AFRINIC RSS http://www.afrinic.net/ Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:03:31 GMT FeedCreator 1.8.0-dev (info@mypapit.net) CEO of AFRINIC Adiel Akplogan, to speak at the first Commonwealth Domain Name System (DNS) ... http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/1029-ceo-of-afrinic-adiel-akplogan-to-speak-at-the-first-commonwealth-domain-name-system-dns-forum-2014 The CEO of AFRINIC Adiel Akplogan has been invited to speak during the inaugural Commonwealth DNS Forum. Mr Akplogan will use this international platform to provide an overview of Africa’s Internet landscape, focusing on the opportunities and challenges faced in the region. Discussions during the event will focus on the

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:00:58 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/1029-ceo-of-afrinic-adiel-akplogan-to-speak-at-the-first-commonwealth-domain-name-system-dns-forum-2014
Annual External Audit Services 2015 - 2017 http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/1027-annual-external-audit-services-2015-2017 AFRINIC issued a Request for Proposal for Annual External Audit services for 2015 - 2017. Please click here to read the document.

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:07:24 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/1027-annual-external-audit-services-2015-2017
WINNERS OF THE SECOND EDITION OF THE FIRE PROGRAMME GRANTS http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/1025-winners-fire-2014  

WINNERS OF THE SECOND EDITION OF THE FIRE PROGRAMME GRANTS

The FIRE Programme Grants acknowledge the remarkable contributions
that ICT innovators across Africa have made to their communities by using
the Internet to address social and development challenges.
The Programme grants range from USD 7,500 10,000 and are allocated
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Thu, 05 Sep 2013 00:00:00 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/1025-winners-fire-2014
Call for Nominations – AFRINIC Board Seats 3, 4 and 8 http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/1023-call-for-nominations-afrinic-board-seats-3-4-and-8  NOMINATIONS FOR 2014 AFRINIC BOARD ELECTION ARE NOW CLOSED.

According to Section 13 of the AFRINIC by-laws, 2 Board seats will be up for renewal in June 2014. In application of the new by-laws, the second seat of the two non-regional Directors (Seat 8) will also need to be

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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 08:53:36 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/1023-call-for-nominations-afrinic-board-seats-3-4-and-8
Consultation on post NTIA IANA functions oversight mechanism http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/1021-consultationiana  

Dear Colleagues,

On Friday 14 March, the United States Government announced that it intends to transition oversight of key Internet functions (including the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority or IANA) to the global multi-stakeholder community. It has asked ICANN to facilitate, in consultation with the global multi-stakeholder community, the development of a proposal

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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 06:37:23 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/1021-consultationiana
Selected host countries for AFRINIC Training Workshops 2014 http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/1017-training2014 Further to our Call for Local Hosts for 2014 AFRINIC Training Workshops, we are pleased to announce the list of selected host countries:

  1. Nigeria Lagos
  2. Nigeria Abuja
  3. Senegal
  4. Cameroon
  5. Tanzania
  6. South Africa Cape Town
  7. Morocco
  8. Algeria
  9. Djibouti
  10. Mauritius

The selected hosts will be contacted individually for the next step.

The AFRINIC Training Team (Follow us on Twitter @AFRINICTraining)

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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 10:24:25 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/1017-training2014
Internet Technical Leaders Welcome IANA Globalisation Progress http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/1015-ianaglobalisation  

The leaders of the Internet technical organisations responsible for coordination of the Internet infrastructure (IETF, IAB, RIRs, ccTLD ROs, ICANN, ISOC, and W3C), welcome the US Government’s announcement of the suggested changes related to the IANA functions contract.

The roles on policy development processes of the Internet technical organisations and

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Further to our Call for Hosting for AFRINIC-21, our 21st Public Policy Meeting, we would like to announce that this meeting will be held in Mauritius from 22-28 November 2014.

While it was intended that AFRINIC-21 would take place in an African country that submitted a proposal to host the meeting,

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Thu, 06 Mar 2014 05:46:12 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/1013-af21
Google’s ‘Africa Connected’ Finalists announced http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/1005-googles-africa-connected-finalists-announced  

Google’s ‘Africa Connected’ Finalists announced  $25,000 [271,000 rand] prizes for five winners whose lives are ‘powered by the web’ Online voting for the winners now open

Johannesburg, 19 February 2014 Google has today announced the finalists of the Africa Connected competition. The competition was launched in August last year, calling

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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 10:10:28 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/1005-googles-africa-connected-finalists-announced
Statement from the I* Leaders Coordination Meeting http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/1001-santamonica-statement  

Statement from the I* Leaders Coordination Meeting, Santa Monica, 14 February 2014

 

Leaders of the organizations responsible for coordination of the Internet technical infrastructure (loosely referred to as “I* leaders”) met last week in Santa Monica, California, USA. During the 2-day meeting, they discussed activities underway and exchanged views

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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 08:30:09 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/1001-santamonica-statement
AFRINIC-20 to be held from 4 to 6 June during AIS 2014 http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/999-afrinic20ais2014  

AFRINIC- 20, our 20th Public Policy Meeting will be held from 4 – 6 June 2014 in Djibouti, Republic of Djibouti, during the Africa Internet Summit (AIS) 2014.

