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Introducing Prof. Hellicy Ngambi: New Chairperson of the UbuntuNet Alliance

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Prof. Hellicy Ngambi as the new Chairperson  of the UbuntuNet Alliance, effective from 1st January 2024. Prof. Ngambi brings a wealth of experience and a visionary approach to her role, following in the footsteps of the esteemed Prof. Stephen Simukanga, who served two successful terms as the …

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Strengthening UbuntuNet Alliance’s Corporate Governance

The day after the UbuntuNet Connect Conference in Kampala, Uganda, concluded, the Alliance’s Board of Trustees held a corporate governance workshop. The main agenda of the workshop was to review and discuss the outcomes of self-evaluations conducted by the Board and its Committees individually online a few weeks earlier. These annual evaluations are crucial activities …

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Interview with Dr. Julianne Sansa-Otim, Vice Chairperson of the UbuntuNet Alliance’s board

“I would like to be known as an intelligent woman, a courageous woman, a loving woman, a woman who teaches by being.” Maya Angelou Dr. Sansa-Otim is a resourceful and productive researcher who takes pride and initiative in going above set objectives. She is currently the Vice Chairperson of the board of directors for UbuntuNet Alliance …

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ZIMREN Successfully Hosts the UbuntuNet Alliance 17th Annual General Meeting.

UbuuntuNet Alliance successfully held its 17th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on May 5th, 2023, at the prestigious Cresta Lodge in Harare, Zimbabwe hosted by the Zimbabwean Research and Education Network. The event brought together NREN CEOs, UbuntuNet Alliance management, and the Alliance’s esteemed board to deliberate on matters governing the organization and make crucial decisions. …

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Notice of Annual General Meeting – Harare, Zimbabwe, 5th May 2023.

UbuntuNet Alliance wishes to inform all Members that the 17th Annual General Meeting of Members (AGM) will be held on Friday,  May 5, 2023 in Harare, Zimbabwe starting from 9am. The AGM is the highest governing body of UbuntuNet Alliance and is composed of NREN Members and members of the Board of Trustees.   The …

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UbuntuNet Alliance Board Members’ Reflections 2022

On April 22, 2022, UbuntuNet Alliance held its annual general meeting, where six new board members were elected to serve 3 year terms. Prior to the meeting, the Board Chair and three of the retiring members gave their reflections on their experiences o the Board and the hopes for the future of the Alliance.

UbuntuNet Alliance announces CEO transition

Press Release Lilongwe: 13th October 2021: The Chairperson of UbuntuNet Alliance for Research and Education Networking, Prof. Stephen Simukanga would like to inform all stakeholders and the entire community that Eng. Dr. Matthews Mtumbuka has informed the UbuntuNet Alliance Board of Trustees of his decision to resign from his position effective 31st December 2021. Following …

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UbuntuNet Alliance committed to promoting equality for women

On 31st April 2019, UbuntuNet Alliance achieved a remarkable milestone; three women candidates were elected as members of the UbuntuNet Alliance Board of Trustee during the 13th elective Annual General Meeting held on this day in Entebbe, Uganda. For a board comprising 8 trustees (excluding the chairperson and CEO), this was a big statement from …

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UbuntuNet Alliance Board Chair, Prof. Stephen Simukanga elected Chairperson of the Natural Sciences (SC) commission of UNESCO

UbuntuNet Alliance Chairperson, Professor Stephen Simukanga has been elected Chairperson of the Natural Sciences (SC) commission of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) at the 40th Session of the General Conference that took place at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France. A Press Statement published by UNESCO says the the polls were held in accordance with …

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Dr. Julianne Sansa-Otim appointed Vice Chairperson of UbuntuNet Alliance

Dr. Julianne Sansa-Otim has been appointed Vice Chairperson of UbuntuNet Alliance. The appointment was made Tuesday, 28th May 2019 during the first meeting of new members of Board of Trustees elected at the 13th Annual General Meeting of UbuntuNet Alliance held on 30th April 2019 in Entebbe, Uganda. Dr. Sansa-Otim is a resourceful and productive …

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