Events

NRENs – Connecting Africa to Unlimited Possibilities”: UbuntuNet Alliance, GÉANT and World Bank Hold Joint Session at the Connected Africa Summit 2024

The 2024 Connected Africa Summit, held at the Uhuru Gardens in Nairobi, Kenya from April 21st to 25th, was a vibrant gathering of African leaders, investors, and innovators. Against the backdrop of harnessing the vast opportunities presented by the digital economy, this summit addressed barriers and pressing issues affecting the African economy. The summit also …

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The NREN Community Converges in Abuja, Nigeria for the WACREN 2024 Conference

It was another exciting year for the researchers and education networks across the world as they converged in Abuja, Nigeria to celebrate the West and Central African Research and Education Network conference (WACREN 2024). The conference themed ‘Charting the Course: Forging Future-Ready Higher Education and Research Communities’ was on March 7 and 8, 2024 at …

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Call for Abstracts and Panel Session Proposals Now Open: UbuntuNet-Connect 2024

We are thrilled to announce the opening of the call for abstracts and panel session proposals for UbuntuNet-Connect 2024, the premier conference dedicated to advancing research and education networking in East and Southern Africa. This year, UbuntuNet-Connect will be held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and hosted by TERNET. As always, the conference offers a …

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UbuntuNet Alliance Unveils the Theme for UbuntuNet-Connect 2024!

Get ready to embark on the road to this year’s annual research and education networking conference as UbuntuNet Alliance proudly announces the theme for this year’s UbuntuNet-Connect 2024 conference: “Maximizing Technological Advancements in Research and Education.“ With technology evolving at an unprecedented pace, this conference is set delve into the transformative power of technology within …

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Notice of Annual General Meeting – Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 3rd May 2024.

UbuntuNet Alliance wishes to inform all Members that the 18th Annual General Meeting of Members (AGM) will be held on Friday,  May 3, 2024 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 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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TNC 2024 Emerging NREN Programme (ENP24) Now Open for Application

The GÉANT Emerging NREN Programme (ENP) is part of the GÉANT Project (GN5-1) 1 and has been taking place alongside TNC, GÉANT’s flagship yearly conference, since 2018. In its consecutive editions the programme has aimed to integrate individuals from emerging NRENs from around the globe into the TNC community and create further synergies and connections …

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The first UbuntuNet Alliance Women Hackathon: Empowering Women Through AfricaConnect3

In a groundbreaking prelude to the UbuntuNet-Connect 2023 Conference from October 23 to 25, 2023, the UbuntuNet Alliance, in collaboration with the European Union under the AfricaConnect3 project, orchestrated a historic event – the first-ever UbuntuNet Alliance Women Hackathon. This initiative, an integral part of the AfricaConnect3 deliverables, was designed to champion gender equality in …

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UbuntuNet-Connect 2023: A Resounding Success in Kampala, Uganda

The 16th annual UbuntuNet Alliance conference, UbuntuNet-Connect 2023, held in Kampala, Uganda, on October 26th and 27th, was an unqualified success. Hosted by the Research and Education Network of Uganda (RENU), this year’s conference surpassed all expectations and made a lasting impact for several remarkable reasons. One of the standout features of UbuntuNet-Connect 2023 was …

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Bridging the Gender Gap in ICT Innovation – The first UbuntuNet Alliance Women Hackathon

In a groundbreaking moment for the UbuntuNet Alliance region in East and Southern Africa, the first Women Hackathon unfolded from October 23rd to 25th, 2023, as part of the EU co-funded AfricaConnect 3 capacity building initiatives. This historic event marked the first-ever women-exclusive hackathon in the region, cementing its status as a monumental success in …

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Secure Your Spot at UbuntuNet-Connect 2023 Via Normal Registration

We are thrilled to announce the latest updates regarding the UbuntuNet-Connect 2023 Conference! As the early bird registration phase officially comes to a close on 31st August 2023, we want to express our sincere gratitude to those who have registered. Your commitment to our community is truly remarkable. For those who missed the early bird …

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