Actis launches Honoris United Universities, the first pan-African private higher education network

Actis, a leading investor in growth markets, announced today a major pan-African higher education initiative – Honoris United Universities.
Honoris United Universities is the first African private higher education network bringing together the leading tertiary education institutions in North and Southern Africa for the first time. Honoris United Universities will harness the collaborative intelligence and the pioneering efforts of these institutions to educate Africa’s next generations of leaders and professionals.
Actis is pleased to announce the appointment of Luis Lopez as the CEO of Honoris United Universities. Luis brings a strong track record of student success and international management experience from Laureate International Universities.

Two leading South African institutions join Honoris United Unitersities

Honoris United Universities expands to South Africa, anchoring the network in an important Anglophone beacon market in the continent by partnering with Management College of Southern Africa (better known as “MANCOSA”) and REGENT Business School (pending regulatory approval). Together, Mancosa and Regent are South Africa’s leading private distance learning institutions, focused on providing accredited, accessible and affordable education.

Honoris United Universities the largest private higher educator in Morocco

In Morocco, a strategic agreement (pending regulatory approval) has been signed among Honoris United Universities and Ecole Marocaine des Sciences de l’Ingénieur, better known as EMSI, establishing Honoris as the largest private higher educator in the country.  Established in 1986, EMSI is the largest private higher education institution in the country and the leading private engineering school in Morocco.