The AIS takes place from the 25 May to 6 June 2014 and this year’s theme is Beyond Connection:

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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 10:59:26 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/999-afrinic20ais2014
Call for Volunteers - 2014 Nominations Committee http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/997-nomcom-volunteers  

As is customary, there will be several elections held in our community during 2014 as follows:

  • 06/2014: AFRINIC Board (3 seats Indian Ocean, Central Africa and Non-Geo)
  • 06/2014: Policy Development Working Group: 1 co-Chair.
  • 11/2014: NRO-NC/ICANN ASO AC (1 Representative)

Per Section 9 of the AFRINIC by-laws, a Nominations Committee (NomCom) appointed

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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 06:04:56 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/997-nomcom-volunteers
Call for Entries: FIRE Programme Awards 2014 http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/995-fire-awards-14  

[Version Francaise ci-dessous]

APPLY FOR AN AWARD

AFRINIC's Fund for Internet Research and Education – FIRE Programme

 The African Network Information Center – AFRINIC announces the call for entries for the 2014 FIRE Awards.

 The Fund for Internet Research and Education (FIRE) aims at encouraging ICT development

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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 11:42:50 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/995-fire-awards-14
16-bit ASN Depletion Date Near http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/993-16-bit-asn-depletion  

Further to the recent announcement (21st January 2014) from the Number Resource Organization (NRO) regarding the approaching depletion of the 16-bit ASN pool, AFRINIC would like to highlight the following to our members and the community:

  • AFRINIC is currently issuing AS numbers from a 32-bit (undifferentiated) pool according to

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    Further to our communication during the AFRINIC – 19 Public Policy Meeting, the first draft of the AFRINIC Resource Policy Manual (RPM) is now published for the community’s review, input and comments. The RPM is a collection of all currently active policy proposals, arranged into one document for ease

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    Mon, 27 Jan 2014 11:48:23 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/991-rpm
    AFRINIC End of year office closure 2013 http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/983-afrinic-end-of-year-office-closure-2013
    Please note that during the festive season AFRINIC Office will remain closed on the following days:

    Half day

    Christmas Eve 24/12/2013
    End of year Day 31/12/2013

     

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    Wed, 18 Dec 2013 10:41:37 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/983-afrinic-end-of-year-office-closure-2013
    Board appointment of Alan P. Barrett to the NRO-NC http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/981-nro-nc-appointment  

    Dear Colleagues,

    Please note that the AFRINIC Board has re-appointed Alan P. Barrett to the NRO-NC/ASO-AC for the period of 2 years starting 1st January 2014.

    Regards,

    Adiel Akplogan

    CEO AFRINIC

     

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    Tue, 17 Dec 2013 11:13:40 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/981-nro-nc-appointment
    Fiona Asonga re-elected to represent AFRINIC's service region in the NRO-NC/ASO-AC http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/979-fiona-nro-aso  

    Dear Colleagues,

    I am pleased to inform you that, following the election that took place during the AFRINIC-19 meeting in Abidjan, Mrs. Fiona Asonga has been elected to represent AFRINIC's service region in the Number Resource Organization's Name Council (also known as the ICANN ASO-AC: ICANN Address Supporting Organization's Address Council).

    Our

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    Thu, 05 Dec 2013 13:16:26 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/979-fiona-nro-aso
    2013 Internet Governance Forum http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/970-igf-closing-remarks  

    Closing Remarks

    Anne-Rachel Inné

    Mr. Chairman, Ladies and gentlemen

     

    In Montevideo, earlier this month, leaders of our organisations responsible for the management and coordination of the Internet technical infrastructure met to discuss among other things the future of Internet governance and identified the need for ongoing effort to

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    Tue, 29 Oct 2013 06:18:32 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/970-igf-closing-remarks
    AFRINIC Member Services Publications http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/968-ms-publications  

    Dear Colleagues,

    We, at AFRINIC, know that having sufficient IP resources is vital for business continuity and efficient service delivery. In our continuous effort to accompany our members through all of their initiatives, our Member Services Team has drafted 3 guidebooks to help you with IP planning and resources requests.

    Guidebook

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    Fri, 25 Oct 2013 08:51:30 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/968-ms-publications
    AFRINIC and the NRO to participate to IGF 2013 in Bali, Indonesia http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/966-afrinic-and-the-nro-to-participate-to-igf-2013-in-bali-indonesia  

    The Internet Governance Forum 2013 will meet in Bali, Indonesia this year from 22-25 October 2013.

