Protestant churches. Based in the city of Goma, North Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo. [KF] http://www.ulpgl.net/

Protestant University of Congo
"Protestant University of Congo has for its mission to deliver teaching on approved subjects in a Christian, scientific and academic manner...." Founded in 1959. Now based in Kinshasa. Web site based at Carey Baptist College, Auckland, New Zealand. [KF] http://carey.ac.nz/upc/

Cot d'Ivorie / Ivory Coast

Universite Nationale de Cote d'Ivoire


Université de Djibouti
In French. Background, news, university facts, etc. http://www.univ.edu.dj/


Addis Ababa University
Official university site. Includes Institute of Development Research, IDR, the Insitute of Ethiopian Studies, Ethiopian Languages Research Center, the libraries, etc. [KF] http://www.aau.edu.et/

Addis Ababa University Alumni Network
Discussion group for alumni. http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Addis-Ababa-university-alumni/

Jimma University
"JU is Ethiopia's first Innovative Community Oriented Education Institution of higher learning" "a public higher educational institution established in December 1999 by the amalgamation of Jimma College of Agriculture (founded in 1952), and Jimma Institute of Health Sciences (established in 1983)" Library. Based in Jimma city 335 km southwest of Addis Ababa. http://www.ju.edu.et/

University of Peace. Africa Programme
Established in 2002 "to stimulate and strengthen the capacity in Africa to teach, train and conduct research in areas of peace and conflict studies." Based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. http://www.upeace.org/system/africa.cfm


University of the Gambia
Established in 1999. History, staff, programmes, curriculum, University Council and Senate members. Based in Serrekunda. http://www.unigambia.gm/


Ashesi University
Our mission is to train a new generation of ethical and entrepreneurial leaders in Africa." "a subsidiary of Ashesi University Foundation, a non-profit, publicly supported US corporation based in Seattle, Washington." Offers four-year bachelors degrees in computer science and business administration. Many members of its Business Administration Advisory Council are from the U.C. Berkeley, Haas School of Business. Based in Accra, Ghana. http://www.ashesi.org

Central University College
"...a non-profit making educational initiative of the International Central Gospel Church (ICGC)" "Our aim is to provide an integrated and biblically-based tertiary education with particular reference to the needs of the African continent" Established 1999. Has IT assistance from Google. Based in Accra, Ghana. [KF] http://www.centraluniversity.org/

Ghana City Guide - Universities
Directory of universities from the Ghana City Guide, an extensive yellow pages / directory to Ghana businesses, organizations. http://www.ghanacityguide.com/universities.htm

Ghana's Education System
Ghana government site, has a list of higher education institutions. http://www.ghana.gov.gh/studying/education/index.php

Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT
An institution under Ghana's Ministry of Communications. "The Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT (AITI-KACE), Ghana's first Advanced Information Technology Institute works to stimulate the growth of the ICT Sector in ECOWAS. Established in 2003, through a partnership between the Government of Ghana and the Government of India,..." Based in Accra, Ghana. http://www.aiti-kace.com.gh/

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
University calendar, university statistics, the library, etc. Based in Kumasi, Ghana. http://www.knust.edu.gh/
See also information from the Universities of Ghana Overseas Office (UGOO), based in London, U.K. http://www.ghanauniversities.com/kust.htm

Regent University College of Science and Technology (Regent-Ghana)
It's mission - “To educate and enlighten a community of learners at a distinctive cutting-edge African Christian University that is dedicated to preparing a highly qualified human resource in Science and Technology application for holistic socio-economic development and spiritual renewal”. http://www.regentghana.net/

University of Cape Coast
Has the Corporate strategic plan, information on Faculties, Institutes, Centers such as the Center for Research on Improving Quality of Primary Education. http://www.ucc.edu.gh

University of Education, Winneba, Ghana
See also older information from the Universities of Ghana Overseas Office. Based in Winneba. http://www.uew.edu.gh/

University of Ghana
History, faculty, courses, research institutes, the Balme Library, alumni news and more. Established in 1948 as the University College of the Gold Coast, an affiliate college of the University of London. http://www.ug.edu.gh/

University for Development Studies
"...established in 1992 as a multi-campus institution to serve the four northern regions of Ghana (Brong-Ahafo, Northern, Upper East and Upper West Regions)." Based in Tamale, Ghana. Information from the Universities of Ghana Overseas Office (UGOO). http://www.ghanauniversities.com/university_for_development_stud.htm

Universities of Ghana Overseas Office
Maintains "links with most Universities in Europe and North America as well as organisations that promote staff and student exchange programs." Based in London, U.K. http://www.ghanauniversities.com/

Valley View University
Private university which opened in 1979, an institution of the West Africa Ocean Division of the Seventh-day Adventists. Offers Bachelor’s degrees in Religious Studies, Theology, Business Administration, Accounting, and Computer Science. Located 31km from Accra. http://www.vvu.edu.gh/


Université Catholique de l’Afrique de l’Ouest, UCAO
In  French. Opened 2010. Faculties of Sciences Politiques, Sciences Économiques, and Sciences Juridiques. Based in Conakry, Guinea. http://www.ucao-uuco.com/


Africa Nazarene University
Private university established by the Church of the Nazarene in 1994. Based in Nairobi, Kenya. http://www.anu.ac.ke/

Catholic University of Eastern Africa
Private Catholic university based in Nairobi. Information on the library, etc. http://www.cuea.edu/

Daystar University
Christian university with ties to Wheaton College in Illinois. Campuses in Nairobi and Athi River. The U.S. operations have a website also. http://www.daystar.ac.ke/

Eastern Africa Journal of Humanities & Sciences (Nairobi, Kenya)
Journal published by the Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Department of Research, Nairobi, Kenya. [KF] http://www.fiuc.org/iaup/esap/publications/cuea/cueapub.php
Full text articles, in Adobe pdf, include:

