TERNET

Data relief for South African students

Like many other countries, South Africa initiated lockdown in response to the COVID-19 pandemic by March 2020. The Tertiary Education Network of South Africa (TENET) has been busy providing support to the university community. “One of the consequences of the spatial inequalities in South Africa is that when the universities closed, many students went from …

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Submit an Abstract: TERNET International Conference on Digital Transformation, 10-11 September 2020

Theme: “Towards Digital Transformation in Research and Education” The digitization phenomena characterised by new technologies innovated out of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the 21st century offers unprecedented breakthroughs such as artificial intelligence, Big Data analytics, edge computing, Internet, social media, augmented reality, mobile technologies, blockchain, cloud computing, cyber-physical systems, open education resources, robotics …

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TERNET leaps barriers to global teaching and learning

The challenge of a local university that operates globally What does a modern teaching and learning facility that is part of a global institution of higher learning need to have to stay in touch with its partner campuses in other parts of the world? The internet of course; no prizes for guessing! But if you …

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Dr. Margareth Mushi is new TERNET CEO

The Tanzanian Education and Research Network, (TERNET) in April 2017 appointed Dr. Magreth Mushi as its new CEO replacing Dr. Amosi Nungu who has been moved to the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology in the department of Science, Technology and Innovation. Confirming her appointment, Dr. Mushi, who previously served as Deputy CEO for the …

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TERNET CTO, Damas Makweba speaks on the NREN’s progress in facilitating research and education networking in Tanzania

National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) within the UbuntuNet Alliance region continue to evolve at different paces. While some NRENs are progressing at a faster rate, others are progressing slowly. NUANCE caught up with Damas Makweba, the Chief Technical Officer (CTO) for the Tanzania Education and Research Network (TERNET) to find out the state of …

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NUANCE – September 2014

Lifetime benefits to be gained from East Africa’s Collaborative  Climate Change Initiative The Sub-Saharan Africa, like the rest of the world, has not been spared from the effects of climate change. Recent UN data indicates that, if not much investment is made in mitigating climate change, the region is likely to experience reduced crop yields …

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NUANCE – March 2013

Call for papers: UbuntuNet-Connect 2013: Transforming education and research UbuntuNet Alliance is calling for abstracts of papers to be presented at the UbuntuNet-Connect 2013 Conference. The Conference will be held in Kigali among the green hills of Rwanda from 14-15 November 2013. The theme of the conference is Transforming Education and Research, and the papers …

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NUANCE – November 2011

UbuntuNet-Connect 2011 Conference, best networking event UbuntuNet-Connect 2011 closed on Friday, 25th November 2011 at Safari Park Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya after two days of exciting presentations and discussions around the theme: Access for Success. The conference brought together delegates from Africa, Europe, North America and Latin America, including education and ICT policy makers; regulators; …

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