Mishael Maro Amos off to University of Oxford

Maverick Nigerian filmmaker and producer, Mishael Maro Amos, has been selected for the James Currey Writing and Publishing Workshop, facilitated by British/South African writer, Stephen Embleton, the current James Currey Fellow at the African Studies Centre, University of Oxford.  Samson…

Oxford appoints Onyeka Nwelue Fellow

Nigerian writer and filmmaker, Onyeka Nwelue, has been appointed a Visiting Fellow at the African Studies Centre, at the University of Oxford. His non-fictional work, Hip-Hop is Only for Children won the Creative Non-Fiction Book of the Year at the…

Malaria vaccine hailed as potential breakthrough

A malaria vaccine has proved to be 77% effective in early trials and could be a major breakthrough against the disease, says the University of Oxford team behind it. Malaria kills more than 400,000 people a year, mostly children in…

Why Israel is leading the world with COVID-19 vaccinations

Every day, the online research publication Our World In Data releases information about vaccine doses being administered across the globe. And every day, one country emerges as a world leader: Israel. For example, when the University of Oxford-based organization released…

The best way to quit smoking, according to science (TIME)

Researchers have long sought for answers on the best way to help people quit smoking. Often, it comes down to two options: quitting cold turkey or gradually tapering a smoking habit. But which one works better? “A lot of people…

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