Harold Bowa

NREN Network Engineers Training 2022: BGP Zero to Hero

From 21st to 25th March 2022, UbuntuNet Alliance organized a workshop for NREN engineers titled “BGP Zero to Hero.” Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) is the routing protocol that enables the exchange of routing information between autonomous systems. The workshop targeted technical personnel from the Alliance member NRENs. It comprised of theoretical and practical sessions on …

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RENU Provides Direct Engineering Assistance to EQUSaT

Through their annual capacity building programme, the Research Education Network of Uganda (RENU), has successfully provided Direct Engineering Assistance (DEA) to the Equatorial University of Science and Technology (EQUSaT) located in Masaka City. RENU, a member of UbuntuNet Alliance, continues to make an impact within its community through its capacity building programmes for members. The …

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The Official YouTube Channel for UbuntuNet Alliance: UbuntuNet TV!

As the Regional Research and Education Network of Eastern and Southern Africa, we have launched a YouTube channel dubbed UbuntuNetTV. The YouTube channel will be home of videos on services, events, capacity building activities held under the AfricaConnect project and much more content relevant to the community. UbuntuNet Allaince is leading the charge to a …

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Strengthening the Community Through NREN Twinning

Development inequalities among the National Regional and Education Networks (NRENs) has posed a big challenge in creating an enabling environment where both vertical and horizontal collaborations can be fostered.  To address this, the Alliance is embarking on creation of a community of NRENs that can actively interact more through capacity building and advocacy. Unfortunately, not …

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Botswana Research and Education Network  appoints Executive Committee

Recently admitted member of the Alliance, the Botswana Research and Education Network (BotsREN), has constituted its first Executive Committee to spearhead its operationalisation in the country. BotsREN was admitted as the 17th member of the Alliance in December 2019 and instituted an interim committee to run its affairs. At its Annual General Meeting held in …

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UbuntuNet Alliance bids Farewell to its Communications Officer

The UbuntuNet Alliance on Wednesday, 23rd February 2022 held a farewell dinner for its longest serving Communications Officer, Hastings Ndebvu who has left the Alliance after seven years. Ndebvu, who joined the Alliance on 1st July 2015, has left to take up a lecturing post at his alma mater, Malawi University of Business and Applied …

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UbuntuNet Alliance Rolls Out Digital Certificates Services.

As the modern world and the organizations within it increasingly integrate themselves to the use of digital tools, having a website has become nothing short of an expectation for any organization. With all the security concerns that come with the use of websites to traffic important files, there is need to ensure the high-level security. …

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UbuntuNet Alliance Now Offers Digital Object Identifier Services

Research data and output has been made globally accessible through the Internet, advancing Open Science and aiding in the removal of barriers to research output, resources, methods and tools, thereby facilitation of effective approaches to research.  Research documents can be distinctly identified online using Digital Object Identifier (DOI).  A DOI is a string of characters …

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Request for Expression of Interest for External Audit Services

Background UbuntuNet Alliance is the regional research and education networking organisation for Eastern and Southern Africa. It builds and operates UbuntuNet, the regional high speed Internet backbone network for Eastern and Southern Africa.  UbuntuNet Alliance is registered in Malawi as a not-for-profit association of National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) in Africa with the aim …

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Vacancy: Communications Officer

Background UbuntuNet Alliance is the regional research and education networking organisation for Eastern and Southern Africa. It builds and operates UbuntuNet, the regional high speed Internet backbone network for Eastern and Southern Africa.  UbuntuNet Alliance is registered in Malawi as a not-for-profit association of National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) in Africa with the aim …

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