WACREN, ADN Benin Commit to Work for #WACREN2020

WACREN and l'Agence pour le Développement du Numérique (ADN Benin) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to define each party’s obligations and the collaboration needed for the effective and efficient organisation of #WACREN2020 in Benin’s capital Cotonou. 


Alain Patrick Aina, the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of WACREN has won the coveted Jonathan B. Postel Service Award for the year 2019.


He joins several other internet experts and pioneers, who have been, befittingly, honoured with this award in the past.


The Beniniois was honoured for playing a crucial role in the spread of the internet on the African continent.


Cotonou to host #WACREN2020 on March 19 & 20

Next year's edition of WACREN Conference is slated for March 19 and 20 in Benin's capital - Cotonou. 

One exciting news is that #WACREN2020 would mark the 10th anniversary of the regional REN.

Next year's event is expected to be packed with very engaging and insightful topics and activities germane to the theme for the conference which would be announced soon.

Time to Assess and Strategize for the Future: WACREN, NRENs and Partners Meet

End of September 2019, the Goree Institute in Senegal was the destination for the two-day workshop to assess the level of development of NRENs in the WACREN region and position them to attract support from donor organisations across the world.


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