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Ghana conspicuously missing in top 10 Universities in Africa

Ghana conspicuously missing in top 10 Universities in Africa

No university in Ghana has been able to make it to the top 10 universities in Africa according to the latest rankings released by the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings.

The University of Ghana, Legon which has always remained Ghana’s best bet this time round,  slipped to the 21st position in the latest ranking in best performing universities in Africa.

Legon fell into 21st position after its initial ranked in the band of 601- 800 institutions worldwide, according to a 2016 release in September last year

University of Ghana was placed 10th on the African continent in June this year by the Thompson Reuters rankings in June last year.

Meanwhile in Ghana, the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) came close to the Legon in the latest rankings with 30th rank.

The top half of the League is dominated by South African universities among which are University of South Africa and University of Johannesburg.

The likes of Makere University in Uganda and University of Ibadan in Nigeria ranked higher than any of Ghana’s institutions.

Below is the list the top 10 universities in Africa:

University of Cape Town

University of South Africa

University of Pretoria

University of Witwatersrand

Universiteit Stelenbosch

University of KwaZulu-Natal

University of Johannesburg’

University of Nairobi The American

University in Cairo

University of the Western Capetown

Story by mynewsgh

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