RENU Launch eduroam on the GO

On the 8th day of September 2022, the Research and Education Network of Uganda (RENU) celebrated two years of Metro eduroam. The occasion was marked by the launch of an innovation that may revolutionize eduroam worldwide, eduroam on the GO!  This is a pocket-sized routing device developed to allow researchers, students and university staff to …

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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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African NRENs meet to kick-start conversation about their contribution to UN SDGs

This story was sourced from the official AfricaConnect3 website and was written by Siliva Fiore of GÉANT On September 14, 2022, representatives from several African countries took part in the online webinar organised by the AfricaConnect3 Communications team “How are African NRENs contributing to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals?“. The webinar meant to be …

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Research Reference Library Added to Utafiti Africa

The Research Reference Library at Utafiti Africa is now online and contains reference books targeting both researchers and research managers. All books are Open Access and are made available by some of the top global publishers. For researchers, the library has books on broadly applicable research methodologies, programming approaches, research ethics, and research statistical methods. …

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ZAMREN: Celebrating 10 years of Enabling Knowledge and Digital Transformation

Zambia Research and Education Network (ZAMREN) was formed in 2007 by three education institutions, Copperbelt University, University of Zambia and Mulungushi University. In 2012, ZAMREN was operationalised after the industry regulator Zambia Information and Communications Technology (ZICTA) granted the service license and is registered as Public Benefit Organization (PBO). This year, ZAMREN celebrates ten years …

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UbuntuNet-Connect 2022 Conference Programme Now Out. Register Now!

With the 15th annual research and education networking conference just 3 months away, UbuntuNet Alliance is pleased to announce the publication of the programme for the event. View the programme here. Register now, via early bird registration here! This year, the UbuntuNet-Connect Conference is set to be as exciting as always as it will take …

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Utafiti Africa Publishes First in a Series of Research-Oriented Video-on-Demand Courses

Utafiti Africa enters its next phase of development with the introduction of self-paced video-on-demand training programmes. The courses shall be developed and presented by experts in their respective fields, thereby strengthening the research skills and capacity of researchers in Africa. Courses seek to cover the full spectrum of research support, from grant proposal writing at …

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Network Engineers from our Member NRENs Continue to Benefit from Capacity Building Exercises held By UbuntuNet Alliance.

In order to achieve our vision of a vibrant community of NRENs, UbuntuNet Alliance carries out various capacity building exercises throughout the year. One of such workshops is the Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) scaling techniques workshop. This workshop is meant to help build techniques for Network Engineers from our member NRENs and was held in …

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Cloud Computing Equipment

Invitation to Tender for the Supply and Installation of Cloud Infrastructure Equipment

UbuntuNet Alliance is the regional research and education networking organisation for Eastern and Southern Africa. It builds and operates UbuntuNet, the regional high speed Internet backbone network for Eastern and Southern Africa.  UbuntuNet Alliance is registered in Malawi as a not-for-profit association of National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) in Africa with the aim of …

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Webinar Series 2022-5: Going Beyond Connectivity (UbuntuNet Alliance Services)

Guided by Regional Research and Education Networks (RRENs), National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) have primarily offered connectivity as the main service to universities (students and staff) and researchers. However, recent times have necessitated the introduction of value-added services on top of Connectivity. This webinar was held as a consultative event with members of the …

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