  • Jane K. Onsongo, "The Life Approach Method in Teaching Christian Religious Education in Secondary Schools"
  • Paul A. Ogula, "The Evaluation Experience of Primary and Secondary Education Projects in Kenya"
  • Catherine N. Machyo, "The Catholic Church and the HIV/AIDS Pandemic in Kenya: An Exploration of Issues"
  • Book Review: Kennedy M. Moindi, "Building on the Indigenous: Selected Essays 1981-1998," by Bethwell A Ogot

Egerton University
"...the premier Agricultural public University in Kenya.  It  has  however, broadened to other areas of research and teaching such as Natural resources, Applied sciences, Education, Computer science, Medical sciences, Education, Engineering and Business studies." Based in Egerton, Kenya. http://www.egerton.ac.ke/

Kabarak University
"...a Christian based institution...., only 20KM from Nakuru town (fourth Largest town in Kenya)...." http://www.kabarak.ac.ke/

Kenya Methodist University

Kenyatta University (Nairobi)
Faculty, history of the university, etc. http://www.ku.ac.ke/

Maseno University
"Maseno University currently comprises three campuses: Siriba and College, both in Maseno Township 25km from Kisumu on the Busia road." The third campus is Kisumu City Campus. http://www.maseno.ac.ke/

Moi University (Eldoret, Kenya)
Includes information on the library, the Faculty of Information Sciences, and the Information Resource Management Centre and its Internet Cafe. http://www.mu.ac.ke/

Mombasa Polytechnic

Strathmore University
Non profit private university. "Kenya’s first multiracial school." "Strathmore College was started in 1961 as an Advanced-level Sixth Form College offering Science and Arts subjects by a group of professionals..." Has over 4,000 students studying Accountancy, Administration, Commerce, Finance, Management and Information Technology. Has a Business School. [KF] http://www.strathmore.edu/

United States International University Africa
"...the oldest and largest, private secular university in Eastern Africa." "USIU has 40 full-time faculty, 60% of whom hold doctorate degrees from universities around the world." Offers bachelors and masters degrees. Based in Nairobi, Kenya. http://www.usiu.ac.ke/

University of Nairobi
Faculty and department contact addresses, describes programs, admission fees, university history, university company websites. http://www.uonbi.ac.ke/

University of Nairobi Libraries
Has the staff directory, other campus libraries. It is a legal deposit library. "The East African Collection contains materials on Kenya in particular and East African in general...As well as books, the collection contains periodicals on East African Studies, government publications, manuscripts, all thesis from the University of East Africa and the University of Nairobi." http://library.uonbi.ac.ke/website/index.html

University of Nairobi Press (Nairobi)
Has new titles list, the complete booklist. Publishes academic titles and school text books. Their European and North American distributor is African Books Collective. Based in Nairobi, Kenya. [KF] http://www.uonbi.ac.ke/press/


National University of Lesotho (Roma)
Official page.
See also its Institute of Southern African Studies which lists its publications.http://www.nul.ls/institutes/isas.htm

National University of Lesotho Library
Staff directory, library news, etc. http://www.nul.ls/library/


Cuttington University College
The College " 120 miles north of Monrovia, is the oldest private, coeducational, four-year, degree-granting institution in sub-Saharan Africa." History of the College and its relations with the United States, photographs (including from the 1960s), list of college alumni and faculty, a 1999 talk by the College President on the history and present situation of the College, news. [KF] http://www.cuttington.org/

Stella Maris Polytechnic
A Catholic university in Monrovia, Liberia. Was formerly the Arthur Barclay Technical Institute -ABTI and formerly Don Bosco Polytechnic. It is "recognized by the Ministry of Education, Republic of Liberia..." http://smp.edu.lr/

[Tubman] William V. S. Tubman University
"Liberia's second government-owned and operated university after the University of Liberia" Formerly William V.S. Tubman College of Science and Technology Tubman University. Staff directory. Based in Harper, Maryland County. http://www.tubmanuniversity.org/

University of Liberia
"The University of Liberia was established in 1862 as Liberia College and became a University in 1951....the oldest degree-granting institution in West Africa." http://universityliberia.org/


Université d'Antananarivo
In French. Includes information on Faculté de Médecine and other faculties, on institutes such as L'Institut de Civilisations-Musée d'Art et d'Archéologie, Institut pour la Maîtrise de l'Energie, l'Institut & Observatoire de Géophysique d'Antananarivo, Laboratoire des Radioisotopes. http://www.univ-antananarivo.mg/

Universit? de Fianarantsoa
In French. Has an Institut des Sciences et Techniques de l'Environnement, a Faculté de Droit, a Faculté des Sciences. http://www.univ-fianar.mg/

Universite de Mahajanga
In French. Includes the Institut d'Odonto-Stomatologie Tropicale de Madagascar . See also L'Enseignement Supérieur à Madagascar. http://www.refer.mg/madag_ct/edu/minesup/mahajang/mahajang.htm

Universit? Nord Madagascar
In French. See also L'Enseignement Supérieur à Madagascar. http://www.refer.mg/madag_ct/edu/minesup/antsiran/antsiran.htm

Universit? de Toamasina
In French. Under construction. Former site had information on the centers - Centre d' Études et de Recherches Ethnologiques et Linguistiques, Centre d' Enseignement de Langues Vivantes Appliquées, Centre pour l' Environnement et le Développement Intégré, Centre de Formation pour l' Entrepreneuriat, on the École Nationale Supérieure des Douanes, Educapole: Université Virtuelle Francophone. http://www.univ-toamasina.mg/

Universit? de Toliara
See also L'Enseignement Supérieur à Madagascar. http://www.refer.mg/madag_ct/edu/minesup/toliara/toliara.htm


Bunda College Alumni
Site for alumni of Bunda College, University of Malawi alumni. Seeks to connect "Bunda College students, graduates and faculty members. Agriculture is one of the leading sectors of Malawi's economy. As such, key players of this sectors should be well informed and connected." Discussion forum, events, etc. http://buncoalumni.tripod.com/

