WACREN 2016 Conference – Dakar, Senegal / March 17-18, 2016!

WACREN 2016 will be held in Dakar, Senegal, on 17 – 18 March 2016. The conference will be hosted by Réseau pour l’Enseignement Supérieur et la Recherche du Sénégal (snRER). It will take place It will take place at the Hotel Novotel in Dakar. Held at the Hotel Novotel, Dakar, the conference is preceeded by a series […]

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Proceedings released: Sci-GaIA Workshop on Open Science – November 18-19, 2015 / Maputo, Mozambique

The first Sci-GaIA thematic Workshop took place on November 18-19, 2015 in Maputo, Mozambique. The workshop was organised under the aegis of the European Commission (EC, DG CONNECT) and in co-location with the UbuntuNet Connect 2015 Conference. This first Sci-GaIA workshop focused on Open Science and its main objectives were to strengthen collaboration among African and European scientists and provide a […]

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SARIMA Annual Conference 2016 – Durban, South Africa / May 17-20, 2016

The SARIMA Annual Conference 2016 will take place on May 17-20, 2016 in Durban, South Africa. It will be organised by the South African Department of Science and Technology (DST). The broad theme will centre around the leveraging of unique resources to position southern Africa’s Research and Innovation globally,. The conference will also offer the opportunity to  explore the […]

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African reseach and education networks sign €26.6m Internet project contract agreement with EU

African research and education network associations WACREN, the UbuntuNet Alliance and ASREN have partnered with their European counterpart GÉANT in the AfricaConnect2 project, a €26.6m EU co-funded project to provide dedicated high-speed internet all over Africa. AfricaConnect2 follows the success of the AfricaConnect project which contributed to the creation of a high-speed R&E network in Eastern and […]

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Sci-GaIA launches a survey on current or planned e-Infrastructures in Africa

TAKE THE ONLINE SCI-GAIA SURVEY The Sci-GaIA project has launched a survey on current or planned e-Infrastructure Applications (HPC, Grid, Cloud Computing, Data Repositories, web portals, etc) in Africa. The objective is to monitor and assess the implementation and uptake of e-Infrastructures services and Science Gateways in Africa and identify and assess the potential needs of new communities. […]

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