WACREN holds webinar for NRENs on business models

More than 25 NREN managers in the WACREN region and beyond converged on Zoom on 9 and 21 October 2020 for a business model webinar.

The webinar – an activity under the AfricaConnect3 project empowered the NREN managers with time-tested, proven strategies to develop tailored business models for NRENs in the region and beyond.

Research and education network operators upgrade knowledge at WACREN BGP Workshop

WACREN has held a two-day online BGP Workshop for the handlers of the network across the region.  

The 4-hour apiece sessions – held on 1 and 8 December, were a fine opportunity for participants to upgrade their knowledge on how the WACREN network works and how they can plug their networks into this bigger connection. 

Sierra Leone REN gives ‘life support’ to varsities

This COVID season, as national RENs (NREN) across the globe are striding and striving to support education communities in any way they could, Sierra Leone Research and Education Network (SLREN) is also doing its bit to keep academic work going in the landlocked West African nation.

The nascent NREN is supporting and in some cases hand-holding some higher learning institutions (HLIs) to navigate their way through the academic continuity challenges posed by COVID. Though it is quite herculean to keep academic work going on this side of the world, SLREN is making efforts to ensure that the challenges of its members are alleviated to some extent. 

WACREN looks for Senior Network Engineer (Consultant)

WACREN is beefing up its team to deliver quality network operation and services to its growing community of users. We are in search of a qualified professional suitable for the position of Senior Network Engineer (Consultant) for three (3) month contract (renewable). If you find yourself fit for this position, please download and take action on the Terms of Reference below.


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