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.
UbuntuNet Alliance signs deal with Malawi government to provide Internet connectivity to universities through the Malawi Research and Education Network
PRESS RELEASE Malawi Public Private Partnership Commission (PPPC) Acting CEO, Mrs Audrey Mwala and UbuntuNet Alliance CEO, Dr. Matthews Mtumbuka pose for a photograph after the contract signing. 23rd January 2020, Blantyre, Malawi: UbuntuNet Alliance, the research...
UbuntuNet Alliance wishes to inform all Members that the 14th Annual General Meeting of Members (AGM) will be held on Friday, 17thth April 2020 in Kigali, Rwanda starting from 9am. The AGM is the highest governing body of UbuntuNet Alliance and is composed of NREN...
Republic of Malawi Ministry of Information, Civic Education and Communications Technology THE PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP COMMISSION ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE CONTRACT SIGNING CEREMONY in respect of INTERNATIONAL CONNECTIVITY TO THE MALAWI RESEARCH and...
By Jean d’Amour MbonyinshutiIn an age of e-learning, access to a reliable and stable internet connection remains an ongoing challenge at the University of Rwanda, the country’s only public university, made up of nine campuses and 30,000 students. University...
Dear Colleagues, It is that time of the year when we take stock of the year 2019 which will soon be behind us. At UbuntuNet Alliance, 2019 has been a very great year in which we registered impressive milestones for ourselves and our NRENs. Just this week, we capped...
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.