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AfricaConnect3 project to extend pan-African high-speed internet connectivity and services for research and education

PRESS RELEASE 18th December 2019/Brussels, Belgium Following the success of predecessor projects ‘AfricaConnect’ and ‘AfricaConnect2’, Africa’s three regional Research and Education Networks (RENs) UbuntuNet Alliance, West and Central African Research and Education Network (WACREN) and the Arab States Research and Education Network (ASREN), in partnership with Europe’s leading collaboration on e-infrastructure and services GÉANT, have …

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NUANCE – October 2011

Promoting research and education networking agenda through strategic communication Do our NRENs have the national visibility that can make their task easier?  It seems that this may not be the case!  Through an in-house study, UbuntuNet Alliance has discovered that many of its member NRENs do not appear to  prioritise  communication,  as such people within …

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NUANCE – September 2011

AfricaConnect’s Three Musketeers: All for One and One for All Like Alexandre Dumas’ Three Musketeers, AfricaConnect’s trio of engineers – Joe Kimaili, Daniel Lete and Andrew Alston champion collaboration for the common good: all for one and one for all. Echoing the spirit of Ubuntu, these three engineers are working together with single-minded purpose to …

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NUANCE – July 2009

SEACOM Cable goes live At long last, the SEACOM cable from London and Marseilles to South Africa was finally switched on towards the end of July 2009, ultimately connecting the coastal countries of Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique and South Africa. The cable has brought hope and excitement in the region as users expect bandwidth prices to …

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NUANCE – April 2009

3rd Council of Members Meeting held in Nairobi and New Director elected The 3rd UbuntuNet Alliance Council of Members Meeting was held in Nairobi, Kenya on 17th April 2009, hosted by KENET. The Meeting was called in accordance with UbuntuNet’s Articles of Association, which stipulate that the Council of Members Meeting be held within 4 …

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NUANCE – November 2008

Greetings! As we close the year, we would like to congratulate our colleagues in different communities on successfully going through Diwali; and Idd-Al-Adhuha.  For the Christians, a Merry Christmas.  And to all, a Happy and Prosperous New Year of Research and Education Networking! The secretariat will close for holidays from 20th Dec 2008 to 3rd …

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