Madara Ogot

UbuntuNet Alliance and IUCEA finalise Cooperation Details

During a visit to the Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA) Secretariat Headquarters, Kampala, Uganda, the CEO of UbuntuNet Alliance (UA), Prof Madara Ogot, and the Executive Secretary of the IUCEA, Prof. Gaspard Banyankibona, sat down with their technical teams and finalised the text for a Memorandum of Understanding between the two institutions. The March …

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Kenya and Nigeria Lead in Registrations on Utafiti Africa

Utafiti Africa, UbuntuNet Alliance’s research funding opportunities portal that was launched towards the end of February this year, has recorded an impressive 262 registrations from across the continent in the past month. The portal, that currently has over 100 open funding opportunities in all disciplines, makes it convenient to filter opportunities by combinations of country, …

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Webinar Series 2022-2: Cloudflare Services, NRENs, and Higher Education

The webinar on Cloudflare Services, NRENs, and Higher Education was the second webinar for our 2022 series. The webinar was held on March 2, 2022. It has broken it down into three sequential parts for easy reference. Part 1 – Introduction and Overview of Cloudflare in the Context of NRENs and Higher Education Duration 40:23 …

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Webinar Series 2022-1: Amazon Web Services and Higher Education

The webinar on Amazon Web Services and the Higher Education kicked of our 2022 webinar series. The webinar was held on February 23, 2022. We have broken it down into four sequential parts for easy reference. Part 1 – Introduction and Overview of AWS Duration 20:44 minutes Part 2 – AWS and Higher Education Duration: …

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UA Launches its “Utafiti Africa” Research Opportunities Platform

The ability for African researchers to conduct high-quality research is crucial for Africans to address Africa’s development challenges. Their research provides the evidence necessary for impactful policy development and the creation of appropriate evidence-based solutions. Researchers in Africa face many challenges in accessing research funding. Prof Tassew Woldehanna, President of Addis Ababa University, suggested at …

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