NUANCE – September 2014

Lifetime benefits to be gained from East Africa’s Collaborative  Climate Change Initiative The Sub-Saharan Africa, like the rest of the world, has not been spared from the effects of climate change. Recent UN data indicates that, if not much investment is made in mitigating climate change, the region is likely to experience reduced crop yields …

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NUANCE – August 2014

Zimbabwe launches NREN  A National Research and Education Network (NREN) is born South of the Sahara. Launched on August 7, 2014, at Midlands State University in Gweru, Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe Research and Education Network becomes the 15th NREN in the region. Speaking when he handed over the certificates of registration to Professor Edias Mwenje, Acting Chairperson …

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NUANCE – August 2014

Zimbabwe launches NREN  A National Research and Education Network (NREN) is born South of the Sahara. Launched on August 7, 2014, at Midlands State University in Gweru, Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe Research and Education Network becomes the 15th NREN in the region. Speaking when he handed over the certificates of registration to Professor Edias Mwenje, Acting Chairperson …

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Press Release: UbuntuNet, the regional high-speed Internet network for research and education has just been commissioned in Eastern and Southern Africa

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.97″ background_layout=”light”] PRESS RELEASE [/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”1_3″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.97″ background_layout=”light”] Lilongwe, Malawi, 28 July 2014: UbuntuNet Alliance, the research and education network for Eastern and Southern Africa; and DANTE, the operator of GÉANT, the pan-European research and education network, today announce the commissioning of the UbuntuNet network, the regional high-speed Internet network connecting researchers, educators …

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NUANCE – July 2014

UbuntuNet Alliance CEO speaks on new UbuntuNet links, AfricaConnect progress UbuntuNet Alliance and DANTE (Delivery of Advanced Network Technology to Europe) this month announced the commissioning of new high speed UbuntuNet network links each offering improved speeds of  622Mbps (STM-4).  These new links will improve research collaboration between African researchers and the global community. On …

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NUANCE – July 2014

UbuntuNet Alliance CEO speaks on new UbuntuNet links, AfricaConnect progress UbuntuNet Alliance and DANTE (Delivery of Advanced Network Technology to Europe) this month announced the commissioning of new high speed UbuntuNet network links each offering improved speeds of  622Mbps (STM-4).  These new links will improve research collaboration between African researchers and the global community. On …

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NUANCE – May 2014

NUANCE enters its seventh year As most readers may be aware, NUANCE means Newsletter of UbuntuNet Alliance: Networks – Collaboration – Education. Back in 2008, the idea of a monthly newsletter started with Dr Francis Tusubira, the CEO and Margaret Ngwira, one of the founding Directors but now retired, quickly coined the name NUANCE. Over …

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NUANCE – April 2014

SudREN hosts 8th Council of Members Meeting The Sudanese Research and Education Network (SudREN) successfully hosted the 8th Council of Members cluster of Meetings in Khartoum Sudan at the end of March 2013. From logistics for entry visas to the actual schedule of activities, participants were amazed as if it wasn’t SudREN’s first time to …

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NUANCE – March 2014

#ScholarAfrica: Promoting the Discoverability of Africa Scholarship By Michelle Willmers Curate to participate! This was one of the central messages emerging from the ‘Discoverability of African Scholarship Online’ workshop hosted by the OpenUCT Initiative in Nairobi on 10–11 March 2014. Sponsored by the Carnegie Corporation, the workshop brought together 25 representatives from African research agencies …

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