Newsletter of UbuntuNet Alliance:
Networks, Collaboration, Education


In the January 2019 edition:

Preserving a Vital Food Source with the Help of Advanced Research Infrastructure

Cassava, a woody shrub that is part of the spurge family, is extensively cultivated as an annual crop in tropical and subtropical regions for its edible starchy tuberous root. It is a major source of carbohydrates and the third-largest source of food carbohydrates in the tropics. As a major staple food in the developing world, […]
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NREN Members welcome interim CEO Tusu, bid farewell to former CEO Dr. Pascal Hoba

The year 2019 started with new leadership at the UbuntuNet Alliance secretariat as former CEO, Eng. Dr. Fransis Tusu Tusubira was appointed Acting CEO of the Alliance effective 1st January 2019 replacing Dr. Pascal Hoba who left the organisation in December 2018 following the expiry of his four year contract. Eng. Dr. Tusu, who was […]
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Eng. Isaac Kasana retires as RENU CEO after six years of service

Long serving CEO of the Research and Education Network of Uganda (RENU), Eng. Isaac Kasana, has retired from the position after six years of service. The Board of RENU has since appointed Chief Technical Officer, Nicholas Mbonimpa as Acting CEO, replacing Eng. Kasana who retired from the position in December 2018 after taking up the […]
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UbuntuNet Alliance Chairperson Prof. Stephen Simukanga elected World Academy of Sciences Fellow

The Chairperson of UbuntuNet Alliance Professor Stephen Simukanga has been elected Fellow of The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) for the advancement of Science in developing countries. The Zambia Higher Education Authority (HEA) Director General’s election to the Academy came into effect on 1st January 2019 and he joins other 1,222 Fellows, who include 14 […]
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Keystone Symposium in live e-health webinar for February 2019

The Keystone Symposium on Molecular and Cellular Biology is inviting interested students, researchers and health practitioners from across the world to join and take part in its high profile ehealth webinar on February 27 2019. Interested attendees are asked to register online for the 90 minute webinar which will feature a panel and a […]
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CENIC 2019 conference to feature a panel discussion on “Research & Education Networks at a Crossroads”

At its annual networking conference slated for March 2019 in San Diego, California, the Corporation for Education Network Initiative in California (CENIC) will feature a plenary session where panelist will discuss on the current state and future of NRENs in a session titled “Research & Education Networks at a Crossroads.” CENIC 2019 will be […]
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UbuntuNet Alliance elective AGM in April 2019

UbuntuNet Alliance wishes to announce that the 13thAnnual General Meeting (AGM) of Members will be held on 25th April 2019 in Entebbe, Uganda. One of the major agenda items at this upcoming AGM will be election of members of the Board of Trustees for a 2-year term of office, as that of the current […]
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DOCTORIALES 2019- APPEL A COMMUNICATION...
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INTERSOL 2020 - 4th EAI International Conference on Innovations and Interdisciplinary Solutions for Underserved Areas March 8-9, 2020, Nairobi, Kenya...
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