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AfricaInterviews

Internal News

In the last quarter, the Nairobi office has grown in leaps and bounds. In the last few months, we have had Nafeesa Usman and Maria Barco from the Europe team working from Nairobi, where they have been training the new researchers and project coordinators. We have also had some new…
Oxford HR
5 May 2022
AfricaResources

Cover Letter Doctor

What mistakes do candidates often make on their cover letters? Using previously tailored cover letters from other job applications Replicating their CV in the cover letter Not motivating their application with precise information that is relevant to the role Writing very long cover letters that are not precise and tailored…
Ottilia Dube
5 May 2022
Africa

YOLK is at the fore of solar power for education in Africa

Solar Cow is a solar-powered charging station installed in schools in off-grid areas in Africa. It charges portable batteries, namely Solar Milks, throughout the school day and when school finishes, each child is given a Solar Milk to take home. Families can use the Solar Milk battery to charge cell…
Oxford HR
5 May 2022
AfricaNews

Oxford HR – Africa CDC

Oxford HR won a contract with the Africa CDC to support with their recruitment of up to 90 roles. Africa CDC is a public health agency of the Africa Union that supports health initiatives of member states and strengthens the capacity of their health institutions to deal with disease threats.…
Oxford HR
5 May 2022
AfricaInterviews

In Conversation with: Edna Mukonoweshuro

1. What is your work experience prior to joining Oxford HR? For about 20 years, I worked for Barclays Bank administering HR policies and procedures. In the past five years, I was HR Business Partner to Ultramed Health Insurance company where I supported the business from its inception, establishing a…
Oxford HR
5 May 2022
AfricaInterviews

In Conversation with: Angeline Siparo

1. What is your work experience prior to joining Oxford HR? Prior to coming to Oxford HR, I had been working for American INGO’s working in the health and development space. I had also been giving my time to smaller NGO’s collaborating with women rights programs, building livelihoods and pushing…
Oxford HR
5 May 2022
AfricaThought Leadership

Higher Education in Sub Saharan Africa: Challenges and Prospects

Higher education is one of the key sectors that could contribute to economic growth and development in the increasingly global society, key to the comprehensive sustainable development of Africa. In line with this vision, various governments and non-governmental institutions have recently initiated several policies and models in an attempt to…
AfricaInterviews

In Conversation with: Helen Dalton

Introducing our new regional director for East Africa, Helen Dalton, with a few questions to get to know her and hear about her background and passions. 1. What do you feel your previous roles will bring to being RD for Africa for Oxford HR? Having worked for 25 years in…
Oxford HR
16 May 2019
AfricaInterviews

In Conversation with: Toby Weaver

Director, Africa   1. How long have you worked at Oxford HR and who have been some key clients in that time? I’ve been working at Oxford HR for nearly 5 years, working with IFAD, African Development Bank, CGIAR, International Alert, CARE, IWMI, FANRPAN, Self Help Africa, Practical Action, Green…
Oxford HR
20 March 2019