By Andiswa Maqutu. HIGH school graduates in South Africa and the rest of the continent will soon have an additional university choice as a network of 25 pan-African universities, aimed to rival the likes of Harvard and Yale, is due to come on stream. The first campus will open in Mauritius next year, says Fred Swaniker, co-founder of the Joburg-based African Leadership Academy (ALA), a high school that takes in talented but deprived students from across the continent. About 15% of pupils at ALA are from South Africa. More...