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Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 96 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.

Eulogising Serge Ilunga

    Mr Serge Kabwika Ilunga has served as a member of the AFRINIC Board from July 2017 until his demise.AFRINIC has lost a visionary leader, and the African Internet Community has lost an read more..


AFRINIC office closure for the 2021 festive period

    Few more days before we close the 2021 chapter which has been full of emotions, sharing, challenges, lessons and successes. Thank you for being a part of our journey and letting us be read more..


Event Wrap: AFRINIC-34 Online

    The AFRINIC-34 Online Meeting took place online, from 14-18 November 2021. 226 delegates from 48 countries took part in policy development discussions and plenary sessions. The meetin read more..


Call for volunteers on the AFRINIC Governance Committee

  The AFRINIC Governance Committee advises the AFRINIC Board, AFRINIC Membership and the community on matters of corporate governance.  Two of the five voting members of the Governance Com 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 AFRINI read more..


Filling Casual vacancy on the AFRINIC Board: Call for expressions of interest

  The AFRINIC Board hereby calls for expressions of interest from persons residing in the Southern Africa sub-region who wish to be considered for appointment to fill a casual vacancy for Seat 5 read more..


RPKI Nuts & Bolts Webinar on 25 Nov 2021

    Our second webinar on securing Internet routing for 2021 is on the topic of Resource Public Key Infrastructure(RPKI). RPKI facilitates the validation of routing information by other n read more..


Registration Opens for the fifth AFRINIC IPv6 & RPKI e-Deployathon 2021

    AFRINIC has less than 1,68 million IPv4 addresses left in its available pool. This, as you can tell, is grossly inadequate to meet Africa’s current IP address needs, making IPv6 the o read more..


Check the AFRINIC-34 Daily Recaps

    The AFRINIC-34 Online Meeting kicked off on 15 November 2021 with an update from AFRINIC staff on the current activities from the various pillars of our strategic plan namely the Commu read more..


Announcement of public holidays on 1st, 2nd and 4th November 2021

     Please note that the 1st, 2nd and 4th of November 2021, are public holidays in Mauritius. AFRINIC Offices shall be closed on those dates during that week and will operate on t read more..


Check the latest AFRINIC IPv6 e-course 'Mastering IPv6 Transition Mechanisms'

    AFRINIC is delighted to announce the launch of the 'Mastering IPv6 Transition Techniques' e-course.   As you know by now, IPv4 and IPv6 are incompatible. However, both prot read more..


Update on legal case - Freeze Order on AFRINIC Bank Accounts has been removed

  Dear Colleagues,   We are happy to inform our stakeholders that there was a court hearing today with regard to our application for removal of the freezing order against AFRINIC. The Co read more..

Policy Archive

AFRINIC Number Resources Transfer Policy (Draft-2) Archived

Details Proposal Revision History AFRINIC Policy Impact Assessment Details   ID: AFPUB-2020-GEN-006-DRAFT02 Date Submitted: 8 October 2021 Author(s): read more..

Policy Archive

AFRINIC Number Resources Transfer Policy (Draft-3)

Details Proposal Revision History AFRINIC Policy Impact Assessment Details   ID: AFPUB-2020-GEN-006-DRAFT03 Date Submitted: 22 Nov 2021 Author(s): read more..


Open Internet Standards Working Group

  Purpose Promote open Internet standards in Africa and expanding to other organisations over time; Encourage and guide the participation of Africans in Open Internet standards development; read more..

Policy Active Proposals

IPv4 Inter-RIR Resource Transfers (Comprehensive Scope) Draft-7

Details Proposal Revision History AFRINIC Policy Impact Assessment Details   ID: AFPUB-2019-IPv4-002-DRAFT07 Date Submitted: 9 Nov 2021 Author: read more..

Policy Archive

IPv4 Inter-RIR Resource Transfers (Comprehensive Scope) Draft-6 | Archived

Details Proposal Revision History AFRINIC Policy Impact Assessment Details   ID: AFPUB-2019-IPv4-002-DRAFT06 Date Submitted: 28 Sept 2021 Author: read more..


Statements from Internet Organisations and Media articles

    Statement of Support Media articles Statement of Support   Organisation NamePoint of OriginAttachments (if no URL is available)       Af read more..

CEO's Monthly Updates

CEO's Monthly Update - September 2021

   Dear Resource Members,   It has been some time without the usual monthly update from me. I would like to reconnect the habit although I am sure you have been kept updated through read more..


PeeringDB 2021 User Survey

  PeeringDB wants input from network operators, exchange operators, facility providers, content distributors, and anyone who uses our interconnection database. We are running an anonymous satisf read more..


AFRINIC JENGA Project - The Successful Pilot Phase

    At the beginning of the year, a team of AFRINIC staff set out to explore ways to engage more with its members in Africa. This led to the birth of Project “Jenga”. Jenga, which means “B read more..


AGILITY IN CRISIS: That one thing that does not have a manual but needs Teamwork

  Avi shares his experience on his AGILE Transformation journey. AFRINIC Teams had to be AGILE enough and achieve a milestone of meeting all the members in the service Region within a span of read more..


Updated Terms of Reference for AFRINIC Policy Development Appeal Committee

  The AFRINIC Board at its special meeting held on 23 August 2021 resolved to revoke the current Terms of Reference for the Appeal Committee and replace them with new Terms of Reference. The Bo read more..


Call for Volunteers for AFRINIC Policy Development Appeal Committee

  The AFRINIC Policy Development Appeal Committee, or the Appeal Committee, is a committee appointed by the AFRINIC Board, intended to adjudicate appeals in terms of the Conflict Resolution sect read more..

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List of Court Cases involving AFRINIC

  A) Salient features of courts cases involving AFRINIC    SNDateCase Name & Cause NumberNature of CaseStatusRemark 1 2020 Jun 12 Afri Holdings Ltd & Others vs AFR read more..


AFRINIC Resource Members Assisted Review

  Introduction The AFRINIC Assisted Review (AR) is an exercise that AFRINIC conducts with its Resource Members to ensure registry data that is current, comprehensive, accurate, and complete.&nb read more..

CEO's Monthly Updates

Role of the African Network Information Centre (AFRINIC) as an Internet Registry

  This video highlights the role of the African Network Information Centre (AFRINIC) as the Internet Registry providing service to its members in the Africa region.   Video in Engl read more..


AFRINIC CEO addresses the freezing of AFRINIC Financial Accounts

  Eddy Kayihura sheds some light on the issue surrounding the freezing of AFRINIC Financial Accounts on 23rd July 2021. Watch the video.   .embed-container { position: relative; padding-b read more..


Call for Comments is Open for the AFRINIC Community Code of Conduct

     Consistent with the Governance Committee’s Terms of Reference, the Committee had been requested by AFRINIC’s Chief Executive Officer to review the current Code of Conduct. On 31 read more..


Statement of the Number Resource Organization on Allegations Against AFRINIC

  It has come to the attention of the Number Resource Organization (“NRO”) that certain members of the Internet community have expressed concerns regarding AFRINIC, the Regional Internet Registr read more..

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