University of Malawi. Bunda College of Agriculture

University of Malawi. Centre for Language Studies
"The Centre's main responsibility, is to promote and develop Malawian languages. To do this, the Centre will conduct research/ consultancy in Malawian languages such as Chichewa, Chitumbuka, Chiyao, Chisena, Chiitonga, Chilomwe etc." Hosts MaLex - Malawi Lexicon Project. Publishes Malilime Journal, has a Chichewa dictionary project. http://unima-cls.org/

University of Malawi. College of Medicine
Includes information on the Library. http://www.medcol.mw/

University of Malawi. Polytechnic


Université ouverte des 5 Continents
Les universités de Bamako et de Paris 8, avec le soutien de l'Agence universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF) organisent l'Université ouverte des 5 Continents à Tombouctou (Mali). http://www.universite-cinq-continents.org/


Universit? de Nouakchott
In French. Hosts domain name registration for the country. http://www.univ-nkc.mr/

Universit? de Nouakchott. Biblioth?que Universitaire
In French. Includes information on other campus libraries and a list of outside Mauritanian libraries. Hosts the site for Reseau RIBAT, R?seau National d'information & de Documentation. http://www.univ-nkc.mr/BU/

Universite Virtuelle Africaine, Campus de Nouakchott
In French. A distance education program of the World Bank and l'Universit? de Nouakchott. http://dns2.univ-nkc.mr/uva/


University of Mauritius
Includes the University's Newsletter (scroll down), faculty, courses, university history, student organizations, etc. http://www.uom.ac.mu/

University of Technology, Mauritius
Founded 2000. Pointe-aux-Sables, Mauritius. http://ncb.intnet.mu/utm/


[Matos] Narciso Matos. An Interview
Interview with Matos, Carnegie Corporation of New York Senior Program Office, former Secretary-General of the Association of African Universities, and former Vice Chancellor, Eduardo Mondlane University. Concerns his youth, changes at independence, African universities. See also "Partnership to Strengthen African Universities" on educational collaboration by Carnegie. Article from the Carnegie Reporter, (New York) Vol. 1/No. 1, Summer 2000. [KF] http://www.carnegie.org/reporter/01/narciso_matos/

Universidade Eduardo Mondlane
In Portuguese. Official site.  University history, council minutes, the libraries, number of students by province enrolled in various faculties, the Boletim Informativo, campus research centers (Centro de Estudos Africanos, Centro de Informatica, etc.), the faculties, the Arquivo Historica de Mocambique, etc. [KF] http://www.uem.mz

Universidade Pedagógica
In Portuguese. "A UP é uma Universidade pública moçambicana que tem a principal missão de formar professores e quadros da educação com nível superior, dotando-os de instrumentos científicos e pedagógico-didácticos que lhes permitam ministrar um ensino de elevada qualidade no sector da educação." http://www.up.ac.mz/


Polytechnic of Namibia (Windhoek)
"The Polytechnic of Namibia has its roots in the establishment of the Academy for Tertiary Education by Act No. 13 of 1980. Has Schools of Commerce & Management, Communications & Legal Training, Engineering & Applied Science and Centres for Hospitality Training and Distance Education, the library which has an online catalog, PolyCat and a newsletter called Bibliomane. student newspaper Echoes, etc. http://www.polytechnic.edu.na/

University Centre for Studies in Namibia (TUCSIN)
The Centre seeks to "foster the academic education of Namibians by implementing formal, informal or non-formal education projects." Sponsors the Rehoboth Museum. "Scholars, scientists or students involved in research in higher academical education in Namibia can become associated with TUCSIN..." http://www.tucsin.org/

University of Namibia
Information on univeristy history and administrative officers, faculty, courses, centres, student affairs, events, etc. http://www.unam.na/

University of Namibia Library (Windhoek)
Information on staff, the Special Collections which include Namibiana, pages of the Subject Librarians. The University Archives has a database of holdings of the United Nations Institute for Namibia Collection and the Tjitendero Collection. The Library hosts the NAMLIT database of publications on Namibia published anywhere from 1778 to date. Has an online catalog. Access can be slow. http://library.unam.na/


Abdou Moumouni University of Niamey
Information about the University in Niamey, founded in 1971 from the web site of the Atlas of Natural and Agronomic Resources of Niger and Benin at the University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany. http://www.uni-hohenheim.de/~atlas308/gen_info/html/english/uam_engl.htm


Adamawa State University (Mubi, Nigeria)

African University of Science and Technology
"The African University of Science and Technology (AUST) is a private, pan-african, coeducational, research university located in Abuja, Nigeria." http://www.aust.edu.ng/

ABTI - American University of Nigeria
"...founded by the Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, and a group of Nigerians interested in creating a world-class, American-style University in Nigeria." "...established with the support of the American University in Washington DC." Schools of Arts & Sciences, Entrepreneurship & Business Management, and Information Technology & Communications and an American curriculum. All students take a course in business entrepreneurship. "The University provides each student with a free laptop computer and software, and provides free, high speed, wireless Internet access 24 hours a day." Based in Yola, Adamawa State, Nigeria. http://www.aun.edu.ng/

Ahmadu Bello University
"established in 1962 by the Government of the then Northern Region of Nigeria" Home of the Kashim Ibrahim Library. The Library has an Open Access Institutional Repository with online research. Based in Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria. https://abu.edu.ng/

Ahmadu Bello University, Arewa House. Centre for Historical Documentation and Research.
"is concerned with procuring, preserving, analyzing and discussing issues of national and International interest and in particular with issues of specific interest to the development of northern Nigeria." holds "books and manuscripts including higher degree dissertations from various Universities in Nigeria and abroad." Has a "rare collection of Arabic manuscripts, Premier’s office records, government publications, Newspapers and other serial publications, Based in Zaria, Nigeria. https://arewahouse.abu.edu.ng/

Its Arabic Manuscript collection has c 1,400 MSS from four private collections - Modibbo Ahmadu Fofure Collection, the Sheikh Ahmad Arabi Jos Collection, the Mallam Musa Ganan Daji Jos Collection, and the Mallam Ahmad Gwaraje, Kiyawa Collection. Mss. date from the 14th to 20th century. Topics include politics, history, grammar poetry, astronomy, traditional medicine, Mahdism, etc. They are in Arabic, Ajami and Naskh script. 

