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Top Ten(10) Oldest Universities in Africa. See the position of University Of Ghana

There are more than one thousand universities in Africa. Each university is set to train and equip students in their various relevant areas. Some universities have trained students for over a century now. In today's article, let us take a look at the top ten oldest universities in Africa.

#1. University of Al-Karaouine

This university was established in 895 AD. In order words, it is more than 2000 years old. This university can be located in Morocco.

#2. Al-Azhar University

This university is the second oldest university in Africa. It was established in 972 AD in Egypt.

#3. Fourah Bay College – University of Sierra Leone

As the name of the university even indicates, it located in Sierra Leone. It was established in 1827.

#4. University of Cape Town

This university is located in the capital city of South Africa. It was established in 1829. It is also the oldest university in South Africa.

#5. Cairo University

This popularly university in Egypt is the fifth oldest university in Africa. It was founded in 1908 in Giza.

#6. University of Algiers

Algeria top university is the sixth oldest university in Africa. It was established in 1909. 

#7. Makerere University

Number seven on our list today is in Uganda. Kampala is where this university is located. It was established in 1922.

#8. University of Ghana.

This Premier University in Ghana is the oldest university in Ghana. It I'd located in Legon. It was established in 1948.

#9. University of Ibadan

This university has the same year of establishment with University of Ghana. However University of Ghana was established months before this university. It was also established in 1948. It is located in Nigeria and it is the oldest university in Nigeria.

#10. University of Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe University falls to number ten oldest university in Africa. It was established in 1952. It is established to train medical experts.

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