African preprint server creates info hub for coronavirus research

Originally published at researchprofessionalnews.com/rr-news-africa…/ Grassroots contributions sought to trigger collaborations and share insights The free preprint service AfricArXiv has created an information hub where scientists and others can add information about the novel coronavirus to help coordinate the continent’s response.  AfricArXiv has created a Google doc and a Github repository Read more…

COVID-19 Africa Response

Collecting resources from and for all levels of African societies to coordinate COVID19-responses by African organizations and influencers Thousands of individuals and hundreds of grassroots and international organisations, CBOs, NPOs, governmental and industrial are working hard to mitigate the effects of the pandemic on the African continent. We are not Read more…

Interview with Joy Owango, TCC Africa

TCC Africa’s Executive Director and AfricArXiv project partner Joy Owango talked to Africa Business Communities about its model, ambitions and the current state of higher education and research in Sub Saharan Africa. Originally published at africabusinesscommunities.com/…/ The Training Centre in Communication  is a self sustainable 14 year old not-for-profit organization  in partnership Read more…

AfricaOSH summit 2020

Back in April 2018, the idea to build an African Open Access repository was born at the first AfricaOSH summit in Kumasi, Ghana. The launch was covered a.o. in English by Nature Index, Quartz Africa, AuthorAID, and in French by Afro Tribune and Courrier International. We are proud to announce, Read more…

Strategic partnership with ScienceOpen

ScienceOpen and AfricArXiv are partnering to provide African researchers with accelerated visibility, networking and collaboration opportunities. The research and publishing platform ScienceOpen provides services and features relevant for publishers, institutions and researchers alike, including content hosting, context building, as well as discoverability features.  We are very excited to partner with Read more…

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