Tag Archives: American Universities in Africa

Top American universities are doubling down on their presence across Africa

By Abdi Latif Dahir

Amid the rolling hills on the outskirts of Rwanda’s capital Kigali, the Carnegie Mellon University Africa’s new campus is a prominent feature on the lush landscape.The 6,000 square meters property is located within the Kigali Innovation City, a public-private partnership aimed at positioning Rwanda as a globally competitive and knowledge-based economy. Read more

U.S. Embassy supports University linkages between Egypt and America

Continuing its ongoing support to Egypt’s educational sector, the U.S. Embassy, in partnership with the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and AMIDEAST, welcomes to Egypt this week a delegation of senior university administrators from the United States.

This visit is connecting American universities to the Ministry’s efforts to promote the establishment of international branch campuses in Egypt, an integral part of the Government of Egypt’s educational reform initiatives. Read more

USAID pairs Cornell, Cairo University to create Center of Excellence in Egypt

By John Bakum

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched a five-year, $30 million collaborative project between Cornell and Cairo University to create a Center of Excellence for Agriculture (COEA) in Egypt.

The center will enhance curricula and research to train and equip the next generation of Egyptian students to improve agricultural production in Egypt for the future.

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