Introducing the Volt Microscope for students and researchers to continue learning and exploring science at home

Our partner organization Vilsquare (Nigeria) has developed a professional, low-cost and portable microscope to help students, teachers and researchers remain curious and excited about learning science while they are at home during the COVID-19 lockdown. For students at home, the Volt Microscope can be used to connect classroom theory with Read more…

Africa’s Largest Open Data & Civic Technology Network Partners with Continental Digital Archive for Scientific Research to Mitigate COVID-19

UPDATE as of May 11, 2020: Amicable ending of the collaboration between CfA and AfricArXiv After careful consideration and discussion with the board, we as AfricArXiv have opted to amicably end our collaboration with Code for Africa. We opt to focus on other activities and hopefully look at new initiatives 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…

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 IGDORE

We proudly announce that AfricArXiv has entered a strategic partnership with the Institute for Globally Distributed Open Research and Education (IGDORE) – the independent research institute dedicated to improve the quality of science, science education, and quality of life for scientists, students and their families. IGDORE is committed to open Read more…

AfricArXiv at #osc2019

AfricArxiv was presented at the International Open Science Conference (#osc2019) in Berlin, Germany by Jo Havemann on the theme: “What role can Open Science play in enabling South-North dialogues?“ Preceding the conference was the Barcamp Open Science (#oscibar) – where we hosted a session about the importance of language diversity Read more…

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