We highlight the 10 oldest universities in Africa, their year of establishment, and some of their notable alumni.
1. University of Al-Karaouine
Location: Fes, Morocco
Established in: 859 AD
The University of Al-Karaouine or Al-Qarawiyyin was founded by Fatima al-Fihri (the daughter of a wealthy merchant named Mohammed Al-Fihri) in 859 with an...