The AfOx Blog

History on the Move: Commemorating the Teaching of Jan-Georg Deutsch

5th June 2017
By Duncan Money, University of the Free State, International Studies Group The day after Georg’s memorial seminar, I had lunch with...
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Turning Big Data Into a Useful Anticorruption Tool in Africa

5th June 2017
Guest post on The Global Anticorruption Blog by Dr. Elizabeth Dávid-Barrett, featuring a project with Balázs Szendrői, Professor of Pure Mathematics, Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford
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Interview with Dr. Deborah Sumari, AfOx Travel Grant Recipient

25th May 2017
Video: Dr Deborah Sumari of Ifakara Health Institute(IHI) is a recipient of an Africa Oxford Initiative Travel Grant. Together with...
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Oxford Africa Conference 2017

21st May 2017
With back-to-back keynote addresses from Graça Machel - renowned social and political activist, and Dr. Ibrahim Mayaki - Chief Executive...
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AfOx Announces Expanded Travel Grants

30th March 2017
The Africa Oxford Initiative is pleased to announce the newly expanded AfOx Travel Grants. Applications are now open to any discipline within the University. The grants, worth up to £5000, are to support the establishment of new collaborations between academics in Africa and academics in Oxford.
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An Interview with James Currey

22nd March 2017
We know a lot about James Currey the publisher - several great articles have been written about that subject matter and his own book Africa Writes Back is an excellent source. In my interview with James, we spoke about his publishing work, but also his life before, around and outside publishing...
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African Alumni Profiles


Profile: 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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Profile: Rose Wachuka Macharia

19th April 2017
Rose works as an Advisor and Personal Assistant to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kenya, Amb. (Dr.) Amina Mohamed.
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Profile: Baafour Otu-Boateng

5th April 2017
Baafour is an Investment Manager at Investisseurs & Partenaires (I&P) responsible for the Ghana office and portfolio. I&P is a family of impact funds fully dedicated to SMEs in Sub-Saharan Africa. In this capacity he serves as board director at a number of companies.
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Profile: Hashi Mohamed

19th March 2017
Hashi Mohamed has been consistently listed as one of the highest rated planning barristers in England Wales under the age of 35 in the Planning Magazine’s annual Planning Legal Survey.
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Profile: Yasmin Kumi

15th February 2017
Yasmin Kumi founded Africa Foresight Group in 2015 to follow her passion of fostering local economic value creation in Africa. She is a Ghanaian-German senior business consultant...
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