DAR ES SALAAM, July 25 (Xinhua) -- The Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) said on Tuesday it has barred 19 higher learning institutions from admitting students in the 2017/18 academic year after they had failed to meet conditions.
TCU said in a statement that it has also suspended 22 universities from admitting students in 75 courses.
The statement signed by the TCU acting executive secretary Eliuther Mwangeni said the decision was made following an inspection of higher learning institutions across the east African nation conducted by the commission between September and October last year.
The statement also named some of the universities that have been barred from admitting students as Ekenford Tanga University, Kenyatta University in Arusha, United African University of Tanzania, International Medical and Technological University (IMTU), University of Bagamoyo and St Francis University College of Health and Allied Sciences.
Others were Archbishop Mihayo University College, Cardinal Rugambwa Memorial University College, Kampala International University Dar es Salaam College, Marian University College and St John University of Tanzania Msalato Centre.
Also there were St John University of Tanzania Marks Centre, St Joseph University College of Engineering and Technology, Theofilo Kisanji, Tumaini University Mbeya Centre and Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College (KCMC).
The decision will not affect continuing students, said the statement.