Welcome to UbuntuNet Alliance Website

UbuntuNet Alliance is the regional Research and Education Networking organization for Eastern and Southern Africa. Our mission is to secure affordable broadband and efficient ICT access and usage for African NRENs and their associated communities of practice. We manage and operate UbuntuNet, the regional backbone network that interconnects National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) and connect them to other regional networks. Read more>>


Rolling out the regional network

The AfricaConnect project is rolling out the regional component of UbuntuNet, establishing a high-capacity Internet network for research and education in Southern and Eastern Africa to provide the region with a gateway to global research collaboration. The project will last four years and will consist of two phases, the first of which will be to plan and procure the network and is expected to last up to twelve months. Read more >>


What's New?

Upcoming events


Participating in EU FP7 Projects

UbuntuNet Alliance is a partner in EU FP7 projects. At present, the Alliance is a partner in CHAIN-REDS and eI4Africa projects.



UbuntuNet Alliance Partners

UbuntuNet Alliance is grateful to its partners for their support on various fronts:

           

        

                      

     

UbuntuNet-Connect 2014

13-14 November 2014, Lusaka, Zambia

NUANCE

 August 2014


Zimbabwe launches NREN

 Eastern and Southern Africa alert on Ebola

NSRC, INASP fellowships to recognize pioneering engineers

2014 to see increased use of MOOCs, IFLA report

 Science journalists to converge in Nairobi

SoyKB and iPlant streamline complex bioinformatics analysis