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Dramatic housing transformation in sub-Saharan Africa revealed

For the first time researchers have succeeded in providing an accurate assessment of urban and rural housing quality in sub-Saharan Africa. By using sophisticated Big Data based geospatial software they have revealed a remarkable development: Between 2000 and...

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Register for UbuntuNet-Connect 2019

In a bid to speed up the registration process and verification of participants at UbuntuNet-Connect 2019, organisers of the conference are calling on all prospective participants to pay their registration fee before travelling to Antananarivo. Participants are...

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DRC doctor discovers Ebola cure

Dr Jean-Jacques Muyembe. Pic credit: The Independent Uganda A Congolese doctor who is also Director General  of Congo’s National Institute for Biomedical Research, has become a “true hero” of Africa and the world in general after his experimental drugs were...


Canadian government sets model for government – NREN funding

In what could be described as a model for African governments to emulate, the government of Canada recently announced an investment of $137M to CANARIE, the operator of the high speed National Research and Education Network of Canada for the organisation’s 2020 –...


Farewell to Service Portfolio Manager, Chris Rohrer

After serving as Service and Portfolio Manager for UbuntuNet Alliance for three years, Chris Rohrer finally bade farewell to colleagues at the secretariat in Lilongwe, Malawi  in June 2019 when he left UbuntuNet Alliance and returned to his home in...

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