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

(Originally shared at Medium / Code For Africa · 5 min read) Does one size fit all? How should Africa, with its fragile healthcare systems, crowded settlements and large informal economies tailor global strategies for fighting COVID-19 to ensure they are feasible or effective locally? African policymakers and health agencies 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…

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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