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18 December | 2019
AfricaConnect3 project to extend pan-African high-speed internet connectivity and services for research and education
Following the success of predecessor projects ‘AfricaConnect’ and ‘AfricaConnect2’, Africa’s three regional Research and Education Networks in partnership with GÉANT, have signed a new €37.5m contract agreement with the European Union.
19 November | 2019
BERNET connects to UbuntuNet network under the AfricaConnect2 project
Hundreds of students and researchers from at least 15 institutions of higher learning and research centers in Burundi will now be able to optimize their research and education collaboration initiatives following the successful completion of the connection of the Burundi Education and Research Network
11 July | 2019
Exciting job opportunity at ASREN
ASREN is seeking for a qualified network engineer to join the team. Deadline for applications: 25 July 2019
25 April | 2019
UbuntuNet Alliance Appoints Engineer Dr. Matthews Mtumbuka as CEO
The Chairperson of UbuntuNet Alliance, Prof. Stephen Simukanga is pleased to announce the appointment of Malawian Engineer Dr. Matthews Mtumbuka as the new CEO of the Eastern and Southern Africa Research and Education Network effective 1st May 2019.
27 March | 2019
WACREN2019: time to go beyond!
"Last year, we asked the community to unleash their potential as we launched our new network. This year, it is time to go beyond"
06 February | 2019
RerBenin connects to the WACREN backbone
RerBenin, NREN of the Republic of Benin becomes the latest member to join the AfricaConnect2 project, to connect to the WACREN backbone and services.
22 January | 2019
Vacancy: Position of Chief Executive Officer – UbuntuNet Alliance
Applications are invited for the demanding position of CEO of the UbuntuNet Alliance for Research and Education Networking.
03 January | 2019
UbuntuNet Alliance appoints Eng. Dr Francis Tusubira as Acting CEO
Eng. Dr. Tusubira succeeds Dr. Pascal Hoba who has left the Alliance following the end of his four-year contract on 31st December 2018 having led the organisation since 2015.
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