The regional Research and Education Networking organization for Eastern and Southern Africa
We manage and operate UbuntuNet, the regional backbone network that interconnects National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) and connect them to other regional networks. Our mission is to secure affordable broadband and efficient ICT access and usage for African NRENs and their associated communities of practice.
Tanzania Minister of Education, Science and Technology Prof. Joyce Ndalichako opens UbuntuNet-Connect 2018 in Zanzibar, Tanzania
Minister of Education, Science and Technology for Tanzania Prof. Joyce Ndalichako on 22nd November 2018 officially opened UbuntuNet-Connect 2018, the 11th annual networking conference of UbuntuNet Alliance at Hotel Verde in Zanzibar, Tanzania with a commitment from...
UbuntuNet Alliance connects National Research and Education Networks of The Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi and Zimbabwe under the AfricaConnect2 Project
10th October 2018: Lilongwe, Malawi Hundreds of thousands of students, lecturers and researchers from Higher Education Institutions and research centers affiliated to the National Research and Education Network (NREN)s of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC),...
Registration has opened for participants wishing to attend the 11th conference of UbuntuNet Alliance, the UbuntuNet-Connect 2018 conference which will be held at the Hotel Verde Zanzibar in Zanzibar, Tanzania on 22-23 November 2018 under the theme: Towards...
The Federated Academic Community of Mozambique (CAF Moz), the Identity Federation of the Mozambique Research and Education Network (MoRENet) has become the latest federation of UbuntuNet Alliances’ Member NRENs to be admitted as a member of eduGAIN. CAF Moz, was...
UbuntuNet Alliance, World Bank Power SomaliREN’s connectivity to the UbuntuNet network under AfricaConnect2
29 June 2018/ Lilongwe, Malawi and Mogadishu, Somalia UbuntuNet Alliance for Research and Education Networking is pleased to announce that it has successfully connected SomaliREN, the National Research and Education Network (NREN) of Somalia to the UbuntuNet...
Abu-Ghazaleh: Moroccan Academic and Research Network (MARWAN) Connects to GÉANT and ASREN under the AfricaConnect2 Project
H.E. Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, Chairman of the Arab States Research and Education Network (ASREN) and H.E. Prof. Mohamed Khalfaoui, Director of Centre National pour la Recherche Scientifique et Technique (CNRST) have signed an agreement under which ASREN will provide...
Network connectivity in different forms and sizes is our core business. Additional services on top of the network are being rolled out continuously for the member NRENs to use themselves or offer them to their institutions.
UA is running a network across the region and onwards to Europe. The NRENs can choose between flexible offers depending on their demand and preconditions.
Looking for infrastructure to host services? Need a backup and fail-over solution? We are offering different virtualisation and containerisation platforms, hosted in our region.
To establish a set of agreements for participating world regions to consolidate/complete middleware for a marketplace of services and real-time applications to benefit global science communities.
Support dialogue between the EU and African Research and Educational Networks, with special attention to Western and Central Africa region, and create favourable conditions for WACREN to be able to participate in and benefit to the most from AfricaConnect2.