Ambrose Alli University (Formely Edo State University)
P.M.B. 14, Ekpoma, Edo State, Nigeria. http://www.aauekpoma.edu.ng/

Bayero University, Kano (BUK)
History of the university, faculty and departments, courses.  The Library has an institutional repository. https://www.buk.edu.ng/

Beni American University
Offers online and distance education. Partners with Centre for Entrepreneurship, Atlanta Metropolitan State College in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. http://beniamerican.org/

Council for Nigerian Higher Education
"The Council is a US non-profit organization providing area study opportunities on Africa through academic support to institutions, seminars for businesses and a national information clearinghouse on Africa." Has a directory of Nigerian Universities, Colleges of Education, and Polytechnics. Based in Rockville, Maryland. http://www.cnhe.org/

Covenant University
A private Pentecostal Christian university. Opened 2002. Publishes several journals with articles online. Library. Its Institutional Repository has abstracts for Ph.d. theses and some full text articles. The Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings ranks it No. 1 in Nigeria and says "The Nigerian Universities Commission named it the best private university in Nigeria in its 2018 rankings."  Based at Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria. https://www.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/

Federal College of Education (Technical) Gusau
Courses in business, education. Based in Gusau, Zamfara State, Nigeria. http://www.fcegusau.com/

Federal University of Technology
One of the four Federal Universities of Technology. Has a Anti-Corruption and Transparency Monitoring Unit (ACTU). Based in Akure, Ondo-State, Nigeria. http://www.futa.edu.ng/

Lagos State University
Official site. School calendar. Admission lists, etc. http://www.lasunigeria.org/

Nelson Mandela Institution
"Nelson Mandela Institution for Knowledge Building and the Advancement of Science and Technology in Sub-Saharan Africa (NMI) is a private and independent organization established [2004]....." NMI is "establishing the African Institute of Science and Technology (AIST). AIST will be a world-class..... institution and will produce young entrepreneurs..." "NMI will also develop the Sub-Saharan African Learning Network (SSALN) to promote continuing education..." and "the Gulf of Guinea Institute (G2I)...." to be a world-class pan-African center providing advanced professional development and specialized techno-economic services to the oil and gas industry in the Gulf of Guinea region. It is supported by the World Bank Institute, Diaspora of African scientists and engineers, Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT), and the International Finance Corporation (IFC). Offices in Washington, D. C. and Abuja, Nigeria. http://www.nmiscience.org/

Nigeria Gallery - Higher Education Directory
Nigerian yellow pages / business directory. Includes a directory of educational institutions. http://www.nigeriagalleria.com

Nigeria. National Universities Commission
Official site. "...a parastatal of the Federal Ministry of education charged with the responsibilities of orderly development of universities in Nigeria." Directory of Nigerian universities, statistics (staff by sex and discipline, student enrollment by sex and state of origin, student enrollment by sex and discipline). [KF] http://www.nuc.edu.ng/Universities/Universities.htm

Obafemi Owolowo University
Links to the Faculty of Arts, History Department, Languages & Literature Department, Music Department, Faculty of Science, Nigerian Institute of Physics, Faculty of Technology, etc. Based in Ile-Ife, Nigeria. http://www.oauife.edu.ng/

Obademi Awolowo University Alumni Association - Great Ife Alumni Association
A USA registered, non-profit, TAX exempt alumni association. Based in Texas. http://www.greatifealumni.org/

Pan African University. School of Media and Communication
"The primary goal of the School of Media and Communication is the formation of media and communication professionals..." Held a 2011 Nollywood in Africa conference. Based in Lagos, Nigeria. http://www.smc.edu.ng/

Renaissance University
Private university. Offers courses in the sciences and business administration. Based in Ugbawka, Enugu State, Nigeria. http://www.rnu.edu.ng/

Rivers State University of Science and Technology (Port Harcourt)
"...the first technological University in Nigeria was established in 1980 from the Rivers State College of Science & Technology, established in 1972." "it is the only University in Nigeria that offers a degree in Marine Engineering, the only one with an Institute of Pollution Studies, the only one with an Institute of Geosciences & Space Technology and the only one with a Centre for Niger Delta Studies." Information on Faculty / Deans, press releases, photos of university events, the library, international cooperation, etc. http://www.rsust.edu.ng

Tai Solarin University of Education

University of Ado-Ekiti
"Founded 1982 as Obafemi Awolowo University, and renamed as Ondo State University in 1985, the University adopted its present name in 1999." Based in Ado – Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria. http://www.unadportal.com/

University of Benin
Official site. Includes the College of Medicine, Institute of Child Health, the Nigerian Universities Education Student's Association (NUESA), the University Main Library (John Harris Library) and more. Based in Benin City, Nigeria. [KF] http://www.uniben.edu/

University of Ibadan

University of Ibadan Alumni Home Page
Unofficial site. http://unibadanalumni.com/ui/index.shtml

University of Ibadan. Department of Adult Education
Staff directory, programs, history, abstracts of theses submitted to the Department. [KF] http://www.aanfe.ui.edu.ng/

University of Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria
Staff lists (and phone nos., some email addresses) for the various faculty, the University Library, information on the October 2006 Biotechnology Conference, etc. http://www.unijos.edu.ng/

University of Jos Project
Cliff Missen from the University of Iowa spent September 1998 through July 1999 at the University of Jos as a Fulbright Scholar, teaching about computers, networking, and the Internet. His project assisted "with establishing Internet connectivity, setting up the university's first local area network, training technicians, and teaching about multimedia while digitizing materials for the World Wide Web." cludes an account by his family of their year in Jos. [KF] http://www.widernet.org/josproject/

University of Lagos
Information on the faculties, library, etc. http://www.unilag.edu/