     

    The African regional community will be represented by quite a few stakeholders, AFRINIC included. Some of the workshops that AFRINIC will be present at include workshop

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    Fri, 18 Oct 2013 11:42:20 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/966-afrinic-and-the-nro-to-participate-to-igf-2013-in-bali-indonesia
    Montevideo Statement on the Future of Internet Cooperation http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/958-montevideo-statement-on-the-future-of-internet-cooperation  

    (Version Française)

    Montevideo, 8 October 2013

    Pdf-32Click here to download PDF version of this statement

     

    The leaders of organizations responsible for coordination of the Internet technical infrastructure globally have

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    Mon, 07 Oct 2013 19:05:00 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/958-montevideo-statement-on-the-future-of-internet-cooperation
    Call for Nominations: AFRINIC region representative to the ICANN ASO-AC http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/956-aso-ac-call-for-nominations  

    The AFRINIC NomCom is pleased to invite nominations for candidates to run for an open seat on the NRO NC (ICANN ASO AC) for the AFRINIC region. The term for the elected candidate will be from 1 January 2014 to 31 December 2017 (3 years).
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    Tue, 01 Oct 2013 07:30:45 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/956-aso-ac-call-for-nominations
    AFRINIC at i Week - South Africa | 9-12 September 2013 http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/952-iweek-2013  

    iWeek 2013 kickstarts today in Johannesburg.

    In our continuous effort to enhance capacity building over the continent, AFRINIC is represented at the conference by:

    1. Mukom Tamon Akong, Training Manager

    2. Nishal Goburdhan, Senior Project Manager

    3. Madhvi Gokool, Registration Services Manager.

     

    Training sessions by AFRINIC include:

    - IPv6 for Engineers

    - IPv6 for Managers

    - Internet Number

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    Mon, 09 Sep 2013 11:54:48 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/952-iweek-2013
    Winners of the second edition of the FIRE Programme 2013 Awards http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/950-winners-fire-2013-2  

    FIRE Programme Awards acknowledge the remarkable contributions ICT innovators have made to their communities by addressing social and development challenges using the Internet.

    The FIRE programme Awards is granted to initiatives already completed or in their final implementation phase and that are aligned with the three funding

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    Thu, 05 Sep 2013 00:00:00 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/950-winners-fire-2013-2
    AFRINIC apporte son soutien au Comité National de Déploiement de l’IPv6 de la Côte d’Ivoire http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/949-afrinic-apporte-sont-soutien-au-comite-national-de-deploiement-de-lipv6-de-la-cote-divoire  

    La Côte d’Ivoire se prépare pour la migration vers IPv6

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    Le Ministère de la Poste et des Technologies de l’Information et de la Communication de la Côte d’Ivoire en collaboration avec l’ARTCI (l’Autorité de Régulation des Télécommunications/TIC de Cote d’Ivoire) tient à partir

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    Thu, 05 Sep 2013 08:05:07 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/949-afrinic-apporte-sont-soutien-au-comite-national-de-deploiement-de-lipv6-de-la-cote-divoire
    AFRINIC proud to be at AfPIF 2013 http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/948-afpif-2013 The Africa Peering and Interconnection Forum (AfPIF) 2013 starts today in Casablanca, Morocco. This three-day event starts with a one day training programme followed by a two-day forum that aims to address the key Interconnection opportunities and challenges that exist in the region. 
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    Tue, 03 Sep 2013 12:29:39 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/948-afpif-2013
    Mauritian Mobile numbers migrating to 8 digits http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/947-mobile-number-migration  

    Dear Colleagues,
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    Fri, 30 Aug 2013 11:31:49 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/947-mobile-number-migration
    IPv6 webinar http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/946-ipv6-webinar Save the date!

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    AFRINIC and Internet Society in collaboration with France Telecom – Orange will organise webinars on IPv6 deployment targeting Internet operators and service providers.

    The webinars will be carried out in English and French and aim to sensitise the operators and IP services providers on IPv6 adoption, which

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    Thu, 29 Aug 2013 14:23:29 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/946-ipv6-webinar
    Call for comments http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/945-call-for-comments  

    This is to notify you of the publication of two corporate documents for editorial comments. The published documents are below:

    1. AFRINIC Service Level Commitments (SLC)
    2. AFRINIC privacy policy Statement

    You can provide your input by using either the online form or sending them to legal@afrinic.net

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    Thu, 29 Aug 2013 08:55:34 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/945-call-for-comments
    AFRINIC Board updates 2013 http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/944-afrinic-board-updates-2013  

    New appointment to AFRINIC Council of Elders

    AFRINIC CEO, Adiel Akplogan is pleased to announce that the Board has appointed Mrs. Ndeye Maimouna Diop as the 4th member of the AFRINIC Council of Elders (CoE), in line with Section (16)

