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University Pan-African

PAN-AFRICAN, University

The Pan African University (PAU) is the culmination of continental initiatives of the Commission of the African Union to revitalize higher education and research in Africa, under the Second Decade of Education for Africa and the consolidated Plan of Action of Science and Technology for Africa.

Students Union All African

ALL AFRICAN, Students Union

Founded in July 1972, Kumasi (Ghana). Amalgamated, 1973, with Student Movement for African Unity to become the AASU. Its main objective are to become a leading organization in mobilizing, coordinating and involving African students in efforts geared towards socio-economic, political and cultural advancement of Afria.

Regional Universities Association Southern African

SOUTHERN AFRICAN, Regional Universities Association

  •  Association
  •  Vineyards Office Estate, Chardonnay House, 99 Jip de Jager Drive, Bellville, 7530. South Africa Bellville
  •  https://www.sarua.org
  •  info@sarua.org

The Southern African Regional Universities Association (SARUA) is a membership-based association of Vice-Chancellors of public and private universities in the Southern African Development Community (SADC). SARUA enables collaborative networks and partnerships that develop the institutional and human capacity of the region's universities in order to make a distinctive contribution to regional development and integration.

of West African Universities Association

ASSOCIATION, of West African Universities

  •  245, Samuel Ademulegun Way, Central Business District, Opp Arewa Suites, Abuja, Nigeria. Abuya
  •  http://awau.org/
  •  info@awau.org

The Association of West Africa Universities (AWAU) was inaugurated in 2011 for the purpose of:

  1. Initiating collaboration among Universities in West Africa.
  2. Enhancing higher Education in the sub-region as it is the case in other Africa sub-regions.
  3. Enhancing the improvement of infrastructure across the sub-region which will also serve to improve manpower development.
  4. The Association of West Africa Universities (AWAU) will also be of relevance to the achievement of the goals of the Association of African Universities (AAU).
of West African States Economic Community

ECONOMIC COMMUNITY, of West African States

The Economic Community of West African States is a regional group of fifteen West African countries. Founded on May 28, 1975 with the signing of the Treaty of Lagos, its mission is to promote the economic integration of the region.

of Commerce ethiopian Chamber


  •  Ethiopian Chamber of Commerce & Sectoral Associations Building, 1st Floor, Mexico Square Adís Abeba
  •  http://ethiopianchamber.com/
  •  ethchamb@ethionet.et

The Ethiopian Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations (ECCSA) is an apex organization of Chambers and Sectoral Associations in Ethiopia. It has eighteen members including nine Regional Chambers of Commerce and Sectoral Associations, two City Chambers of Commerce and Sectoral Associations, one National Chamber of Sectoral Associations and six Sectoral Associations organized at national level.

of African Universities Association

ASSOCIATION, of African Universities

The decision to create the AAU was taken at a meeting of Heads of African Institutions of Higher Education held for this purpose at the University of Khartoum, Sudan in September 1963, with the intencion to be the leading advocate for higher education in Africa, with the capacity to provide support for its member institutions in meeting national, continental and global needs.

for East Africa Inter-University Council


In 1980, after consultations involving permanent/principal secretaries responsible for higher education in Uganda, Tanzania, and Kenya, the vice-chancellors of the universities in the three countries met in Nairobi (Kenya) to discuss the future of the cooperation of their institutions. They agreed to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) committing them to maintain cooperation between their universities within the IUC framework. The MoU was subsequently signed, which also led to the transformation of IUC into the current Inter-university Council for East Africa (IUCEA).

Development Community Southern African

SOUTHERN AFRICAN, Development Community

The main objectives of SADC are to achieve development, peace and security, and economic growth, to alleviate poverty.

Council for Superior Education African and Malagasy

AFRICAN AND MALAGASY, Council for Superior Education

The African and Malagasy Council for Higher Education (CAMES) is an intergovernmental institution for the harmonization of higher education systems.

Commission National Universities


  •   National Universities Commission,26, Aguiyi Ironsi street PMB 237 Maitama
  •  http://nuc.edu.ng/
  •  info@nuc.edu.ng

The National Universities Commission was established in 1962 as an advisory agency in the Cabinet Office. However in 1974, it became a statutory body and the first Executive Secretary, in the person of Prof. Jibril Aminu was then appointed.

Assurance Network The African Quality

THE AFRICAN QUALITY, Assurance Network

The African Quality Assurance Network (AfriQAN) has been set up to provide assistance to institutions concerned with Quality Assurance in higher education in Africa. The network is committed to the enhancement of the quality of higher education on the continent and also to collaboration with similar organizations on other continents.

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