The AfOx Blog

AfOx Visiting Fellow receives Africa Award for Research Excellence in Earth Science

19th November 2020
We are delighted that Prof Ameha Atnafu Muluneh, a 2020 AfOx Visiting Fellow has received the Africa Award for Research Excellence in...
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Ethiopia’s future is tied to water — a vital yet threatened resource in a changing climate

23rd August 2019
Meron Teferi Taye, Addis Ababa University and Ellen Dyer, University of Oxford In July Ethiopians planted 350 million trees in...
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Jobs, Funding & Fellowships

7th August 2019
Job opportunity with the UKRI GCRF Accelerate Hub The University of Oxford is leading the UKRI GCRF Accelerating Achievement for Africa’s...
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Visa problems for Africa visitors to the UK

26th July 2019
  “Home Office data on visa refusals shows that African applicants are over twice as likely to be refused a...
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Languages of God: Sacred Scripts of Ethiopia and Eritrea

24th July 2019
Languages of God: Sacred Scripts of Ethiopia and Eritrea 27 July 2019 — 13 October 2019 Weston Library, Broad Street,...
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Impact and opportunity of China’s Belt and Road initiative for Africa

8th July 2019
The rapid deepening of ties between the African continent and China is one of the most important geopolitical trends of...
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Oxford African Alumni

Partnerships to conduct biomedical research in Malawi

1st July 2019
Conducting complex biomedical research requires robust infrastructure and global collaboration. Extensive research on bio-medics is being conducted all over the...
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Job Opportunities

28th June 2019
Windle Trust International are hiring a UK programme officer Oxford, Full-time, £27-30k Do you have the skills, experience and enthusiasm...
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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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