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    Thu, 29 Aug 2013 08:48:26 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/944-afrinic-board-updates-2013
    AFRINIC supports CTO for Innovation through Broadband. http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/941-afrinic-supports-cto-for-innovation-through-broadband Dear AFRINIC Members,

     

    We are pleased to announce that AFRINIC is a supporting partner of the CTO Forum 2013. Mukom Akong Tamon, Training Manager at AFRINIC will be participating

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    Thu, 22 Aug 2013 12:36:25 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/941-afrinic-supports-cto-for-innovation-through-broadband
    AFRINIC IPv6 Training in Chad http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/940-afrinic-ipv6-training-in-chad As part of AFRINIC’s commitment to improve capacity in Africa, it is conducting, beginning Tuesday, 13 August 2013 until Wednesday 14 August training on IPv6 in Ndjamena, Chad. The training is being hosted by HTCE Technologies.

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    Wed, 14 Aug 2013 10:51:35 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/940-afrinic-ipv6-training-in-chad
    Global IPv6 Deployment Monitoring Survey http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/932-global-ipv6-deployment-monitoring-survey  

    As in previous years, the Number Resource Organization (NRO) invites you to participate in the 4th consecutive Global IPv6 Deployment Monitoring Survey on the current and future use of IPv6.

    The IPv6 Deployment Monitoring Survey is now online, and we encourage all members of our community to

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    Mon, 01 Jul 2013 05:58:28 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/932-global-ipv6-deployment-monitoring-survey
    AFRINIC gets new Board members http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/931-afrinic-gets-new-board-members 13 bod

    Haitham Z. El Nakhal (Egypt), Sunday Folayan (Nigeria), and Aminata A. Garba (Niger) have been elected to represent the Northern, Western and Non-Regional/Geographical regions respectively on the AFRINIC Board. 

    The elections were held during the AFRINC

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    ]]> Mon, 24 Jun 2013 13:47:28 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/931-afrinic-gets-new-board-members Alan Barrett wins the 2013 NII Award http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/930-alan-barrett-wins-the-2013-nii-award  

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    Alan Barrett has won the 2013 Network Information & Infrastructure (NII) Service Award. Mr Barrett who comes from South Africa won the award for his commitment to capacity building and Internet development in

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    Mon, 24 Jun 2013 13:04:50 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/930-alan-barrett-wins-the-2013-nii-award
    Fund for Internet Research and Education (FIRE) & AFRINIC Grantees 2013 http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/922-fund-for-internet-research-and-education-fire-a-afrinic-grantees-2013  

    The Fund for Internet Research and Education (FIRE) and AFRINIC is pleased to announce the 2013 Grantees.

    These 11 projects have been selected and will receive a financial support of USD 10,000 as a reward for their contribution and promotion of Innovation on Access Provision,

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    Wed, 12 Jun 2013 12:50:49 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/922-fund-for-internet-research-and-education-fire-a-afrinic-grantees-2013
    AFRINIC partners with the TV White Space Africa Forum 2013 http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/917-afrinic-partners-with-the-tv-white-space-africa-forum-2013  

    AFRINC has teamed up with numerous organisations and groups in Africa in attempts to promote access to affordable broadband in Africa through television channels.

     

    Under the ambit of TV White Spaces, the organisations including Google, Internet Society, Microsoft, and the Association for Progressive

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    Fri, 31 May 2013 13:53:38 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/917-afrinic-partners-with-the-tv-white-space-africa-forum-2013
    BoD Election 2013 http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/913-bod-election-2013  

    AFRINIC is due to conduct elections to fill three positions on the Board. The election for Seats 1, 2 and 7 on the Board will be conducted at the Annual General Members' Meeting (AGMM) scheduled for 21 June 2013 in Lusaka, Zambia.

    The AGMM will be held

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    Tue, 28 May 2013 12:33:40 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/913-bod-election-2013
    AFRINIC’s training session kicks off in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/912-afrinics-training-session-kicks-off-in-addis-ababa-ethiopia As part of AFRINIC’s commitment to improve capacity in Africa, it is conducting, beginning Tuesday, 28 May 2013 until Friday 31 May, a training on Internet number resources management (INRM) and IPv6 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The training is being hosted by ICT Center of Excellence.

