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2020 November

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 13 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.

Deprecation of CRYPT and MD5

Authentication mechanisms for a safer WHOIS Database   AFRINIC is currently engaged in several undertakings in line with our commitment to improving the security and accuracy of the WHOIS Datab... read more..

CEO's Monthly Updates

CEO's Monthly Update - November 2020

Dear Colleagues,   I hope that you are all keeping well. It is that time that I share with you the monthly updates.   AFRINIC Strategic Plan 2021-2023 I am glad to announce the launch o... read more..


An Interview with Mr Eddy Kayihura, Chief Executive Officer, AFRINIC

Eddy Kayihura was appointed in the position of the Chief Executive Officer of AFRINIC in November 2019. Ashil Oogarah, AFRINIC’s communications team leader sat down with Mr Kayihura to get his refle read more..


Call for Volunteers on the Nomination Committee (NomCom) 2021

The AFRINIC Board is required to appoint a Nomination Committee (NomCom) every year, in terms of article 9 of the Bylaws.    The AFRINIC Board is required to appoint a Nomination Com read more..


Call for Volunteers on the Governance Committee 2021

The AFRINIC Governance Committee advises the AFRINIC Board, AFRINIC Membership and the community on matters of corporate governance. For more information, see < read more..


Call for Volunteers on the ASO AC/NRO NC

The AFRINIC Board hereby calls for volunteers who wish to be considered for appointment to the ASO AC/NRO NC. One of the three AFRINIC representatives in the NRO NC is appointed by the AFRINIC Board,... read more..

Consolidated Policy Manuals

Consolidated Policy Manual (v1.6 Current)

About the CPM Revision History Abbreviations About the CPM Version 1.6 Click here to view the list of individual policies (pre-CPM) The Consolidated Policy Manual (CPM) is the refer read more..


AFRINIC Collaborations

On our Way to Building a Stable and Robust Internet in Africa AFRINIC has the mandate to collaborate with its stakeholders to ensure the sustainable growth of a stable, secure and robust Internet in ... read more..


Error in the System Generated Invoices Sent to Members

On Tuesday 10 November 2020, we sent a system-generated email for the outstanding balances of our membership. We noticed that there was an error in the configuration of the system which picked the 20... read more..

Research Publications

African nameservers revealed: Characterizing DNS authoritative nameservers

The Domain Name System (DNS) is one of the most critical services for the daily operation of the Internet. It is used to primarily resolve names to IP addresses and vice versa on the Internet through ... read more..

Research Publications

A first look at the African’s ccTLDs technical environment

Leveraging multiple datasets, we evaluate the current status of African ccTLDs technical environment with regard to best practices. Compared to the top 10 ccTLDs, African ccTLDs appear to have enough ... read more..

Policy Archive

IPv4 Inter-RIR Resource Transfers (Comprehensive Scope) Draft-5 | Archived

Details Proposal Revision History AFRINIC Policy Impact Assessment Details   ID: AFPUB-2019-IPv4-002-DRAFT05 Date Submitted: 27 Oct 2020 Author: read more..


PeeringDB Satisfaction Survey

PeeringDB is a freely available database of networks for interconnection data. The database facilitates the global interconnection of networks at Internet Exchange Points (IXPs), data centres, and oth... read more..

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