University of Lagos. Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU UniLag
ASUU "grew out of the Nigerian Association of Teachers (NAUT)" established in 1965. Provides legal, and other services. Publishes the Journal of Contemporary Issues. Supports the Academic Research Foundation. Has articles on academic staff issues. Based in Lagos. [KF] http://www.asuulag.org

University of Nigeria, Nsukka
Established in 1955. "University of Nigeria Nsukka is one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions." Based in Nsukka, Enugu State (Eastern Nigeria). Has the table of contents of its journals, IKENGA, and IKORO. http://www.unn.edu.ng

Usmanu Danfodiyo University (Sokoto)

Universities in Nigeria
Private sector site. A directory of Nigerian universities. http://universitiesinnigeria.net/

Universities of Nigeria.com
Directory of universities, Nigeria education news, Nigerian universities ranking and student reviews. http://universitiesofnigeria.com/


Kigali Institute of Science, Technology and Management
"Born on November 1st 1997, officially inaugurated in April 1998, ..." Campus news, the Rector's Presentations, Graduation speeches, the Library, photographs (including Pres. Bill Clinton's visit), Based in Kigali. [KF] http://www.kist.ac.rw/

Universite Libre de Kigali
In French and English. "Kigali Independent University is a higher institution of learning...created on 15th March, 1996 by the Rwandan Association for the Promotion of Education and Culture (ARPEC)." It has three faculties - The Faculty of Economic Sciences and Management,.The Faculty of Social Sciences with 3 departments (Sociology, Administration, Demography), and the Faculty of Law. "ULK has recently been accepted by the ''Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie'' (AUF) as a full member (with all rights)." [KF] http://www.ulk.ac.rw/

Universite Nationale du Rwanda / National University of Rwanda (Butare, Rwanda)
In French and English. University history, the Research Committee (e-mail: research@nur.ac.rw), information on the town of Butare, the Faculties, the Centre de gestion des conflits / Centre for Conflict Management, the Centre de recherche et d'information en socio-economie rurale, the Centre Universitaire des Arts, the Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches Contemporaines en Sciences Humaines (CERCOSH), etc. [KF] http://www.nur.ac.rw/

Université Nationale du Rwanda. Centre de gestion des conflits / National University of Rwanda. Centre for Conflict Management (CCM)
"...an action research centre at the National University of Rwanda, dedicated to the management of the Rwandan conflict through social dissemination of university research results on overcoming conflicts in form of educational tools, action policy papers, advisory and consultation services." Publishes Cahiers. http://www.nur.ac.rw/management_fr.htm

Université Nationale du Rwanda / National University of Rwanda. School of Public Health
In French and English. The School provides a public health post graduate program at the University of Rwanda (NUR). http://nur-sph.org/

Université Nationale du Rwanda. University Center of Arts and Drama
"...the University Center for Arts aims at dynamising arts and culture, in order to bring its contribution to the strategies of reconciliation, peace and national unity. Moreover, it will promote the international extension of Rwandan culture." Based in Butare, Rwanda. http://www.nur.ac.rw/artcenter1.htm

University of Global Health Equity 
Founded  with support from  Partners In Health, the Cummings Foundation [https://www.cummingsfoundation.org/.htm], the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and the Rwanda Government. Based in Kigali, Rwanda. https://ughe.org/


Universite Cheikh Anta Diop

UCAD was formerly the University of Dakar. Describes the Faculties, research institutes, the professional schools, the university library, the Institut Fondamental d’Afrique Noire, IFAN. A biography and bibliography for Cheikh Anta Diop, links to Senegal sites. http://www.ucad.sn/

Université Gaston Berger de Saint-Louis
In French. Formerly the Université de Saint-Louis. Information on its research units, library, etc. News. Based in Saint-Louis, Senegal. http://www.ugb.sn/

Sierra Leone

Njala University College
"...established as a Public Institution in Sierra Leone, by the Universities Act of 2005 with responsibility to undertake training in Agriculture, Education, Environmental Sciences, Social Sciences, Community Health Sciences and Technology at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels." Based in Freetown, Sierra Leone. http://www.nu-online.com/
See also the Friends of Njala University site based in Germany.

Somalia and Somaliland

Amoud University (Borama, Awdal, Somalia)
"It is the first higher education of its kind in post-civil war in Somalia." Has a Center for Family and Gender Studies, Center for Culture, Peace and Conflict Resolution, and a Center for Research and Development. Information on faculty, news, the libraries, chronology of the university. [KF] http://www.amouduniversity.net/

Gollis University (Hargeisa, Somaliland)
"....a fully accredited baccalaureate-granting institution" Offers two year and four year degrees. Began as "Somaliland's first most comprehensive junior college with boarding facilities. Offers degrees in business, education, engineering and law." Located 13kms North of Hargeisa, Somaliland, accredited by the Government of Somaliland, Ministry of Education, Hargeisa, Somaliland. http://www.gollisuniversity.com/

Mogadishu University (Mogadishu, Somalia)
Private non-profit institution of higher learning established in 1996. Has a history of the university, Institute for Somali Studies, university projects planned. Address: P.0. Box: 27081, Dubai, United Arab Emirates Tel: 252 -59-44115 Somalia Fax: 252-1-216820 Somalia E-mail: somalia@somaliaedu.com http://www.mogadishuuniversity.com/

Somaliland University of Technology, SUTECH
Began in 2000 as the Hargeisa College of Applied Arts and Technology (Hargeisa CAAT). "SUTECH is the only stand alone technical university in Somaliland and is offering for the first time, an 'Interdisciplinary undergraduate programme in Global Development and Environmental Studies'. Accredited by the Ministry of Education, Government of Somaliland. Based in Hargeisa, Somaliland. http://www.somalilanduniversity.org/

South Africa

Cape Higher Education Consortium, CHEC
CHEC is a collaborative project of four tertiary education institutions in the Western Cape of South Africa: the University of Cape Town, University of Stellenbosch, University of the Western Cape and Cape Peninsula University of Technology. http://www.chec.ac.za/

