Menu

Africa

Connecting South Africa to the CERN physicists

Particle physics research datasets that need to be transported to CERN are often large and can require large amounts of bandwidth for short bursts.

South African bandwidth for world’s largest science project

Construction of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) radio telescope has been initiated in South Africa and Australia. A major part of the challenge is to provide the necessary high-speed bandwidth.

Morocco boosts scientific connectivity

A new circuit improves the possibilities for Moroccan researchers to participate in international collaborations such as the high-energy physics experiment ATLAS and the undersea neutrino telescope ANTARES.

The power of earth observation

Digital Earth Africa is helping to build a better future for Africa and NRENs are playing a critical role in making this happen.

A silver lining to COVID-19 in South Africa

For the national research and education network of South Africa, WhatsApp groups are the go-to tool for communicating with institutions during the pandemic.

Scientific collaboration for Africa and Latin America

Regional research and education networks in Africa and Latin America join forces to address United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and other common challenges.

Empowering women in Western Africa

More than 2,000 young women in Western Africa have received a jump-start for pursuing a career in science, technology, engineering and math through regional network WACREN.

Data relief for South African students

How the national research and education network has been instrumental in securing affordable online education for South African students and university staff.

Enabling remote surgery and training in Uganda

New York's Mount Sinai Health System extends its surgical knowledge and care to places where it is most needed and likely to have an impact.

South Africa’s vocational education goes Industry 4.0

The TVET project provides invaluable support to learners, delivering the Internet access and knowledge resources they need to study and graduate.

An automated security alerts management system for the community

Let's talk about Yari, a system that senses and identifies possible cyber security problems in an institution's networks and allows us to proactively alert them, avoiding future breaches or attacks.

Advancing online learning technologies in Zambia

When universities in Zambia closed down due to the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, the Zambia Research and Education Network stepped in with its high capacity network to assist 22 of its member institutions deploy Moodle.