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AFRINIC-24 Fellowship Winners

04 May 2016 AFRINIC is pleased to announce that the AFRINIC-24 fellowship selection process is now complete and the following applicants have been selected to receive a fellowship to attend AFRINIC-24, being held from 4 to 10 June 2016 in Gaborone, Botswana :

  • Enock Sthembiso Xhakaza from South Africa
  • Arbogast Ishemo Fabian from Tanzania
  • Akal, Tigabu Dagne from Ethiopia
  • Folly Ekue Farell from Benin
  • Goma Serge-Parfait from Congo-Brazzaville
  • Abakar Kerima Saleh from Chad
  • Alkhansa Abdalla from Sudan
  • Anissa Bhar from Tunisia

Congratulations to you all and we look forward to collaborating with you on Internet development initiatives in the African region.

For more information about the AFRINIC Fellowship program please visit:

Seeking African VC to Support the 2016 FIRE Africa Programme

27 April 2016 - The Fund for Internet Research and Education (FIRE Africa) Grants and Awards Programme is looking for an experienced Venture Capitalist or Startup mentor to join the FIRE Africa team of jurors.

For the 2016 cycle of Grants, FIRE Africa has secured over US$240,000 of funding to support projects that use ICT to develop innovative solutions to Africa's unique education, access, information, infrastructure and communication needs. Find out more about FIRE Africa, the funding programme of AFRINIC at:

You'll join jurors from organisations including Google, the Internet Society and IDRC, and use your expertise and experience to help the FIRE Africa team identify promising projects from the submissions received, particularly those who are applying for Scale Up Funding.

Please get in touch with us at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  for more information.


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