List of best universities in Kenya and Africa

    The University if Nairobi has been ranked as the best university in Kenya.

    The institution took this position by due to its management and storage of scholarly content. The university, though, was ranked at position fourth in Africa. It came behind University of Pretoria, Stellenbosch University and University of South Africa.

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    Jomo Kenyatta University of Science and Technology was ranked as the second best university on Kenya. The university, though, took position 24 in Africa.

    Mount Kenya University — a private institution — came in third and position 26 in the region, up from position five it held last year.

    Other institutions that were ranked were United States International University (USIU-Africa) South East Kenya University, Kenyatta University, Technical University of Kenya and Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology.

    Below is the full ranking of universities in Africa:

     

    ranking World Ranksort descending Instituto Country Size Visibility Files Rich scholar
    1
    85
    University of Pretoria Institutional Repository
    bandera
    73
    146
    117
    96
    2
    124
    Stellenbosch University Scholar Repository
    bandera
    60
    309
    160
    126
    3
    197
    University of South Africa Institutional Repository
    bandera
    498
    261
    199
    293
    4
    214
    University of Nairobi Digital Repository
    bandera
    22
    602
    460
    37
    5
    241
    University of the Witwatersrand Institutional Repository
    bandera
    259
    358
    274
    263
    6
    342
    OpenUCT University of Cape Town Repository
    bandera
    235
    588
    401
    211
    7
    364
    Boloka North West University Research Repository
    bandera
    661
    541
    412
    237
    8
    411
    Council for Scientific and Industrial Research Space
    bandera
    403
    457
    472
    574
    9
    444
    Addis Ababa University Libraries Electronic Thesis and Dissertations Database
    bandera
    95
    771
    616
    232
    10
    600
    University of the Western Cape Theses and Dissertations
    bandera
    519
    773
    639
    559
    11
    616
    Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology KNUSTspace
    bandera
    395
    928
    971
    320
    12
    630
    American University in Cairo Digital Archive and Research Repository
    bandera
    666
    700
    486
    798
    13
    642
    Covenant University Repository
    bandera
    1086
    746
    882
    537
    14
    711
    Dépôt Institutionnel de l’Université Abou Bekr Belkaid Tlemcen
    bandera
    519
    1039
    788
    404
    15
    714
    University of Khartoum Digital Repository
    bandera
    99
    1198
    994
    285
    16
    758
    Sudan University for Science and Technology Institutional Repository
    bandera
    51
    1444
    1123
    159
    17
    820
    Durban University of Technology Repository
    bandera
    97
    918
    1199
    993
    18
    860
    University of the Western Cape Research Repository
    bandera
    68
    909
    1086
    1189
    19
    870
    University of Ghana Digital Collection UGSpace
    bandera
    452
    1198
    939
    576
    20
    938
    University of Zululand Institutional Repository UZSpace
    bandera
    885
    961
    954
    1079
    21
    958
    University of Biskra Repository
    bandera
    606
    1332
    1072
    606
    22
    970
    Cape Peninsula University of Technology Repository
    bandera
    540
    1198
    1207
    825
    23
    1017
    University of Zimbabwe Institutional Repository
    bandera
    131
    1104
    1106
    1260
    24
    1071
    Depot institutionnel de l’Universite Kasdi Merbah Ouargla
    bandera
    570
    57
    1250
    2045
    25
    1112
    KovsieScholar Repository University of the Free State
    bandera
    423
    1483
    1466
    843
    26
    1154
    University of Biskra Theses Repository
    bandera
    1212
    1436
    1124
    896
    27
    1253
    E-doc Université Virtuelle de Tunis
    bandera
    1801
    1152
    1085
    1334
    28
    1253
    University of Cape Town Computer Science Research Document Archive
    bandera
    1932
    1115
    872
    1383
    29
    1258
    University of Limpopo Institutional Repository
    bandera
    614
    1376
    1562
    1278
    30
    1275
    University of Namibia Scholarly Repository
    bandera
    72
    1506
    1804
    1327
    31
    1306
    eHealth Digital Library of the Tanzania Health Community
    bandera
    1374
    1104
    1277
    1588
    32
    1308
    Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology Digital Repository
    bandera
    553
    1569
    1839
    1137
    33
    1360
    AHERO African Higher Education Research Online
