Fourah Bay College

Fourah Bay College

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Fourah Bay College (founded in 1827 as the first western-style university in West Africa) is the oldest university college in West Africa. It is located atop Mount Aureol in Freetown, Sierra Leone. It is a constituent college of the University of Sierra Leone (from 1966 to 2005) and was formerly affiliated with Durham University (from 1876-1967).Established in 1827 as an Anglican missionary school (by the Church Missionary Society), Fourah Bay College soon became a magnet for Krio and other Africans seeking higher education under the British Empire, especially in the fields of theology and education. It was the first western-style university in West Africa. Under colonialism, Freetown was known as the "Athens of Africa" as an homage to the more

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  • Paperback | 124 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 191g
  • Acu Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136722046
  • 9786136722047