Cambridge researchers have long worked with African colleagues on issues that matter not just to the continent but to the world.

Burial team in Guinea carry a victim of Ebola, 2015. UN Photo/Martine Perret

Half of Ebola outbreaks go undetected, study finds

14 Jun 2019

Half of Ebola outbreaks have gone undetected since the virus was discovered in 1976, scientists at the University of Cambridge estimate. The new...

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Stronger political leadership needed to close global gender divide in education – report

21 Jan 2019

The poorest girls in many Commonwealth countries spend no more than five years in school, with the global target of 12 years of quality universal...

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Black researchers shaping the future

10 Oct 2018

As the UK marks Black History Month, researchers from across the University talk about their route to Cambridge, their inspiration and their...

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Ebola and Lassa fever targeted by new vaccine trial and improved surveillance

25 Sep 2018

Scientists hope that a new approach to vaccine development, combined with improved surveillance of potential future threats of outbreak, could help...

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Cambridge to launch new Africa Strategy Working Group

30 Nov 2017

New panel will advise on University's engagement with Africa

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Innovative stadium will be the home of cricket in East Africa

27 Oct 2017

Cambridge architectural engineer is part of the team that has built Rwanda’s first international stadium

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'Last mile’ fingerprints

20 Sep 2017

Cambridge start-up Simprints, awarded $2.45 million in new grant money, targets the developing world with fingerprinting technology to help deliver...

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Target ‘best connected neighbours’ to stop spread of infection in developing countries

24 Jul 2017

An innovative new study takes a network theory approach to targeted treatment in rural Africa, and finds that a simple algorithm may be more...

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Global teamwork brings low-cost test for Weil's disease a step closer

10 Jul 2017

An on-the-spot, low-cost diagnostic test for leptospirosis (Weil's disease), a bacterial infection recognised as a neglected disease by the World...

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The Longing of Belonging: African photography on show at MAA

13 Jun 2017

A photography exhibition capturing the black South African Zionist community – the most popular religious denomination in the country – opens at the...

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Opinion: How ‘frugal innovation’ can fight off inequality

19 Apr 2017

With inequalities set to get worse, it’s time to take radical action, says Jaideep Prabhu, Director of Centre for India & Global Business...

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African plant scientists develop new skills in Cambridge to tackle problems at home

05 Apr 2017

Lab training workshop and biotech conference, organised by second year Ph.D. student and Gates Scholar, aim to build African research capacity in...

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