With limited resources and inadequate infrastructure, African universities appear to be under tremendous strain. But some are beating the odds and getting it right.
In Africa's education sector, public-private partnerships have been largely limited to infrastructure developments and the provision of education.
Better, more standardised frameworks are needed especially in Uganda if its universities are to benefit from transnational partnerships.
Academic research brings people close together as they collaborate on shared goals and projects that often last decades. Saying goodbye to a collaborator can be as hard as saying goodbye to family.