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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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KENET strikes 40 percent data bundle price reduction deal for member institutions

As one way of sustaining teaching and learning through various online platforms during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Kenya Education Network (KENET) has collaborated with the country’s mobile service providers to provide data bundles at discounted prices to KENET institutions’ students and faculty members. Under the deal, Safaricom will be providing monthly 10GB data bundles at …

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KENET, MoRENet, RENU and TERNET in Workshop on LPWAN Solutions for the Internet of Things, 17-21 February 2020, Makerere University, Uganda

Four NREN Members of UbuntuNet Alliance namely; Kenya Education Network (KENET), Mozambique Research and Education Network (MoRENet), Tanzania Education and Research Network (TERNET) and Research and Education Network of Uganda (RENU) are part of the stakeholders of the Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) Solutions for the Internet of Things Workshop which will be held …

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KENET helps in preserving a vital food source

Cassava, a woody shrub that is part of the spurge family, is extensively cultivated as an annual crop in tropical and subtropical regions for its edible starchy tuberous root. It is a major source of carbohydrates and the third-largest source of food carbohydrates in the tropics. As a major staple food in the developing world, …

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KENET boost Internet for students, making speeds 25 times faster*

Kenya Education Network (KENET) and Liquid Telecom Kenya have migrated Kenya’s education and research institutions onto connections that are up to 25 times faster than were possible in the past. The new connections are increasing the total Internet capacity distributed to KENET member institutions using Liquid Telecom Kenya’s network from as little as 200 megabytes …

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IBM, KENET to Deliver Certification Courses in 50 Kenyan Universities

Kenya Education Network (KENET), which is one of UbuntuNet Alliances’ National Research and Education Network (NREN) Members, has become the first sub-Saharan Africa NREN to partner with IBM in delivering advanced hands-on certification courses to faculty and students of 50 Kenyan universities over its broadband network. The certification courses will develop and enhance job market …

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EUGridPMA Approves KENET Certification Authority

The European Policy Management Authority for Grid Authentication (EUGridPMA) recently approved the Kenya Education Network (KENET) Certification Authority (CA) and Root CA after a year of reviewing the NREN’s CA policy statements. EUGridPMA is the international organization that coordinates the trust environment for e-Infrastructure for research in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Among other …

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NUANCE – February 2014

Call for Abstracts: UbuntuNet-Connect 2014 – Infrastructure – Innovation – Inclusion Submit an abstract for the 7th UbuntuNet-Connect 2014!. The conference will be held in Lusaka, Zambia from 11 to 12 November 2014 and will be hosted by Zambia Research and Education Network (ZAMREN), the NREN of Zambia. The theme for this year’s conference is …

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NUANCE – January 2014

Proceedings for UbuntuNet-Connect 2013 now available online The Proceedings and report of the 6th UbuntuNet Alliance annual conference is now out and available online. These are papers which were presented at the UbuntuNet-Connect 2013, which took place at Lemigo Hotel in Kigali, Rwanda from 14 to 15 November 2013. The proceedings include 21 full text …

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