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Call for Abstracts and Panel Proposals for UbuntuNet-Connect 2022

UbuntuNet Alliance is pleased to announce its 15th annual Research and Education Networking conference, UbuntuNet Connect 2022, which shall be a hybrid event in the capital city of Botswana, Gaborone, on 24th and 25th November 2022.  The event shall be hosted by the NREN of Botswana, BotsREN. The theme for is Redesigning the Digitalized African …

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Regional, National Research and Education Networks appeal for recognition from governments as UbuntuNet-Connect 2020 opens in Style

African National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) have appealed to the African Union Commission (AUC) to help in lobbying  African governments to recognize the NRENs as enablers of technology and providers of Internet connectivity and other research and education tools for education and research institutions in their countries.   UbuntuNet Alliance Vice Chairperson, Dr. Julianne …

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Theme for UbuntuNet-Connect 2020 announced. Register now!

National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) exist in 38 countries in Africa – albeit at different stages of development – with the primary role of connecting research and education institutions and providing them with other value-added services driving digital transformation. When the Covid-19 pandemic spread around the globe, while education and research institutions in the …

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UbuntuNet-Connect 2020 to be held as a virtual event

UbuntuNet Alliance is pleased to announce that its 13th annual research and education networking conference, UbuntuNet-Connect 2020, will be held as a virtual event from 18-20 November 2020. The event was scheduled to be held in Johannesburg, South Africa and hosted by the Tertiary Education and Research Network of South Africa (TENET) the NREN of …

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UbuntuNet-Connect 2019 programme announced

UbuntuNet Alliance is delighted to announce that the draft programme for its 12th annual networking conference, UbuntuNet-Connect 2019, scheduled for 31st October – 1st November 2019 in Antananarivo, Madagascar is now published. The programme, published here, contains an exciting line up of activities which will start with a Zumba session for participants on the morning …

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Book accommodation, register for UbuntuNet-Connect 2019!

If you are one of the delegates packing your bags for UbuntuNet-Connect 2019 in Antananarivo, Madagascar, then you can benefit from affordable accommodation at hotels where UbuntuNet Alliance has negotiated special rates for conference participants. Carlton Hotel, the conference venue is a nice destination for participants that want to just walk from their rooms to …

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Lets launch! AfricaConnect2 upgraded UbuntuNet network to be launched at UbuntuNet-Connect 2019 in Madagascar

In November 2015, officials from the European Commission and UbuntuNet Alliance converged at the European Union Delegation offices in Maputo, Mozambique to sign the €10 million AfricaConnect2 Cluster 1 (Eastern and Southern Africa) project contract agreement between the two organisations – one of the two contracts for the €26.6 million pan-African project. Fast forward to …

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Zumba session at UbuntuNet-Connect 2019, bring your costume!

Coming to UbuntuNet-Connect 2019 and worried about lack of fitness activities whilst there? Worry no more! Organisers of the conference have planned a one hour Zumba session for participants on Thursday, 31st October 2019 from 5:30 to 6:30 am at the Carlton Hotel. The session is absolutely free and open to all participants who would …

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And the venue for UbuntuNet-Connect 2019 is…Carlton Hotel!

UbuntuNet Alliance and the Research and Education Network for Academic and Learning Activities, iRENALA, the NREN of Madagascar and the host of UbuntuNet-Connect 2019 are pleased to announce that the flagship conference will be held at the 5-Star Carlton Hotel in Antananarivo, Madagascar. The conference, which will be held on 31st October – 1st November …

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