NUANCE – November 2009

Minister Awori opens UbuntuNet-Connect 2009  The Uganda Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Honourable Aggrey Awori opened the 2 day UbuntuNet-Connect 2009 on 12th November in Kampala, Uganda. The event, the biggest yet to be organised by the Alliance was hosted by RENU and brought together over 100 participants from more than 25 countries across …

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NUANCE – October 2009

All Roads lead to Kampala!  UbuntuNet-Connect 2009 will be held this year in Kampala, hosted by the Research and Education Network of Uganda, RENU.  A cluster of activities will take place surrounding this event: An NREN Routing Training Workshop, 7-10 November,  co-sponsored by the Alliance, ISOC, and AAU; Meeting of the NREN CEOs and CTOs …

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NUANCE – September 2009

UbuntuNet Alliance conducts Outcome Mapping for CORENA Monitoring and evaluation is crucial for the success of a programme. CORENA, Consolidating Research and Education Networking in Africa, puts together the vision and aspirations of UbuntuNet Alliance in the next few years. On 9-11th September 2009, NREN CEOs and Researchers from UbuntuNet Alliance Membership region gathered in …

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NUANCE – August 2009

Senegalese NREN to be formed By Dr Boubakar Barry On 20-21 July 2009, a national policy dialogue meeting was held in Dakar, Senegal to discuss ways and means of establishing an NREN. About 50 participants from all 5 public universities, private universities, research institutes, the ministries in charge of education, scientific research and ICT, the …

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NUANCE – July 2009

SEACOM Cable goes live At long last, the SEACOM cable from London and Marseilles to South Africa was finally switched on towards the end of July 2009, ultimately connecting the coastal countries of Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique and South Africa. The cable has brought hope and excitement in the region as users expect bandwidth prices to …

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NUANCE – June 2009

Twenty Sites Participate in the TNC2009 Right from their Desktops Over 20 remote sites from all over the world participated in the 2009 TERENA Networking Conference which took place in Malaga in Spain from 8 to 10 June 2009. Remote participation was open during the session: Implications & Benefits of Connectivity Beyond Europe on 9th …

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NUANCE – May 2009

TEAMS Cable lands in Mombasa The East African Marine System, TEAMS has landed in Mombasa, Kenya. President Mwai Kibaki of the Republic of Kenya officially launched the landing of the cable on 12th June 2009 at a function which was also attended by Uganda’s Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Minister, Aggrey Awori. The launch has …

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NUANCE – April 2009

3rd Council of Members Meeting held in Nairobi and New Director elected The 3rd UbuntuNet Alliance Council of Members Meeting was held in Nairobi, Kenya on 17th April 2009, hosted by KENET. The Meeting was called in accordance with UbuntuNet’s Articles of Association, which stipulate that the Council of Members Meeting be held within 4 …

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