Michigan State Univ. African Studies Center. Resources on South African Higher Education
An extensive directory of "Information on South African higher education institutions and organizations plus resources on higher education transformation, partnerships, and study abroad." http://www.isp.msu.edu/AfricanStudies/SAHiEdcn.htm

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
"...opened on 1 January 2005, the result of a merger of the PE Technikon, the University of Port Elizabeth and the Port Elizabeth campus of Vista University." Based in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. http://www.nmmu.ac.za/

North-West University | NWU
In English, Setswana, Afrikaans. Campuses in Mafikeng and Potchefstroom (North-West Province) and Vaal Triangele (Gauteng Province). Founded 2004 thru the merger of Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education and the University of the North-West. Also includes the former Sebokeng Campus of Vista University. The Chancellor is Kgosi Leruo Molotlegi. The Vice-Chancellor is Dr. Theuns Eloff. http://www.nwu.ac.za

South African Universities
From University of Cape Town Library: http://www.lib.uct.ac.za/institution.htm
From Witwatersrand University: http://sunsite.wits.ac.za/links/education.htm
From Yahoo

Technikon SA
"...the largest institution for career-specific distance education in Southern Africa. Its learners come mainly from South Africa, but there is a growing number of learners from other African countries. Established in 1980 as Technikon RSA, the Technikon SA now offer more than 70 study programmes." The main campus is in Florida, South Africa. http://www.tsa.ac.za/

University of Cape Town

University of Fort Hare

University of the Free State (formerly University of the Orange Free State)
General information, faculty, student information, events, etc. Prof. Jonathan Jansen is Vice-Chancellor and Rector. Based in Bloemfontein. http://www.uovs.ac.za/

University of Johannesburg
A new university formed from a merger between Rand Afrikaans University, Technikon Witwatersrand and and several campuses of Vista University. Dr. Ihron Rensburg was elected as the first permanent Vice-Chancellor and Principal. Based in Auckland Park and Doornfontein. http://www.uj.ac.za/

University of KwaZulu Natal
The University of KwaZulu-Natal unites two major educational institutions in KwaZulu-Natal – the University of Natal and the University of Durban-Westville. [KF] http://www.ukzn.ac.za/

University of KwaZulu Natal. Gandhi-Luthuli Documentation Centre
Formerly Univ. of Durban-Westville. The "Center is a unique archive and museum concerned with documenting the 'new' history of Kwa-Zulu Natal." Includes a biography section with profiles especially of South African Indian nationalists. Has online exhibits (Gandhi: Mahatma in the Making, 1893-1914 by K. Chetty, and Gandhi, Lutuli, King, Mandela : a legacy for the future.) and an index to Fiat Lux, a journal published by the Department of Indian Affairs. [KF] http://scnc.ukzn.ac.za/

University of Limpopo - Medunsa Campus
The Medical University of Southern Africa (MEDUNSA) and the University of the North has merged into the University of Limpopo (www.ul.ac.za). http://www.medunsa.ac.za/

University of the North-West
"The birth of the University of North-West (UNW), formerly known as the University of Bophuthatswana, is a tribute to the efforts of the people of the North West Province. In a spontaneous movement from the late 1960s to the early 1970s they raised the sum of R100 000 as a contribution to the establishment of their own university. After the democratic change that took place in South Africa in 1994, the University community voted by popular ballot to change the name from University of Bophuthatswana to University of North-West." Based in Mmabatho, North West Province, South Africa. http://www.uniwest.ac.za/

University of Pretoria
See the Faculty of Education, the Dept. of Telematic Learning and Education Innovation, the Centre for Science Education. Has full text (in Adobe PDF) South African government acts for 1997 and up to mid-1998, the Annual Review, etc. [KF] http://www.up.ac.za/

University of Stellenbosch (Matieland, South Africa)
In English and Afrikaans. Has the Bureau for Economic Research many other institutes, and the University Library Service. http://www.sun.ac.za/

University of Transkei
Merging Jan. 1, 2005 with other institutions to become Walter Sisulu University for Technology and Science, Eastern Cape. Information on staff, the Faculties (Faculty of Education and other faculties), the university library etc. Has press releases. http://www.utr.ac.za/

University of the Western Cape
Established 1959. The Vice-Chancellor is Brian O'Connell. Based in Bellville, South Africa. http://www.uwc.ac.za/

University of the Witwatersrand
The Wits Alumni E-Mail Forum Newsletter has information on issues such as the Controversy Involving the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Senate Debate on Academic Freedom , etc. http://www.wits.ac.za/

University of the Witwatersrand. Wits Institute for Social & Economic Research (WISER)
Has many full text papers from its Wits Interdisciplinary Research Seminar. Research programs include: Law, Criminality and the Moral Logics of Everyday Life; Meanings of Money and Cultures of Economic Rationality; Rethinking 'Race'; Cultures of Sexuality and Power; The Limits of the State. Based at the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. http://wiserweb.wits.ac.za/

University of Zululand

Vista University
Ceased. See Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University. http://www.nmmu.ac.za/

Walter Sisulu University for Technology and Science, Eastern Cape
"On 1 January 2005, Border Technikon, Eastern Cape Technikon and the University of Transkei will merge to form the Walter Sisulu University for Technology and Science, Eastern Cape, South Africa which will be the new comprehensive university serving the underdeveloped regions of the Eastern Cape from the Fish River to the Umzimkhulu River." http://www.wsu.ac.za


Ahfad University for Women
A private university in Omdurman, Sudan dedicated to educating women. Describes academic program, history, library, etc. They publish the Ahfad Journal and are partners with the Sudan-American Foundation for Education. [KF] http://www.ahfad.org/

Bayan Science and Technology University College (BSTC)
A new private university college in Khartoum. "BSTC was founded in 1997 by a number of university professors, engineers, and computer professionals. It offers Bachelor degrees in Computer Science, Electronic Systems Engineering and Computer Information Science. http://www.bayantech.edu