    The

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    Mon, 27 May 2013 11:28:44 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/912-afrinics-training-session-kicks-off-in-addis-ababa-ethiopia
    Update your Admin-Contact on MyAFRINIC http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/779-agmm013-notice  

    As we approach the date for the Annual General Members' Meeting (AGMM) scheduled for 21 June 2013 in Lusaka, Zambia, we would like to remind you again about the Board Election to be conducted at the meeting. We will specifically have a renewal of a few

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    Wed, 17 Oct 2012 13:46:11 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/779-agmm013-notice
    AFRINIC’s training programme kicks off in South Africa http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/907-afrinics-training-programme-kicks-off-in-south-africa  

     As part of AFRINIC’s commitment to improve capacity in Africa, it is conducting, beginning Monday, May 6 until Thursday May 9, a training on Internet number resources management (INRM) and IPv6 in Cape Town, South Africa. The training is being hosted by

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    Sun, 05 May 2013 20:47:42 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/907-afrinics-training-programme-kicks-off-in-south-africa
    AFRINIC Policy Development WG: Call for nomination for 1 co-chair http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/906-afrinic-policy-development-wg-call-for-nomination-for-1-co-chair  

    AFRINIC is seeking nominations for a co-chair of the Policy Development Working Group (PDWG) for a two-year term.

    PDWG co-chairs are a group of volunteers selected by the community (PDWG) as per the current Policy Development Process (PDP) whose responsibilities are as follows: 

    1. Chairing

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      ]]> Sun, 05 May 2013 20:19:22 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/906-afrinic-policy-development-wg-call-for-nomination-for-1-co-chair AFRINIC-18 Fellows http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/905-afrinic-18-fellows  

      AFRINIC is pleased to announce that the fellowship selection process is now complete and the following applicants (from more than 200 applications received) were selected to receive a fellowship to attend the AFRINIC-18 meeting, being held in Lusaka, Zambia on 15 to 21 June 2013.

       

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      Thu, 02 May 2013 14:16:06 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/905-afrinic-18-fellows
      FIRE Awards deadline extended due to great public interest http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/903-fire-awards-deadline-extended-due-to-great-public-interest  

      Due to immense interest in the FIRE Programme Awards 2013, we are extending the deadline, again. We don’t want you to miss out, so here is your last opportunity to apply for the awards.

       

      The deadline for submission is now 31 May 2013! That gives you more than a month to

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      Tue, 30 Apr 2013 12:19:24 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/903-fire-awards-deadline-extended-due-to-great-public-interest
      RIRs Publish Response to ITU WTPF Opinions on Internet Governance http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/902-rirs-publish-response-to-itu-wtpf-opinions-on-internet-governance  

      The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) will hold the Fifth World Telecommunication/ICT Policy Forum (WTPF) in Geneva this May. This event is being convened specifically to look at Internet-related public policy matters.

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      Wed, 24 Apr 2013 14:29:50 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/902-rirs-publish-response-to-itu-wtpf-opinions-on-internet-governance
      AFRINIC Board Elections 2013: Call for Nominations http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/900-afrinic-board-elections-2013-call-for-nominations

      According to Section 13 of the AFRINIC Bylaws, the terms of following members occupying seats on the AFRINIC Board will expire at the end of June 2013:

       

      1. Primary: Neezar Sami (Northern Africa Seat 1)
      2. Alternate: Khaled Koubaa (Northern Africa)
      3. Primary: Maimouna Diop (Western Africa Seat

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        ]]> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 07:13:08 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/900-afrinic-board-elections-2013-call-for-nominations Join the first IPv6 Webinar 2013 – 22 April 2013 http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/894-join-the-first-ipv6-webinar-2013-22-april-2013

        Save the date

        The IPv6 Webinars are back! This year we promise better, authoritative and more interactive sessions. So roll up your sleeves and get ready to participate in another series of the popular Webinars.

         

        Last year, more than 200 people attended five Webinars. Three

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        Tue, 09 Apr 2013 13:28:54 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/894-join-the-first-ipv6-webinar-2013-22-april-2013
        Key-Signing Key (KSK) Roll-over for AFRINIC RDNS Zones http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/887-key-signing-key-ksk-roll-over-for-afrinic-rdns-zones  

        This week, AFRINIC will roll-over the Key-Signing Keys (KSKs) of all our RDNS zones as per the DPS.

        Once we verify that the roll-over has been successful, we will update the DS records of the zones in their respective parent zones.

        No action is

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        Mon, 25 Mar 2013 12:13:05 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/887-key-signing-key-ksk-roll-over-for-afrinic-rdns-zones
        AFRINIC NomCom 2013 : Call for Volunteers http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/884-afrinic-nomcom-2013-call-for-volunteers  

        This year, AFRINIC will run several Elections and according to our bylaws (Section 9), a Nomination committee appointed by the Board must work to ensure appropriate candidates are nominated to run for open seats (Seats 1, 2 and 7 Bylaws Section 13)

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        Mon, 18 Mar 2013 09:53:38 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/884-afrinic-nomcom-2013-call-for-volunteers
        2013 FIRE Awards http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/883-2013-fire-awards Get recognised. Be rewarded. Contribute to Africa ICT innovations. Join a select group of AFRINIC's FIRE Award winners.

        To join the select group of FIRE winners, you must apply for the 2013 Awards. The winner gets US$ 3,000.

