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UbuntuNet Alliance lines up 2021 events

Experts in various designations in the Eastern and Southern African Research and Education community can now take advantage of the various capacity-building webinars UbuntuNet Alliance has lined up for 2021 to help build the capacity of NREN personnel. UbuntuNet...

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Webinar for NOC Service Desk operators

What are some of the unexpected incidents that Network Operations Center (NOC) operators should anticipate and how can they deal with them in the shortest period to enhance customer satisfaction?  This will be the main area of discussion during the Practical...

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RENU plans big for 2021 Capacity Building Programme

After successfully hosting a couple of capacity-building events amid the COVID-19 spells in 2020, the Research and Education Network of Uganda (RENU) is this year planning to pick up from where the NREN left off last year and hold more events this year. Before the...

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Data relief for South African students

Like many other countries, South Africa initiated lockdown in response to the COVID-19 pandemic by March 2020. The Tertiary Education Network of South Africa (TENET) has been busy providing support to the university community. “One of the consequences of the...

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Celebrating women the UbuntuNet Alliance way

In 2005, Margaret Ngwira, then working as a Librarian at Kamuzu College of Nursing (KCN), a Constituent College of the University of Malawi, teamed up with four men to spearhead the formation of UbuntuNet Alliance. The men were Albert Nsengiyumva from Rwanda;...

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RENU powers surgical operations

When Dr. Michael Marin, a vascular surgeon and Chief of Surgery for the Mount Sinai Health System in New York, USA, thought of extending Mount Sinai’s surgical knowledge and care to other parts of the world, he did not expect the beneficiary facility would enjoy...

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