University of Dongola
In Arabic. Has contact email addresses. Based in Dongola, Northern State, Sudan. http://www.uofd.edu.sd/

University of Juba


University of Swaziland

University of Swaziland. Faculty of Education
Offers a Master of Education in Curriculum and Teaching. http://www.uniswa.sz/academics/educ/

University of Swaziland. Institute of Distance Education
Information on courses and staff. [KF] http://www.uniswa.sz/academics/ide/


Mount Meru University
"...formerly known as the International Baptist Theological Seminary of Eastern Africa, is located near Arusha Tanzania. The school was organized in 1962 by the first Southern Baptist missionaries to East Africa. For over forty years the Faculty of Theology has been training church leader who now serve in several East African countries." "In September of 2003 the school received permission from the government of Tanzania to become Mount Meru University, an accredited institution." http://www.mmu.ac.tz

Public university opened in 1994. Under Publications / Research Archives has full text Masters Theses online. http://www.out.ac.tz/

Sokoine University of Agriculture (Morogoro,Tanzania)
"The university was created in July 1984 from the former Faculty of Agriculture, Forestry, and Veterinary Science of the University of Dar es Salaam..." Its Solomon Mahlangu Campus in Mazimbu, Morogoro was formerly the African National Congress's [South Africa] Solomon Mahlangu Freedom College (SOMAFCO). http://www.suanet.ac.tz/
Hosts the Sokoine National Agricultural Library (SNAL) - established by an Act of Parliament No. 21 of 1991, which elevated the former university library to a national agricultural library. Hosts the Journal of Agricultural Economics and Development and the Agricultural Economics Society of Tanzania

St. Augustine University of Tanzania
Catholic university "established in 1998,... the successor of the Nyegezi Social Training Institute (NSTI) founded in 1960..... by the Catholic White Fathers (now called the Missionaries of Africa),.." Hosts the Tanzania Pastoral Research Institute. Based near Mwanza, Tanzania. http://www.saut.ac.tz/

Tanzania. Government - Education
The official Tanzania government site has a section on education including a directory of higher education institutions. http://www.tanzania.go.tz/educationf.html

Tumaini University
"Founded by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania (ELCT) in 1996." "The establishment of the University follows the decision of the government of Tanzania to liberalize the education sector and subsequent enactment of the Education (Amendment) Act No. 10 of 1995. The University is recognized by the Higher Education Accreditation Council." Comprises Iringa University College, Kilimanjaro Christian Medical College, Makumira University College. Based near Moshi, Tanzania. http://www.elct.org/tumaini.html

University of Dar es Salaam
Information for the Institute of Kiswahili Research, etc. Has university addresses, a senior administration directory, News and Events (academic). A Tanzania Home page will have history, geography, a who's who. http://www.udsm.ac.tz/

University of Dar es Salaam. Institute of Development Studies
Has full text documents, in Adobe PDF, such as:

  • "Family Planning and Reproductive Rights in Tanzania" by Peter Kopoka (1999, 40 p.)
  • "Human Rights and Child Welfare in Sub-Saharan Africa" by Kopoka, Peter (1999, 32 p.) which includes street children in Dar es Salaam. [KF]



Universite du Benin
In French. Includes: Ecoles et Instituts, Facultes, Unite de Recherche Demographique.Also informatin on living in Lome, Togo, hotels, tourism. http://www.ub.tg


Central Buganda University
"...started as a mission project in February 2000 by Dr. John Veldhuis, a volunteer in mission of the Anglican Church of Canada. The university fills the need for higher education for teachers and clergy." It is located in a rural area 96 km west of Kampala, the capital. Offers degrees in theology, education, agriculture, and business administration. Issues of its newsletter, The Drum Call are online. [KF] http://www.centralbugandauniversity.info/

Kampala International University
"...a private Institution of higher education located at Kansanga, 3Km from Kampala city.." Offers courses in business, information technology, education, the social sciences. Information from Enter Uganda.com's site. [KF] http://www.enteruganda.com/brochures/kiu.htm

Kigezi International School of Medicine
Trains primary care physicians, offers the M.D. degree. Cost is $23,922 per Academic Year. Based in Kabale, Uganda. [KF] http://www.kigezi.edu/

Kyambogo University

Makerere University
Events, directories for administrators, study opportunities, departments (nine faculties, seven institutes and five schools), the university library, university guesthouse, etc. Offers distance learning through the Makerere University Institute of Adult and Continuing Education established in 1953. http://mak.ac.ug/

Makerere University Alumni Association

Makerere University. Business School
Includes a list of their publications. http://www.mubs.ac.ug/

Makerere University. Department of Women and Gender Studies (Kampala, Uganda)
A multidisciplinary academic unit. "The Department’s goal is to contribute to development in Uganda through ensuring gender is an integral part of the development process." Offers B.A. and M.A. degrees. Has abstracts and some full text papers of the 8th International Interdisplinary Congress on Women, July 21 - 26, 2002. [KF] http://www.womenstudies.mak.ac.ug/

Makerere University. Faculty of Law
Its Human Rights and Peace Centre has full text publications on line. The Refugee Law Project has full text publications. The Law, Gender & Sexuality Research Project has full text publications. The Faculty of Law has a Sexual Harrassment Policy and Guidelines. http://law.mak.ac.ug/

Makerere University. Faculty of Technology

Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST)
Uganda's second public university (after Makerere), founded in 1989. Has a Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Science with Education, Faculty of Development Studies, Institute of Tropical Forest Conservation, and a University teaching hospital. Based in Mbarara, Uganda. [KF] http://www.must.8m.net/

Mountains of the Moon University (Fort Portal, Uganda)
A non-profit community university, opened in 2005. "The university is unique in Uganda as it was conceived and founded by leaders in the local community in western Uganda." Temporary home of records from the Uganda National Archives. The University plans a program in archive and museum studies. http://www.mmu.ac.ug/

