According to Webometrics world university ranking released this month, the best five universities in Africa are all in South Africa, while Cairo University of Egypt was ranked sixth.
The University of Nairobi emerged the seventh best in Africa and 874 in the world.
Basically, the list is made up of 7 South African universities, 1 Nigerian, 1 Egyptian and 1 kenya University.
Below is the full list of the Top 10 universities in Africa
|University||Rank in Africa||Rank in World|
|University of Cape Town||1||290|
|University of the Witwatersrand||2||455|
|University of Pretoria||4||516|
|University of Kwazulu Natal||5||641|
|University of Nairobi||7||874|
|University of Johannesburg||8||919|
|University of the Western Cape||9||938|
|University of Ibadan||10||1099|
Webometrics world university ranking is a ranking system for the world’s universities whose rankings are derived from combined indicators that takes into account parameters such as; web presence, visibility, transparency (openness) and (Scholar) excellence. It provides web indicators for more than 12,000 universities worldwide making it the largest academic ranking of Higher Education Institutions.