The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020 have placed Makerere University as fifth best university in Africa with the university’s college of sciences coming second place across all science colleges in African universities.
The university is the best university across East, Central, West and Southern Africa.
The University of Cape Town has been ranked best university in Africa while the University of Oxford is in number one position world wide.
The rankings based on research publications and general performance of the institution were released back in September.
The other top four universities ahead of Makerere include: University of Cape Town in first place in Africa, University of Witwatersrand in second across Africa, Stellenbosch University in third and University of Kwazulu.