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  • The Internet Society African Regional Bureau has worked with new and existing Network Operator Groups (NOGs) in Africa, providing financial and technical support to organize trainings and events at the local level. Currently there are seven known active national NOGs in Africa: Rwanda, Sudan, Ghana, Nigeria, Tanzania, Angola, and Somalia as well as two regional NOGs:  Africa NOG (AfNOG) and Southern Africa NOG (SafNOG). While the Internet Society continues to encourage the growth of African NOGs and the NOGs have had a number of successes in building the technical community of Africa,...
    Date published 04 August 2017
  • Today, the Internet Society issued a news release announcing that it is donating 150 000 USD to the African Network Operators Group (AfNOG) to support networking expertise within Africa as well as assist the development of the AfNOG program by supplying leadership expertise and program management. Internet Society has been at the forefront of Networks Operation capacity building since its early ages through the early INET workshops that trained many of the pioneers of Internet around the world but most particularly in Africa. The Internet Society has also been supporting continuously AfNOG...
    Date published 14 January 2016
  • The Africa Internet Summit (AIS) was held in Gaborone, Botswana from 29th May to 10th June 2016. AIS is the pinnacle multi-stakeholder event combining, workshops, conferences and networking for the internet Industry. The annual summit attracted internationally renowned Instructors, Experts and Speakers to share the latest innovations and best practices in the Internet industry. The event was a place where the African Technical Institutions and Af* such as AfNOG, AFRINIC, AfREN, AfricaCERT, AfTLD - AROC, ISOC Africa, AfrICANN, AfGWG etc met to reflect on the future on the Internet in Africa....