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RENU Launch eduroam on the GO

On the 8th day of September 2022, the Research and Education Network of Uganda (RENU) celebrated two years of Metro eduroam. The occasion was marked by the launch of an innovation that may revolutionize eduroam worldwide, eduroam on the GO!  This is a pocket-sized routing device developed to allow researchers, students and university staff to …

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KENET Takes Research Engagement to New Heights by Awarding 11 Small Research Grants

NRENs in the UbuntuNet Alliance region continue to play a massive role in the cause for Research and Education throughout the Eastern and Southern African region. KENET remains one of the most vibrant NRENs within the community and this has recently been demonstrated by the awarding of 11 small research grants to STEM early career research grantees …

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African NRENs meet to kick-start conversation about their contribution to UN SDGs

This story was sourced from the official AfricaConnect3 website and was written by Siliva Fiore of GÉANT On September 14, 2022, representatives from several African countries took part in the online webinar organised by the AfricaConnect3 Communications team “How are African NRENs contributing to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals?“. The webinar meant to be …

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ZAMREN: Celebrating 10 years of Enabling Knowledge and Digital Transformation

Zambia Research and Education Network (ZAMREN) was formed in 2007 by three education institutions, Copperbelt University, University of Zambia and Mulungushi University. In 2012, ZAMREN was operationalised after the industry regulator Zambia Information and Communications Technology (ZICTA) granted the service license and is registered as Public Benefit Organization (PBO). This year, ZAMREN celebrates ten years …

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UbuntuNet-Connect 2022 Conference Programme Now Out. Register Now!

With the 15th annual research and education networking conference just 3 months away, UbuntuNet Alliance is pleased to announce the publication of the programme for the event. View the programme here. Register now, via early bird registration here! This year, the UbuntuNet-Connect Conference is set to be as exciting as always as it will take …

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Network Engineers from our Member NRENs Continue to Benefit from Capacity Building Exercises held By UbuntuNet Alliance.

In order to achieve our vision of a vibrant community of NRENs, UbuntuNet Alliance carries out various capacity building exercises throughout the year. One of such workshops is the Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) scaling techniques workshop. This workshop is meant to help build techniques for Network Engineers from our member NRENs and was held in …

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RENU Makes Connectivity Accessible to all Through Metro eduroam

The Research and Education Network of Uganda (RENU) began the rollout of eduroam in 2020. Since then, RENU has successfully deployed over 500 eduroam hotspots in across the country to the benefit of students and staff via connecting 61 Educational institutions from 42 service locations. Such exceptional progress cannot go unnoticed. We caught up with the Systems and Software …

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SomaliREN succeeds in implementing the international service of eduroam

This article was originally posted on ASREN website After much effort, the Somali Research and Education Network (SomaliREN) has successfully deployed eduroam, the secure world-wide education roaming access service. eduroam allows students, teachers and researchers in more than 100 countries to obtain Internet connectivity across campus and when visiting other participating institutions by simply connecting …

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How can African NRENs Contribute to, and Benefit from, the UN SDGs? Webinar – 14 Sept, 2022

What are the 17 United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and how are they relevant to the African R&E Community? And why should African NRENs consider their contribution to these targets when making a case for their existence? The UN SDGs have become a benchmark to strive towards a better world. Therefore, showcasing that NRENs carry out …

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Showcase your Company and Services at UbuntuNet-Connect 2022

The journey to UbuntuNet-Connect 2022 is well underway. Set to bring together 200-250 people under the theme: Redesigning the Digitalized African College and University, UbuntuNet-Connect 2022 presents a great opportunity for companies to engage with the research and education community of Eastern and Southern Africa. This can be achieved by sponsoring the event. This conference …

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