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Profile: UbuntuNet Alliance new CEO Eng. Dr. Matthews Mtumbuka speaks to his alma mater, University of Oxford on his new role

Eng. Dr. Matthews Mtumbuka, born in Malawi, attained his DPhil in Communications Engineering at the University of Oxford in 2005. Following his appointment as the CEO of UbuntuNet Alliance, the Department of Engineering Science of University of Oxford caught up with their alumni, to ask him about how his experience and stay at the reputable …

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13th UbuntuNet Alliance Annual General Meeting of Members elects new members of Board of Trustees

National Research and Education Network (NREN) representatives at the 13th UbuntuNet Alliance Annual General Meeting of Members held Tuesday, 30th April 2019 at the Imperial Golf View Hotel in Entebbe, Uganda have appointed new members of the UbuntuNet Alliance Board of Trustees in an elective meeting that has seen 4 members of the outgoing board …

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UbuntuNet Alliance Appoints Engineer Dr. Matthews Mtumbuka as CEO

25th April 2019, Lilongwe, Malawi: The Chairperson of UbuntuNet Alliance, Prof. Stephen Simukanga is pleased to announce the appointment of Malawian Engineer Dr. Matthews Mtumbuka as the new CEO of the Eastern and Southern Africa Research and Education Network effective 1st May 2019. Eng. Dr. Mtumbuka has been appointed to the new position after satisfying …

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NREN Members welcome interim CEO Tusu, bid farewell to former CEO Dr. Pascal Hoba

The year 2019 started with new leadership at the UbuntuNet Alliance secretariat as former CEO, Eng. Dr. Francis Tusu Tusubira was appointed Acting CEO of the Alliance effective 1st January 2019 replacing Dr. Pascal Hoba who left the organisation in December 2018 following the expiry of his four year contract. Eng. Dr. Tusu, who was …

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UbuntuNet Alliance Chairperson Prof. Stephen Simukanga elected World Academy of Sciences Fellow

The Chairperson of UbuntuNet Alliance Professor Stephen Simukanga has been elected Fellow of The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) for the advancement of Science in developing countries. The Zambia Higher Education Authority (HEA) Director General’s election to the Academy came into effect on 1st January 2019 and he joins other 1,222 Fellows, who include 14 …

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UbuntuNet Alliance appoints Eng. Dr Francis Tusubira as Acting CEO

3rd January 2019: Lilongwe, Malawi: The Chairperson, Professor Stephen Simukanga and Members of the Board of Trustees of UbuntuNet Alliance are pleased to announce the appointment of Eng. Dr. Francis “Tusu” Tusubira as acting CEO of UbuntuNet Alliance effective 1st January 2019. Eng.Dr. Tusubira succeeds Dr. Pascal Hoba who has left the Alliance following the …

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Prof Stephen Simukanga appointed UbuntuNet Alliance Chairperson

UbuntuNet Alliance is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Stephen Simukanga, as its Chairperson for the next three years effective 20th September 2017. Professor Simukanga is the Director General of the Higher Education Authority of Zambia and former Vice Chancellor of the University of Zambia. Prof Simukanga’s appointment follows a successful completion of a …

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UbuntuNet Alliance has new composition of members of the Board of Trustees, Prof Hellicy Nga’mbi appointed Acting Chairperson

At its 11th Annual General Meeting of Members (AGM) held on 21st April 2017 in Livingstone, Zambia, Members of UbuntuNet Alliance elected a new Board of Trustees of the Alliance for a two year term. Representatives of Member NRENs at the AGM constituted the new Board of Trustees by electing candidates whose nominations were submitted …

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UbuntuNet Alliance to elect new Chairperson, Board of Trustees

A dawn of new top management leadership is on the horizon for the UbuntuNet Alliance which has now launched a hunt for a new Chairperson and new members of Board of Trustees following the impending end of term of offices for incumbent Chairperson and members of the Board of Trustees. UbuntuNet Alliance announced the appointment …

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UbuntuNet Alliance Deputy Chair wins national engineer award

The UbuntuNet Alliance family is once again happy to be associated with its Vice Chairperson and Board Member Dr. Iman Abuel Maaly Abdelrahman, who was in June this year named as the recipient of the 2015 Sudanese “Distinguished Arab Woman Engineer” by the Federation of Sudanese Engineers, the biggest professional organisation for engineers in Sudan. …

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