        The Fund for Internet Research and Education (FIRE)

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        Fri, 15 Mar 2013 13:27:26 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/883-2013-fire-awards
        Selected host countries for AFRINIC Training Workshops 2013 http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/880-selected-host-countries-for-afrinic-training-workshops-2013  

        Further to our Call for local hosts for AFRINIC Training workshops, we received 55 requests (from Governmental and Non – Governmental organisations, Higher Education Institutions and Internet Service Providers) for 2013, from 32 different countries. However due to the limitation of our resources, we only selected the following countries:

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        Thu, 14 Mar 2013 10:43:09 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/880-selected-host-countries-for-afrinic-training-workshops-2013
        AFRINIC Response to Government Calls for an Arab RIR http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/865-afrinic-response-to-government-calls-for-an-arab-rir 26 February 2013

        Over the past weeks and following on from talks at last year's ITU WTSA and WCIT events, both AFRINIC and the RIPE NCC have been asked to participate in discussions concerning the possibility of establishing a new Regional Internet Registry (RIR) for the

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        Tue, 26 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/865-afrinic-response-to-government-calls-for-an-arab-rir
        Africa Internet Summit 2013: Call for Presentations http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/859-africa-internet-summit-2013-call-for-presentations Dear Colleagues,

         
        This is a call to present at the Africa Internet Summit (AIS) 2013. The AIS (AfNOG-14 and AFRINIC-18) will be held in Lusaka, Zambia, from 9 to 21 June 2013.

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        Fri, 22 Feb 2013 12:21:13 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/859-africa-internet-summit-2013-call-for-presentations
        Report on Billing Anomalies http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/839-report-on-billing-anomalies Following some claims of inaccurate billing information in MyAFRINIC portal, investigations were launched on Friday 11th January 2013 to determine the source of the problem, and take immediate corrective action.

         

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        Wed, 16 Jan 2013 09:23:08 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/839-report-on-billing-anomalies
        AFRINIC Stakeholder Satisfaction Survey 2012 http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/792-afrinic-stakeholder-satisfaction-survey-2012  

        The aim of the study was to gauge the perception of AFRINIC members with regards to its level of services as well as identifying the needs and expectation of its customers. A web questionnaire was designed and published online by the TNS Analysis team.

         

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        Mon, 17 Dec 2012 05:49:27 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/792-afrinic-stakeholder-satisfaction-survey-2012
        Filtering MD5 and CRYPT password hashes in whois query output http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/791-filtering-md5-and-crypt-password-hashes-in-whois-query-output  

        Consequent to the community’s request in December 2012, the AFRINIC whois database will no longer display hashes of MD5 and CRYPT encrypted passwords in all mntner (whois database) objects starting 15.12.2012

        Currently, majority of objects in the AFRINIC whois database are protected by and

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        Fri, 14 Dec 2012 11:49:53 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/791-filtering-md5-and-crypt-password-hashes-in-whois-query-output
        First FIRE Award at IGF 2012 http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/786-fire-award-2012-the-first-ceremony  

        3The Fund for Internet Research and Education (FIRE) and AFRINIC is proud to announce that from the many applications received we have selected for the category of E-Development, the Pan African Medical Journal from Uganda. The Award Ceremony was held in

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        Thu, 08 Nov 2012 10:25:04 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/786-fire-award-2012-the-first-ceremony
        IPv6 webinar http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/764-ipv6-weninar  Save this date!

         

        AFRINIC and Internet Society in collaboration with France Telecom – Orange will organise a webinar on IPv6 deployment on 15 October from 13:00 to 15:00 UTC, targeting Internet operators and service providers as well as the Francophone community in Africa.

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        Wed, 03 Oct 2012 13:20:52 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/764-ipv6-weninar
        Registration for AFRINIC-17 is now open http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/751-afrinic-17-is-now-open  

        We are pleased to announce that the online registration for the AFRINIC-17 meeting, which will be held from 24 - 29 November 2012 in Khartoum, Sudan, is now open. You can register online until 17 November 2012, 00:00 UTC.

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        Mon, 17 Sep 2012 14:27:02 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/751-afrinic-17-is-now-open
        Badru Ntege elected Chairman of the AFRINIC Board http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/723-badru-ntege-bod-chairman-2012 Created on Friday, 17 August 2012


        Badru Ntege has been elected the new Chair of AFRINIC. He takes over from Ndeye Maimouna Diop Diagne from Senegal who has been the Board Chair since August 2011.

