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African Researchers Magazine (ISSN: 2714-2787) is an authoritative, non-profit, scholarly publication focused on African research communication and dissemination. Our goal is to promote African research findings and contribution to end users (governments, policies makers, practitioners, professionals, academics, business people, NGOs and the laymen on the streets of Africa), thereby influencing decision making for the greater good of the continent.
15 incredible wildlife photos that show nature's quiet, striking, and brutal moments
10 months ago no Comment

“Deep feelers” by Laurent Ballesta, France. Highly commended, Underwater. Credit: Laurent Ballesta A coalition of cheetahs crossing Kenya’s dangerously raging Talek River. Bioluminescent mushrooms glowing bright green in far north Queensland, Australia. A deadly kitchen battle in Quito, Ecuador, between a tarantula and a tarantula hawk wasp. Having been run for 57 years by the […]

Spiny new chameleon species described from Bale Mountains of Ethiopia
11 months ago no Comment

Researchers have described a new chameleon species from the Bale Mountains of south-central Ethiopia and say it’s likely that more will emerge. Wolfgang Böhme’s Ethiopian chameleon is around 15 centimeters (6 inches) long and has a distinct crest of large spiny scales along its back and tail. It lives in bushes and small trees, often […]

Lucy and Ardi - The two fossils that changed human history
11 months ago no Comment

This is a tale of two skeletons. It is the saga of a pair of ancient members of the human family from Ethiopia nicknamed Lucy and Ardi. The former is an icon of early humanity while the latter is lesser-known, but no less important and perhaps more revelatory. Their stories reveal much about early human […]

Prof. Kwame Dawes wins 2021 PEN America Literary Awards
11 months ago no Comment

Kwame Dawes, an internationally acclaimed poet and professor of English at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, has been awarded the biennial PEN/Nora Magid Award for his editorship of the Prairie Schooner. The award was announced on March 23. Dawes and the other four honorees will be recognized during the 2021 PEN America Literary Awards Ceremony, online at […]

Nigerian Prof. Ibiyinka Fuwape, Wins African Union Scientific Excellence Award
11 months ago no Comment

A Professor of Physics at the Federal University of Technology Akure, FUTA Prof. Mrs. Ibiyinka Fuwape, has been named as one of the winners of the prestigious African Union Kwame Nkrumah Regional Award for Scientific Excellence, AUKNASE 2020 Edition. The Award instituted by the African Union, AU honours outstanding African scientists for their achievements and […]

Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu
12 months ago no Comment

Chikwe Ihekweazu aims to build a public-health agency that will stand the test of time.Credit: Andrew Esiebo Chikwe Ihekweazu tried to steel himself as he surveyed people writhing in pain beneath ramshackle tents in the deserts of northern Nigeria. A deadly epidemic of meningitis had swept through the region in 2017, debilitating so many people […]

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) by Oil Companies in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria is a Myth
12 months ago no Comment

In this paper, Dr. Onyeka Festus Mbalisi and Dr. Christiana Uzoaru Okorie both of the Department of Adult and Non-Formal Education, Faculty of Education, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria analyzed the impact of multinational oil companies CSR on the people of the Niger Delta of Nigeria. The paper reads; Niger Delta region of Nigeria is […]

Nigeria is poised to become a hub for genetics research in Africa - Amy Maxmen (Nature Magazine)
12 months ago no Comment

In the affluent, beach-side neighbourhoods of Lagos, finance and technology entrepreneurs mingle with investors at art openings and chic restaurants. Now biotech is entering the scene. Thirty-four-year-old Abasi Ene-Obong has been traversing the globe for the past six months, trying to draw investors and collaborators into a venture called 54Gene. Named to reflect the 54 […]

The Emerald Real Impact Awards
12 months ago no Comment

The Emerald Real Impact Awards celebrate researchers and faculty members that have made a commitment to research impact and are striving to make a concrete difference to society, culture, our environment and the economy. The showcase book tells their stories of commitment and the practical steps they are taking to make a difference in the […]

1 year ago no Comment

Virologist Sunday Omilabu says information he gathers will help battle the spread of the disease in Africa’s most populous country – A Nigerian scientist has spent the holiday season in his laboratory doing genetic sequencing to learn more about the country’s COVID-19 variant, as cases increase in the country. Virologist Sunday Omilabu says the […]

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