New Dawn for African Researchers as TCC Africa and AfricArXiv Announce Formal Collaboration

The Training Centre in Communication (TCC Africa), based at the University of Nairobi, Kenya, and the pan-African Open Access portal AfricArXiv herewith announce our formal collaboration agreement with the objective of creating a long-term strategic and sustainable approach to building and managing an international scholarly community that will enrich the visibility of African research.

In memoriam of Florence Piron

Florence Piron was an anthropologist and ethicist, working as a professor in the Department of Information and Communication at Laval University in Quebec, Canada. As a strong advocate for Open Access, she taught critical thinking through multidisciplinary courses on ethics, democracy and living together and was passionately investigating the links 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…

Open Science in Africa

Justin Ahinon and Jo Havemann (both founders of AfricArXiv) talk in this article about the development of Open Science Services in Africa, initiatives, the current situation and chances in the future. [Originally published at elephantinthelab.org] Open Science is becoming increasingly popular globally and provides unprecedented opportunities for scientists in Africa, Read more…

The African Open Science Platform: The Future of Science and the Science of the Future

Participants of AfricaParticipants of African Open Science Platform Strategy Workshop, March 2018; Advisory Council, African Open Science Platform Project; Technical Advisory Board, African Open Science Platform; Boulton, Geoffrey; Hodson, Simon; Serageldin, Ismail; Qhobela, Molapo; Mokhele, Khotso; Dakora, Felix; Veldsman, Susan; Wafula, Joseph doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1407488 This document presents a draft strategy and Read more…