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UbuntuNet Alliance partners Indiana University, others in second phase of NEA3R initiative

UbuntuNet Alliance has once again partnered with the International Networks at the Indiana University in the five year $4.75 million Networks for European, American, African, and Arctic Research (NEA3R) initiative supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF). International Networks at IU will jointly lead the initiative with the Advanced North Atlantic consortium, which consists of …

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UbuntuNet Alliance, RedCLARA sign MoU during TICAL 2020

Eastern and Southern African and Latin American Regional Research and Education Networks UbuntuNet Alliance and RedCLARA opened a new era of collaboration between them on Thursday, 3rd September 2020 when they signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that is expected to open up research and collaboration opportunities between the two entities and their member institutions. …

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South America and South Africa establish their first direct connection

The night of September 17, 2020, will be remembered as the one in which Africa and South America connected for the first time, through a BGP peer established between TENET (Tertiary Education & Research Network of South Africa) and RedCLARA. The BGP peer uses the AmLight link through the SACS (South Atlantic Cable System) and WACS (West African Cable System) …

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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 and attend the virtual TICAL 2020 conference, 31st August – 3rd September 2020

RedCLARA, its members, and the Organizing Committee of TICAL 2020 program, have decided to carry out the tenth version of the Conference in a virtual way, bringing the program of the tenth edition of the Conference from a face-to-face format to a new fully digital version to help foster regional participation. Prospective participants from the …

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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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