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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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NUANCE – April 2011

NUANCE speaks French enfin! UbuntuNet’s first six members were countries where English, French, Portuguese and Arabic were the main international languages. Given the multi-lingual nature of our Alliance community, we have long wanted to make available Alliance resources in the languages most familiar to our community. Finally, the April 2011 issue of Nuance ushers in …

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NUANCE – September 2010

About this Issue Tusu, CEO, UbuntuNet Alliance In preparation for UbuntuNet-Connect 2010, we thought it would be useful to share some updates on progress among the different NRENs to prime our readers for this important annual event.  The briefs come straight from the desks of the CEOs of the member NRENs.  Any way one looks …

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NUANCE – September 2008

UbuntuNet Alliance and AAU sign Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) With an aim of cementing the working relationship in research and education networking in Africa, UbuntuNet Alliance and the Association of African Universities (AAU) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding. The two parties agree to work together to promote research and education networking in Africa, based …

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NUANCE – July 2008

African countries committing academic suicide through poor sector policy and regulation  By F.F. Tusubira Universities belonging to 9 of the 10 member NRENs of UbuntuNet Alliance currently spend about USD1.25 million per month for only 770 Mbps shared among 163 institutions.  In Europe, North America or the Far East, this level of expenditure can purchase …

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NUANCE – May 2008

Four new NRENs welcomed at UbuntuNet Alliance 2nd Council of Members Meeting UbuntuNet Alliance held its 2nd Council of Members Meeting in Lusaka, Zambia on 18th April 2008. The meeting was called in accordance with the Alliance’s statutes that call for an annual meeting of members. The 2nd Council of Members meeting witnessed four NRENs …

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