University of Fort Hare History

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The University of Fort Hare is a public university in Alice, Eastern Cape, South Africa. It was a key institution of higher education for black Africans from 1916 to 1959. It offered a Western-style academic education to students from across sub-Saharan Africa, creating a black African elite.

Established: 1916
Location: Main campus: Alice; Other: Bhisho; E…
Type: Public university
Students: 13,331 (2015)