Resources, ideas, and guidelines around the COVID-19 pandemic in Africa

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 trying to replicate other organisations’ efforts, instead:

Let us collaborate and streamline processes, interconnect platforms (GoogleDocs & Spreadsheets, Wikis, Twitter streams, collectives, …) our attempt is to make this collection as interoperable and synergetic with other Africa-specific initiatives around the coronavirus as possible.

Covid in Africa

A weekly podcast by Sound Africa looking at the continental response to COVID-19 and how it’s affecting people on the ground. Here you will hear about some of the systemic, under-reported issues underlying the coronavirus crisis in Africa.

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Accessing Research Information in Africa
Accessing Research Information in Africa

Within the Digital Science blog series on SDG-related research, our advisory board member Joy Owango wrote about SDG 4, Quality Education.

Addressing Science Literacy in Africa Through Open Access
Addressing Science Literacy in Africa Through Open Access

Open access (OA) is a set of principles and a range of practices through which research outputs are distributed online, free of cost or other access barriers. AfricArXiv and The African Science Litera…

AfricArXiv turned 2
AfricArXiv turned 2

We happily celebrated the 2nd anniversary of AfricArXiv in June 2020. AfricArXiv turned two years old of serving as a preprint repository for research work on African topics by African and non-African…

Black Lives Matter
Black Lives Matter

We stand in solidarity with the Black communities in the United States of America – #BlackLivesMatter AfricArXiv exists to address the institutional and systemic challenges and biases in the scho…

Highlights from the Open Publishing Fest
Highlights from the Open Publishing Fest

Earlier this week it was a great pleasure to present AfricArXiv at the Open Publishing Fest to discuss with the participants around the question: ´Why do we need a preprint repository for Africa?

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