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University of Nairobi and Kenyatta University top other local universities in Kenya

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The University of Nairobi and Kenyatta University still top other local universities according to Webometrics. The latest university ranking placed University of Nairobi at position 9 out of Africa’s 1326 universities followed by Kenyatta University at position 34. The University of Nairobi moved from position 14 in the previous ranking. This is the highest since the ranking started in 2004. ... Read More »

University of Nairobi ranked the best learning institution in Kenya

University of Nairobi

The University of Nairobi has pushed the rivalry among the local universities a notch higher by consolidating its position as the leading institution of higher learning in Kenya. In a paid advertisement in the local dailies, the university published a full-page coloured article with the international web ranking that placed it at position one. The advert titled “UoN confirmed as ... Read More »

Private universities’ popularity on the rise

University of Nairobi

Private universities have taken up four of the top 10 most popular institutions of higher learning in the country in the latest world university ranking. Strathmore University and United States International University (USIU) have been ranked as the third and fifth respectively as the most popular universities in Kenya. University of Nairobi (UoN) still remains the most popular institution of higher ... Read More »

Kenya: 50,000 set to join public universities


More than 50,000 students who sat last year’s Form Four exam qualified for university places. This is an increase of about 11,000 from the previous year in which 42,000 students got places in the institutions. According to the data released by the Joint Admission Board, Moi University admitted the highest number from the lot, taking in 5,792 students followed by ... Read More »

Tanzania: UDSM among Africa’s top 20 universities


The University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) has been named among the top 20 performing universities in Africa. An international online Universities and Colleges ranking directory recently published its 2013 current top 100 universities and colleges in Africa, mentioning UDSM as one of the best universities. The private-owned varsity, the Hubert Kairuki Memorial University Tanzania, is also listed, scoring the ... Read More »

Kenya: Record 41,000 to join university

A total of 41,879 students who sat KCSE last year will join public universities this year. The number is 8,000 more than the 34,000 admitted last year. The minimum admission grade set by the Joint Admissions Board is B plain of 63 marks for men. The entry grade for female students was lowered by two points to stand at 61 ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes