The 2019 Webometrics ranking of world universities indicate that Makerere University has drastically reduced in its performance from the 6th to 11th position in Africa.
South Africa scooped all the top five positions with University of Cape Town as the best in Africa and 272 worldwide, followed by University of Witwatersrand, University of Pretoria, Stellenbosch University and University of Kwazulu Natal.
In the whole world, the Makerere is ranked 1033.
However, Makerere University still holds its prominence as the best in Uganda followed by Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) and Kyambogo in the third position.
Gulu University is in the fourth rank, Kampala international University (KIU) fifth, Ugandan Martyrs University 6th followed by Islamic University in Uganda, Ugandan Christian University (UCU), Busitema University, and lastly Makerere University Business School (MUBS).
Are the lecturer-management-student issues at Makerere contributing to the university’s performance decline? That is a question me and you can answer.
Below is the 2019 Webometrics ranking of world universities Africa Universities position list.