Uganda Christian University
A private university established by the Province of the Church of Uganda in 1997. It is located twenty-three kilometers from Uganda’s capital and main city, Kampala, on the main road to Jinja. http://www.ucu.ac.ug/

Uganda Martyrs University (Kampala, Uganda)
A Catholic university...in a rural area on the equator at Nkozi, some 82 km west of Kampala." The first Academic Year opened 18th October 1993. "Uganda Martyrs is fully recognised by the Ministry of Education in Uganda and its degrees are confered autonomously..." [KF] http://www.fiuc.org/umu/


Northrise University Initiative
Project, initiated by a Glendale, California non-profit corporation, to establish a "Christ-Centered" unniversity to specialize in Theological and Business degrees to be located in Ndola Zambia. http://www.northrise.org/

University of Zambia
Includes faculty lists, courses, university e-mail addresses, news, speeches, university history, the Legal Information Institute, University of Zambia Student's Union, university projects, the Institute of Economic and Social Research, the University's Strategic Plan (153 p. in Adobe pdf), etc. http://www.unza.zm/

University of Zambia Library


Africa University (Mutare)
A private university funded by the United Methodist Church. Opened March 1992. The first faculties are theology, agriculture, and natural resources. Has a library and students from 20 African countries. Based in Mutare, Zimbabwe. http://www.africau.edu/

National University of Science and Technology, Zimbabwe
University, in Bulawayo, established by an Act of the Zimbabwe Parliament in 1991. http://www.nust.ac.zw/

University of Zimbabwe (Harare)
Faculty, courses, the library, centers / institutes (Center for Defence Studies). http://www.uz.ac.zw/

Women's University in Africa
Article from China Radio Interntional about WUA in Marondera, 80 kilometers east of Zimbabwe's capital Harare, "The university of this nature is the second one in Africa following the first one which was opened in the Sudan to cater for Islamic women.""The university will initially have its degree programs in affiliation with the University of Zimbabwe and the Zimbabwe Open University." http://english.cri.com.cn/english/2001/Jul/22579.htm


Africa University (Mutare)
A private university funded by the United Methodist Church. Opened March 1992. The first faculties are theology, agriculture, and natural resources. Has a library and students from 20 African countries. Based in Mutare, Zimbabwe. http://www.africau.edu/

African Virtual University
In English and French. Project, formerly led by the World Bank, Independent Inter-governmental organization. Courses are delivered through the internet and satellite broadcast to over 34 learning centres in Africa.[KF] http://www.avu.org/
See also:Diagne, Mactar - "African Virtual University"   - General 2 page article. From the e-journal, TechKnowLogia, January/February 2000 Issue. http://www.techKnowLogia.org

Université Senghor
In French. Une "université francophone au service du développement africain" Les enseignements de l'Université Senghor sont dispensés par un corps professoral international et éminemment compétent. Particulièrement attratifs, ils sont adaptés aux réalités de développement des pays francophones en prenant en compte la dimension multiculturelle (30 nationalités y sont représentées). The University was inaugurated in 1990. Formed with the support of the Agence Intergouvernementale de la Francophonie. Based in Alexandria, Egypt. http://www.usenghor-francophonie.org/

Multiple universities

Africa Education (Florida, South Africa)
A directory of education institutions, mainly in South Africa. http://africaeducation.org/

African Higher Education Directory
Directory of higher education institutions, organizations, reports, conferences, partnerships, African education directories. http://africa.msu.edu/AUP/

Agence universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF)
In French. Formerly AUPELF-UREF, Association des universit?s partiellement ou enti?rement de langue fran?aise - Universit? des r?seaux d'expression fran?aise. Has a very good directory of Francophone Africa higher education institutions, etc. http://www.auf.org/

Association of African Universities / Association des Universités Africaines
In English and French.  The AAU is "an international non-governmental organisation set up by the universities in Africa..." Has a directory of members, full-text documents on higher education in Africa, newsletter, links to African university web sites, etc. The Secretariat is in Accra, Ghana. http://www.aau.org/

College and University Home Pages
International Universities: http://www.findaschool.org/
South African Universities (from South Africa National Research Foundation)

eSAP Project. Electronic Supply of Academic Publications to and from universities in developing regions.
Academic project, focusing on East Africa, to publish African university research online and to assist the university partners with access licenses to e-journals. Subject emphasis is on development, business management. Read full text research reports from universities in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe. For example, see full text publications, in Adobe pdf, from Sokoine University on agriculture, food security, gender imbalance,etc. "an initiative of the International Association of University Presidents (IAUP), in cooperation with the International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU) and VL.I.R. : the Flemish Interuniversity Council (Belgium). http://www.fiuc.org/esap/index2.php?page=esaphome

Higher Education Institutions in African and Neighboring Islands
Links or email addresses of institutions from Algeria to Zimbabwe. Maintained by Dr. Gary Watkins, Chemistry Dept. Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa. http://www.chem.ru.ac.za/afuniv.html

Inter-University Council for East Africa. Members
Directory of higher education institutions in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda. The IUCEA is based in Kampala, Uganda. http://www.iucea.org/?jc=members

Ranking Web - Webometrics
"Since 2004, the Ranking Web (or Webometrics Ranking) is published twice a year ...., covering more than 20,000 Higher Education Institutions worldwide." Top African Universities and Top Sub-Saharan Africa universities. " The "Webometrics Ranking of World Universities" is an initiative of the Cybermetrics Lab, a research group belonging to the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), the largest public research body in Spain." http://www.webometrics.info/top100_continent.asp?cont=sub-saharan

Universities in Africa
Directory of universities with web sites. Has ads. http://www.m6world.com/africa/univ/index.html

World Universities' Ranking - Websites
Ranks university web sites world-wide, including the top African university websites. "The "Webometrics Ranking of World Universities" is an initiative of the Cybermetrics Lab, a research group belonging to the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), the largest public research body in Spain." Based in Madrid, Spain. http://www.webometrics.info/

Print sources

The World of Learning. (London: Allen & Unwin, formerly published by Europa Publications). Annual.