         

        Mr Ntege, from Uganda, was elected

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        Fri, 17 Aug 2012 10:48:43 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/723-badru-ntege-bod-chairman-2012
        Call for workshops at the Arab IGF http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/726-call-for-workshops-at-the-arab-igf The call for workshops at the first meeting of the Arab IGF (Kuwait, 9-11 October 2012) is now published at:

        http://igfarab.org/index.php/latest-news/item/84-organize-a-workshop-within-the-activities-of-the-first-meeting-of-the-forum

        Please spread the word within your communities. You are encouraged to put forward workshop proposals using the template published within the "call for workshops" document,

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        Thu, 02 Aug 2012 00:00:00 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/726-call-for-workshops-at-the-arab-igf
        The FIRE website is under maintenance http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/728-the-fire-website-is-under-maintenance Please note that the FIRE website (www.fireafrica.org) will be unavailable from the 31st July (14.00 UTC) until the 3rd August 2012 (12.00 UTC), due to vital maintenance work.

        Please bear with us as we carry out this important exercise. The new deadline for the projects submission is 16 August 2012.

        We apologise

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        Tue, 31 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/728-the-fire-website-is-under-maintenance
        AFRINIC's Fund for Internet Research and Education – FIRE Program http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/729-afrinics-fund-for-internet-research-and-education-fire-program AFRINIC-The African Network Information Centre encourages Organisations in Africa to apply for its Grants and Awards programme – Project financing up to USD 10,000.

        The FIRE Program is designed to encourage, foster and facilitate ICT development initiatives within the African region under three main categories for 2012:

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          ]]> Mon, 02 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/729-afrinics-fund-for-internet-research-and-education-fire-program IPv6 Global Survey http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/730-ipv6-global-survey The Number Resources Organization is soliciting your participation for the 2012 Global IPv6 monitoring survey for everyone to have an insight into global IPv6 adoption and for establishing an effective global IPv6 deployment plan. The survey is presently open for all organisations at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/GlobalIPv6survey2012.

          Please participate in

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          Thu, 28 Jun 2012 00:00:00 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/730-ipv6-global-survey
          Collaboration for development http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/738-collaboration-for-development AFRINIC CEO Adiel Akplogan today, Tuesday 12 June, held fruitful talks with the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation CEO Prof. Tim Unwin and Mr. Rakesh Luchmun, CTO's Acting Head of Administration and Finance. The meeting held at AFRINIC Head Office at Raffles Tower in Cybercity, Ebene, Mauritius focused on how

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          Tue, 12 Jun 2012 00:00:00 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/738-collaboration-for-development
          AFRINIC celebrates IPv6 World Launch http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/732-afrinic-celebrates-ipv6-world-launch isoc ipv6

          AFRINIC, and the world, is celebrating the launch of IPv6 today, Wednesday, 6 June 2012. We have lined up speakers from across Africa to offer insights into what it means to Africa and the world. AFRINIC has teamed up with ISOC

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          Wed, 06 Jun 2012 00:00:00 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/732-afrinic-celebrates-ipv6-world-launch
          AFRINIC's Visual Rebranding http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/737-afrinics-visual-rebranding AFRINIC took the opportunity to rebrand at AFRINIC 16 held in Serekunda, The Gambia, between May 12 and 18, 2012. The rebranding encompassed the launch of AFRINIC’s new logo, and its website.

          The new logo which can be seen on our website (www.afrinic.net) signifies AFRINIC’s dynamism,

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          Thu, 17 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/737-afrinics-visual-rebranding
          Launch of the Africa Internet Summit http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/739-launch-of-the-africa-internet-summit The Africa Internet Summit(AIS) was officially launched on 15 May 2012 at the AFRINIC 16 meeting in Serekunda, The Gambia. The annual Africa Internet Summit is a forum where major development issues faced by Africa are discussed. The forum provides a more business-oriented structure bringing together numerous stakeholders including policy makers, operators, regulators,

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          Thu, 17 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/739-launch-of-the-africa-internet-summit
          Making voting easier and effective http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/740-making-voting-easier-and-effective For the past seven years AFRINIC has been conducting different elections within its community to elect its Board members, representative to the NRO-NC (Acting ASO-AC), and its policy discussion leaders. The elections have always been held during our face-to-face Public Policy meetings. Only those present were allowed vote.

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          Thu, 17 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/740-making-voting-easier-and-effective
          News and publications http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/307-main-news-page Latest news

          Badru Ntege elected Chairman of the AFRINIC Board

          10 August 2012

          Badru Ntege has been elected the new Chair of AFRINIC. He takes over from Ndeye Maimouna Diop Diagne from Senegal who has been the Board Chair since August 2011.

          Mr Ntege, from Uganda, was elected to the Board at the AFRINIC

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          Tue, 27 Sep 2011 12:23:26 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/307-main-news-page
          Poilcy AFPUB-2010-GEN-006 is implemented http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/741-poilcy-afpub-2010-gen-006-is-implemented We are pleased to announce the implementation of AFRINIC policy AFPUB-2010-GEN-006 (Abuse Contact Information in the AFRINIC service region).

          The Policy specifies a dedicated "irt" object to be used as the preferred place to publish abuse public contact information within the AFRINIC service region. 

