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Annual General Members' Meeting

The AFRINIC Annual General Members’ Meeting (AGMM) is held once a year, usually during an AFRINIC Public Policy Meeting. According to the AFRINIC Bylaws:

11.1 The Board shall call an Annual General Member Meeting in terms of Section 115 of the Act:

  • (i) not more than once in each year;
  • (ii) not later than six (6) months after the balance sheet date of the Company; and
  • (iii) not later than fifteen (15) months after the previous Annual General Member meeting.

Notice is hereby given that the 2017 Annual General Members’ Meeting (the ‘AGMM’) of AFRINIC will be held at the Plenary Room, Boma Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya on Thursday 01 June 2017 at 14:00 during the AFRINIC-26 Meeting, to transact the following business;


Time Agenda Item Presenter
14:00 – 14:05* 1. Welcome and Agenda Review Chair
14:05 – 14:15

2. Approval of minutes of last AGMM minutes dated 9 June 2016 held in Gaborone, Botswana | PDF

3. Approval of last SGMM minutes dated 30 November 2016 held in Wolmar, Mauritius | PDF

14:15 – 14:30 4. Board Activity Update Chair
14:30 – 14:40 5. Activities Update CEO
14:40 – 15:30 6. Financial Update CEO
14:50 – 14:50 6.1. 2016 Audited Report Chair Audit Committe
14:50 – 15:00 6.2. Appointment of Auditor for 2017 Chair of Finance Committee
15:00 – 15:10 6.3. Presentation of 2017 Budget Chair of Finance Committee
15:10 - 15:20 6.4. 2017 Budget Execution Director of Finance
15:20 - 15:30 6.5. Proposed New Fee Structure Chair of Finance Committee
15:30 - 15:40 Tea Break  
15:40 - 15:50 7. NomCom 2017 Report Chair, Nomination Committee
15:40 - 16:20 8. Board Election Chair, Election Committee
15:50 - 16:30 8.1. Presentation of Candidates 15:50 – 16:30 (5mins per candidates including Q&A) Chair, NomCOm
16:30 - 16:40 8.2 Vote  
16:40 - 16:55 9. Governance Committee Election Chair, Election Committee
16:55 - 17:00 9.1. Presentation of Candidates (5mins per candidate including Q&A)  
17:00 - 17:10 9.2 Vote  
17:10 - 17:15 10. Election result Chair of NomCom
17:15 - 17:30 11. Closing Remarks and end AGMM Chair


During this AGMM, the following elections will be held;

(i) AFRINIC Board Election

Seat 3 – Indian Ocean currently filled by Krishna Seeburn

Seat 4 – Central Africa currently filled by Bope Domilongo Christian; and

Seat 8 – Non Regional Independent currently filled by Andrew Alston


The following proposed candidates will run for the above election:


  1. Subramanien Moonesamy
  2. Krishna Seeburn
  3. Kaleem Ahmed Usmani
  4. Lala Andriamampianina


  1. Ngnoulaye Janvier
  2. Bope Domilongo Christian


  1. Andrew Alston
  2. Daniel Yakmut
  3. Serge Ilunga Kabwika


(ii) Governance Committee Election

One Governance Committee position up for election, to serve a three-year term from January 2018 to December 2020; currently filled by Abdalla Omari

The following proposed candidate will run for the above election:

  1. Abdalla Omari from Kenya


More information about the election and the process can be found online at

By Order of the Board

Sunday Adekunle Folayan



*Members who are interested in only part of the meeting are nevertheless advised to be present for the entire meeting, because the times are only indicative



See the voting section for more information about how you can vote in person or arrange for a proxy vote


Who can attend an AFRINIC AGMM

The AGMM is opened to all AFRINIC members, they are strongly encouraged to attend either in person or remotely. During the AGMM, members can:

  • Vote for candidates standing for any open seats on the Board of Directors
  • Provide input into and feedback on AFRINIC’s services, operations and financial reporting
  • Vote on resolutions

More information:


Find out more

More information about the AGMMs, AGMM procedures and the responsibilities of the Board of Directors can be found in the following articles of the AFRINIC bylaws:

AFRINIC's corporate and financial documents can be found here