Capacity Building: NREN Federation Operators Successfully Trained in Addis Ababa

The UbuntuNet Alliance recently concluded its Federation Operators (FedOps) Training hosted by EthERNet (Ethiopia National Research and Education Network) in the city of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. From January 29th to February 2nd, Federation Operators and representatives from member National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) gathered for an intensive five-day program aimed at enhancing their expertise …

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UbuntuNet Alliance Unveils the Theme for UbuntuNet-Connect 2024!

Get ready to embark on the road to this year’s annual research and education networking conference as UbuntuNet Alliance proudly announces the theme for this year’s UbuntuNet-Connect 2024 conference: “Maximizing Technological Advancements in Research and Education.“ With technology evolving at an unprecedented pace, this conference is set delve into the transformative power of technology within …

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MAREN Unveils Plans To Launch Research Radio And Television Station

In a groundbreaking move, the Malawi Research and Education Network (MAREN) has announced plans to launch a dedicated research-focused radio and television station as part of its visionary 2024-2028 Strategic Plan. The initiative is set to address the critical issue of limited research dissemination, with the aim of making valuable research more accessible to a …

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MAREN And ASNET-AM Launch Twinning Project To Boost ICT Skills And Collaboration

High-Performance Computing, Big Data Analytics, and Communication Workshops Mark the Commencement of NREN Twinning Project The Malawi Research and Education Network (MAREN) and ASNET-AM, the National Research and Education Network of Armenia, have inaugurated their NREN Twinning Project, marked by a series of workshops focusing on High-Performance Computing (HPC), Big Data Analytics, Communication, and Marketing. …

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Notice of Annual General Meeting – Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 3rd May 2024.

UbuntuNet Alliance wishes to inform all Members that the 18th Annual General Meeting of Members (AGM) will be held on Friday,  May 3, 2024 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia starting from 9am. The AGM is the highest governing body of UbuntuNet Alliance and is composed of NREN Members and members of the Board of Trustees.   The …

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TNC 2024 Emerging NREN Programme (ENP24) Now Open for Application

The GÉANT Emerging NREN Programme (ENP) is part of the GÉANT Project (GN5-1) 1 and has been taking place alongside TNC, GÉANT’s flagship yearly conference, since 2018. In its consecutive editions the programme has aimed to integrate individuals from emerging NRENs from around the globe into the TNC community and create further synergies and connections …

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KENET Extends Last Mile Fiber Connectivity in Remote and Isolated Areas

Digital inclusion refers to the efforts and policies aimed at ensuring that all individuals and communities have access to and effectively use digital technologies improving their digital skills. The goal of digital inclusion is to bridge the digital divide and create equal opportunities for everyone to participate in the increasingly digital and technology-driven aspects of …

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Introducing Prof. Hellicy Ngambi: New Chairperson of the UbuntuNet Alliance

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Prof. Hellicy Ngambi as the new Chairperson  of the UbuntuNet Alliance, effective from 1st January 2024. Prof. Ngambi brings a wealth of experience and a visionary approach to her role, following in the footsteps of the esteemed Prof. Stephen Simukanga, who served two successful terms as the …

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RENU Launches Community Magazine

The Research and Education Network for Uganda (RENU) has launched its community magazine called KobWeb. This is more than just a magazine; it’s a celebration of knowledge, community, and innovative solutions. Our magazine is a platform that showcases the remarkable achievements and contributions, from within RENU’s vibrant research and education community towards the achievement of …

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February’s AfricArXiv Open Science Webinar Series

AfricArxiv enables researchers across the continent to have a dedicated platform to disseminate their findings, making them accessible to a global audience. By facilitating open access to scholarly work, UbuntuNet Alliance plays a pivotal role in advancing the principles of open science, enhancing research visibility, and driving innovation across Africa. The month of February will …

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