          The object

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          Wed, 09 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/741-poilcy-afpub-2010-gen-006-is-implemented
          FIRE - Fund for Internet Research and Education launched http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/736-fire-fund-for-internet-research-and-education-launched AFRINIC is pleased to announce the launch of the Fund for Internet Research and Education (FIRE). The FIRE Programme was launched today, 19 May 2012, by the AFRINIC CEO Adiel Akplogan, at the AFRINIC 16 Policy Meeting in Serekunda, The Gambia. This is a grant and awards programme designed

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          Sat, 19 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/736-fire-fund-for-internet-research-and-education-launched
          AFRINIC Elects New Board Members http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/735-afrinic-elects-new-board-members As a result of the Elections for Board seats 5 & 6 that took place on Friday 18 May 2012 during the AFRINIC-16 Public Member & Policy meeting, we are pleased to announce the appointment of the following candidates to the AFRINIC Board:

          1. Paulos Nyirenda (Malawi) and Mark Elkins (South Africa) respectively

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            ]]> Tue, 22 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/735-afrinic-elects-new-board-members Online voting platform launched http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/734-online-voting-platform-launched We are pleased to announce that we have now opened our e-voting platform for a wide member test. The online voting process was earlier postponed in order to allow the system to be further interrogated by the community before using it for real Board elections.

            Although a

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            Tue, 22 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/734-online-voting-platform-launched
            IANA Allocates 39/8 & 106/8 to APNIC http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/173-iana-allocates-398-a-1068-to-apnic IANA has allocated 39/8 and 106/8 to APNIC, the Regional Internet Registry (RIR) for the Asia Pacific region.

            This event triggers a longly anticipated day by the global Internet community when based on the “Global Policy for the Allocation of the remaining IPv4 Address Space

            That states:

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            Mon, 02 May 2011 05:30:13 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/173-iana-allocates-398-a-1068-to-apnic
            Post Depletion Press Conference at AfriNICs Headquarters in Mauritius http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/172-post-depletion-press-conference-at-afrinics-headquarters-in-mauritius On January 31 2011, the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) allocated two blocks of IPv4 address space to APNIC, the RIR for the Asia-Pacific region. On February 3, IANA allocated equally the remaining blocks to AfriNIC, ARIN (Canada, USA, North Atlantic islands and part of the Caribbean), LACNIC (Latin America

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            Mon, 02 May 2011 05:22:19 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/172-post-depletion-press-conference-at-afrinics-headquarters-in-mauritius
            Call for Hosting of AfriNIC-17 for 24-30 November 2012 http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/175-call-for-hosting-of-afrinic-17-for-24-30-november-2012 AfriNIC is inviting potential organisations to host the Seventeenth Public Policy Meeting (AfriNIC-17) tentatively scheduled for 24-30 November 2012.

            The hosting requirements including the ToR for the Call for Proposals and Budget information are available at the following links:

            1. Call for Proposal

            2. Budget Information

            Interested parties should fill in

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            Mon, 02 May 2011 05:51:10 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/175-call-for-hosting-of-afrinic-17-for-24-30-november-2012
            Call for Hosting of AfriNIC-15 for 19-25 November 2011 http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/174-call-for-hosting-of-afrinic-15-for-19-25-november-2011 AfriNIC is inviting potential organisations to host the 15th Public Policy Meeting (AfriNIC-15) tentatively scheduled for 19-25 November 2011.

            The hosting requirements including the ToR for the Call for Proposals and Budget information are available at the following links:

            1. Call for Proposal

            2. Budget Information

            Interested parties should fill in

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            Mon, 02 May 2011 05:49:32 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/174-call-for-hosting-of-afrinic-15-for-19-25-november-2011
            AFRINIC-13 Fellowship Winners http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/119-afrinic-13-fellowship-winners AFRINIC-13 Fellowship Winners has been published

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            Wed, 24 Nov 2010 20:59:53 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/119-afrinic-13-fellowship-winners
            AfriNIC receives 102/8, the last IPv4 address block from IANA http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/858-ipv4-exhaustion  

            AFRINIC receiving the last IPv4 /8In-line with the Global Policy for the Allocation of the Remaining IPv4 Address Space (http://www.icann.org/en/general/allocation-remaining-ipv4-space.htmAfriNIC was allocated 102/8 on 2011-02-03. There are no more unallocated unicast IPv4 /8s in the IANA IPv4

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            Thu, 03 Feb 2011 00:00:00 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/858-ipv4-exhaustion
            Analysis of the future exhaustion of the IPv4 Central pool (Archive) http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/920-analysis-future-ipv4-exhaustion  

            Analysis of the future exhaustion of the IPv4 Central pool in relation to IANA and its impact on the AfriNIC region

            For some years now, studies have been done to try and assess the dates of exhaustion of the IPv4 central pool

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            Tue, 24 Apr 2007 00:00:00 GMT http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/920-analysis-future-ipv4-exhaustion