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AfriGEO Community counts on AfricaConnect3 project for enhanced Internet connectivity

The African Group on Earth Observation (AfriGEO) community, a member of the global Group on Earth Observation (GEO) says it expects the AfricaConnect3 project, a Pan-African project aimed at creating an internet network for research and education across Africa, to boost internet connectivity in the community’s sites in Africa. GEO is a unique global network …

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AfricaConnect3 to feature at Paris Peace Forum 2020

After a competitive selection process with over 850 applications, the AfricaConnect3 project has been selected as one of the 100 projects to be showcased at the third edition of the Paris Peace Forum 2020 from the 11th to the 13th of November 2020. The Paris Peace Forum is a prestigious event that seeks to advance …

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Register for the Virtual Workshop on Collaboration between AfriGEO & AfricaConnect3

UbuntuNet Alliance in collaboration with its sister African Regional Education Networks of West and Central African Research and Education Network (WACREN) and the Arab States Research and Education Network ( ASREN) invite you to register for the African Group on Earth Observation (AfriGEO) and AfricaConnect3 Collaboration workshop which will be held on Wednesday, 19th August …

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Skills Profile Development Workshop

This online workshop, taking place on August 19, 2020 at 11:00 – 13:30 UTC is part of the objective in AfricaConnect3 to establish a framework to guide the development of Open Access Repositories (OARs) and Open Access Journals (OAJs). Stakeholders will discuss evolving skills profiles of African higher learning institutions (HLI) librarians using feedback generated from the LIBSENSE …

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The AAU and the RRENs Call for strengthening of campus network infrastructure for African Higher Education Institutions to cope with COVID-19 disruptions

6th April 2020: Accra, Ghana Amidst the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, many academic and research communities have resolved to work remotely for health and safety reasons. This situation has proved the importance of building strong communications infrastructures for higher education and research institutions, able to support advanced services delivered through high-speed telecommunications networks. The Association of …

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Egyptian Universities Network (EUN) Connects to ASREN and GÉANT under the AfricaConnect3 Project

The Arab States Research and Education Network (ASREN) and the Egyptian Universities Network (EUN) have signed an agreement during ASREN’s ninth annual conference in Abu Dhabi, under which ASREN will provide a high bandwidth link between EUN and the pan-European GÉANT network through ASREN’s Point of Presence (PoP) in London. ASREN will operate the link …

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AfricaConnect3 project to extend pan-African high-speed internet connectivity and services for research and education

PRESS RELEASE 18th December 2019/Brussels, Belgium Following the success of predecessor projects ‘AfricaConnect’ and ‘AfricaConnect2’, Africa’s three regional Research and Education Networks (RENs) UbuntuNet Alliance, West and Central African Research and Education Network (WACREN) and the Arab States Research and Education Network (ASREN), in partnership with Europe’s leading collaboration on e-infrastructure and services GÉANT, have …

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Abu-Ghazaleh: Moroccan Academic and Research Network (MARWAN) Connects to GÉANT and ASREN under the AfricaConnect2 Project

H.E. Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, Chairman of the Arab States Research and Education Network (ASREN) and H.E. Prof. Mohamed Khalfaoui, Director of Centre National pour la Recherche Scientifique et Technique (CNRST) have signed an agreement under which ASREN will provide a high capacity connection between the Moroccan National Research and Education Network (MARWAN) and the pan-European …

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ASREN gears up for e-Age 2016

There definitely won’t be a better way for the global research and education community to wrap the year 2016 than to be part of the Arab States Research and Education Network (ASREN)’s annual conference, Integrating Arab e-Infrastructure in a Global Environment, e-AGE, which will be held on 1-2 December 2016 in Beirut, Lebanon. ASREN, WACREN …

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NUANCE – June 2013

Final call! Submit a paper for the UbuntuNet-Connect 2013 conference UbuntuNet-Connect 2013, the unique annual conference that provides the appropriate forum to showcase progress in research and education networking in Africa, is this year again inviting authors to submit papers. The theme for this, the 6th UbuntuNet Alliance annual conference, is: Transforming Research and Education. …

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