The AfOx Blog

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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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 with The UKRI GCRF Accelerate Hub

18th June 2019
The University of Oxford is leading the UKRI GCRF Accelerating Achievement for Africa’s Adolescents Hub. The goal of the hub is...
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Practicing Evidence-Based Medicine in a Resource-Limited Country: Let’s Start at the Very Beginning

18th June 2019
Critical care outcomes in Kenya are poor, with mortality rates of over 50% in public hospital Intensive Care Units (ICUs)....
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Sustainable Water Supplies for Rural Communities

7th June 2019
The Smart Handpump Journey Many rural communities rely on handpumps for their daily water needs. Yet in Africa, 1 in...
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Introducing the 2019 AfOx Visiting Fellows

1st May 2019
We are pleased to announce the 2019 cohort of the AfOx Visiting Fellowship Program. 20 distinguished African researchers from 12...
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Oxford African Alumni


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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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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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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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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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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