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UbuntuNet Alliance Participates in the WACREN 2022 Conference

UbuntuNet Alliance was pleased to have its CEO, Prof Madara Ogot and the project manager, Mr. Eliakim Okundi in attendance at this year’s annual research and education conference hosted by WACREN, our sister organization. The conference took place in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire from 25 – 29 April 2022 under the theme “Open Science Africa, Connecting …

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Experts discuss an open access programme for Africa

The consultative forum, which was first in a series, discussed the agenda and programmes to investigate, develop, and evaluate the relevant technical infrastructure, policy implications, and sustainability models. The idea was to come up with interventions that can best serve the strategic and policy goals of the scholars, institutions and governments in the countries of …

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NUANCE – December 2014

More NREN involvement needed in public service delivery using e-infrastructures – EU Research and Education Networks are key actors in transforming developing economies into knowledge societies, spearheading technological and service innovation. They therefore deserve high political visibility towards governments, regulators and academia.  These were the words of Anni Hellman, Deputy Head of e-Infrastructures Unit, DG …

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NUANCE – April 2014

SudREN hosts 8th Council of Members Meeting The Sudanese Research and Education Network (SudREN) successfully hosted the 8th Council of Members cluster of Meetings in Khartoum Sudan at the end of March 2013. From logistics for entry visas to the actual schedule of activities, participants were amazed as if it wasn’t SudREN’s first time to …

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NUANCE – May 2013

UbuntuNet network set to grow UbuntuNet Alliance in collaboration with DANTE (Delivery of Advanced Network Technology to Europe) has awarded a 15 year contract to WIOCC to provide connectivity services in Southern and Eastern Africa, kicking off a two year planning and procurement phase for the AfricaConnect project. This was announced in a press release …

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NUANCE – February 2013

UbuntuNet Alliance announces the 7th Council of Members Meeting UbuntuNet Alliance wishes to inform the community and all Member NRENs that the 7th Council of Members Meeting (the Annual General Meeting of the Alliance) will be held at Protea Hotel Entebbe in Uganda on 12th April 2013. Major highlights of the Council of Members Meeting …

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NUANCE – July 2011

RENU Internal backbone Phase 1 Installed and Undergoing Tests Joseph Kimaili, Chief Network Development Officer, RENU This June, with the assistance of the Internet Educational Equal Access Foundation www.ieeaf.org (IEEAF) , the Research and Education Network for Uganda (RENU) commissioned phase one of its network backbone – covering Kampala metropolitan area and Entebbe. When last …

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NUANCE – June 2010

A coming together of many minds: East African Higher Education and ICT Symposium in Kampala The two-day East African ICT & Higher Education Symposium 2010 was held in Kampala, Uganda from 27 – 28 June 2010.   The Internet Society, Verizon and the Uganda Communications Commission were catalysts of the gathering. This multi-stakeholder Symposium brought together …

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