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.
The Arab States Research and Education Network (ASREN) and the Egyptian Universities Network (EUN) have signed an agreement during ASREN’s ninth annual conference in Abu Dhabi, under which ASREN will provide a high bandwidth link between EUN and the pan-European...
UbuntuNet Alliance wishes to inform all NRENs connected to the UbuntuNet Network that it has now activated the Route Origin Validation feature within the regional backbone. The feature helps in securing Internet’s routing infrastructure by among other things,...
Theme: “Towards Digital Transformation in Research and Education” The digitization phenomena characterised by new technologies innovated out of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the 21st century offers unprecedented breakthroughs such as artificial...
It’s open now; you can register for the WACREN 2020 Conference and the Annual General Meeting slated for March 19 and 20 in Benin chief city – Cotonou. There are many exciting things about this year’s event; one of which is, WACREN would commemorate...
The year 1975 was a pivotal period in the development of the Somali people. The Somali literacy campaign was concluded successfully with an astounding impact on the lives of the people, the economic development and the Somali identity. However, the lessons learned...
Location: Amsterdam or Cambridge Closing Date: February 24, 2020 In this varied and exciting role you will be responsible for the close collaboration with GÉANT's three AfricaConnect3 regional partners. AfricaConnect3 is a four-year project that started in...
WACREN is organizing its 6th Annual Conference on 19 – 20 March 2020 in Benin’s chief city – Cotonou, hosted by Benin Research and Education Network (RBER).
The venue is the 4-Star Hotel Golden Tulip le Diplomate Cotonou.
The theme of the conference is: ‘Digital Transformation for Development.’
The 2020 Conference coincides with WACREN’s 10th Anniversary. There would be a special ceremony to celebrate the 10th anniversary.
As has been the tradition, the Conference would be preceded by a number of important meetings and workshops including the WACREN Board Meeting, AfricaConnect3 Coordination and Administration Meetings, LIBSENSE Workshop and an inaugural WACREN Youth Day (Mini-Conference).
Hosted by the Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, Supported by the European Commission and African Union Commission, IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology, IEEE Africa Council and IEEE Uganda Section, IST-Africa Week 2020 (Kampala, Uganda, May) is the fifteenth in an annual series of Ministerial Level Technology Research Conferences.
IST-Africa Week 2020 will provide a world-class international forum to showcase existing Research, Innovation and ICT4D activities and capacity in Kenya, the rest of Africa and Europe. The Conference Programme combines strategic keynote presentations, a High-Level Roundtable, technical and policy papers, case studies and workshops. It also provides an opportunity to identify potential partners for future research cooperation under Horizon 2020.
TNC20, the 36th edition of the largest and most prestigious European research and education networking conference, will be hosted by Jisc, the United Kingdom’s National Research and Education Network organisation, and will be held in Brighton, UK.
TNC brings together decision makers, networking and collaboration specialists, plus identity and access management experts from all major European NRENs, universities, worldwide sister institutions, as well as industry representatives. Through keynotes speeches by renowned specialists, varying parallel sessions and demonstrations, TNC presents participants with a unique overview of the latest developments in research networking, both in the technical field and in the area of application and management.
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.