    bandera
    1986
    1262
    1184
    1365
    34
    1363
    Mount Kenya University Erepository
    bandera
    608
    1785
    1801
    929
    35
    1373
    Production Scientifique de l’Université M’hamed Bougara Boumerdès
    bandera
    846
    1605
    1227
    1215
    36
    1381
    Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences Institutional Repository
    bandera
    915
    1597
    1676
    1190
    37
    1392
    University of Botswana Research Innovation and Scholarship Archive
    bandera
    505
    1401
    1372
    1544
    38
    1395
    Production Scientifique de l’Université de Bouira
    bandera
    1404
    1524
    1414
    1266
    39
    1412
    Federal University of Technology Minna Institutional Repository
    bandera
    1788
    1825
    1382
    709
    40
    1415
    USIU Africa Digital Repository
    bandera
    548
    1838
    1667
    961
    41
    1420
    University of Dar es Salaam Research Repository
    bandera
    498
    1838
    1938
    948
    42
    1455
    Midlands State University Institutional Repository
    bandera
    465
    1825
    1961
    1142
    43
    1480
    Bindura University of Science Education Institutional Repository
    bandera
    847
    1787
    1787
    1223
    44
    1581
    Institutional Repository of the National University of Science and Technology
    bandera
    528
    1814
    1576
    1493
    45
    1588
    South East Kenya University Digital Repository
    bandera
    600
    1947
    1915
    1250
    46
    1588
    Covenant University Theses
    bandera
    1807
    1561
    1749
    1563
    47
    1592
    Mohammed V University in Rabat Institutional Repository
    bandera
    1065
    2020
    2149
    965
    48
    1596
    ResearchSpace University of KwaZulu-Natal
    bandera
    102
    724
    826
    2045
    49
    1609
    University of Jos Institutional Repository
    bandera
    1405
    1770
    1908
    1438
    50
    1625
    National Research Database of Zimbabwe Research Council of Zimbabwe
    bandera
    1310
    1756
    1895
    1491
    51
    1654
    Afe Babalola University Repository
    bandera
    1670
    1915
    2080
    1248
    52
    1655
    Federal University Oye-Ekiti Institutional Repository
    bandera
    1340
    1855
    2014
    1433
    53
    1669
    Institutional Repository National Research Foundation
    bandera
    1552
    1739
    1484
    1610
    54
    1681
    Research Center in Industrial Technologies CRTI Repository
    bandera
    1235
    2097
    2047
    1017
    55
    1700
    ZOU Space Zimbabwe Open University Institutional Repository
    bandera
    1872
    1770
    1837
    1550
    56
    1720
    Kenyatta University Institutional Repository
    bandera
    96
    981
    760
    2045
    57
    1752
    Tanzania Climate Change Information Repository
    bandera
    1569
    1814
    1797
    1702
    58
    1757
    Digital Repository Neelain University
    bandera
    869
    2081
    2028
    1374
    59
    1841
    Technical University of Kenya Institutional Repository
    bandera
    774
    2062
    1885
    1690
    60
    1844
    Red Sea University Repository
    bandera
    648
    2097
    1934
    1641
    61
    1865
    Central University of Technology Free State Institutional Repository
    bandera
    2197
    1888
    2055
    1540
    62
    1897
    University of Johannesburg Research Output
    bandera
    372
    1252
    1570
    2045
    63
    1913
    Landmark University Repository
    bandera
    1810
    2001
    1881
    1744
    64
    1979
    University of Benin Repository
    bandera
    1369
    2232
    2175
    1375
    65
    2054
    Federal University Ndufu Alike Ikwo Repository
    bandera
    2186
    1401
    1978
    2021
    66
    2084
    Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology Repository
    bandera
    1519
    2151
    2175
    1897
    67
    2087
    Academy of Science of South Africa Research Repository
    bandera
    2177
    1813
    1899
    1984
    68
    2096
    Nile Valley University Repository
    bandera
    1169
    2258
    2175
    1651
    69
    2153
    University is Federal University Lokoja Institutional Repository
    bandera
    1851
    2190
    2175
    1955
    70
    2162
    Digital Repository International University of Africa
    bandera
    1826
    2271
    2029
    1630
    71
    2168
    Mzumbe University Research Repository
    bandera
    1142
    2043
    1694
    2045
    72
    2190
    National Ribat University Repository
    bandera
    2137
    2251
    2175
    1901
    73
    2270
    ElSheikh Abdullah ElBadri University Repository
    bandera
    2159
    2266
    2175
    2045
    74
    2279
    Makerere University Undergraduate Dissertations Repository
    bandera
    2157
    2278
    2175
    2045