The AfOx Blog

Podcast: Decolonising museums: an African perspective

17th April 2019
Dr Fredrick Manthi from National Museums Kenya recently visited the University of Oxford to collaborate with Dr Julia Lee-Thorp from...
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Participatory Visual Methods for Research Engagement

3rd April 2019
AfOx Travel Grant recipient Gill Black’s successful ‘Bucket Loads of Health’ project in South Africa The concept of participatory research...
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AfOx Travel Grant leads to breakthrough research on Zika virus in Angola

6th March 2019
The AfOx Travel Grant facilitated the development of a new research collaboration between the Ministry of Health in Luanda, Angola...
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AfOx Travel Grant recipient wins the Greenwood Africa Award 2019

22nd February 2019
Dr Richard Idro is a Senior Lecturer at Makerere University and an Honorary Fellow at Oxford University’s Centre for Tropical...
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New landmark Abidjan Principles on the right to education and private actors adopted by experts

18th February 2019
Human rights experts from around the world have recently adopted the Abidjan Principles on the right to education. Nine internationally...
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£20 million research hub could help African teens achieve their full potential

22nd January 2019
AfOx is very proud to join the University of Oxford to run the UKRI GCRF Accelerating Achievement for Africa's Adolescents...
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Oxford African Alumni


New plaque celebrates Oxford’s first black student

19th October 2017
Oxford's first black graduate is being celebrated with a plaque at his Oxford college.
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Abdul Raufu Mustapha has Passed Away

9th August 2017
Beloved, distinguished Oxford Professor of African Politics, Abdul Raufu Mustapha has passed away. Professor Mustapha, or Raufu, as he was...
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Interview with Nana Ayebia Clarke MBE

1st August 2017
Nana Ayebia is a Ghanaian-born publisher currently resident in the UK. She has a BA (Hons); and MSt in Women's...
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Meet Simukai Chigudu: Newest Departmental Lecturer at Oxford Department of International Development

24th July 2017
Simukai started out in Oxford by doing an MSc African Studies, then progressed to a DPhil in International Development. Now,...
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Sydelle Willow Smith

26th June 2017
Sydelle is a photographer and filmmaker. She is the co-founder of the first solar powered mobile cinema in Africa - Sunshine Cinema - where she has developed a solar powered cinema that fits in a box, as an activist toolkit.
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Victoria Mwirichia

3rd May 2017
Victoria Mwirichia, Master of Public Policy (2016) St Antony's College “If I travel to all the continents of the world,...
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