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Open Science made in Africa

Libraries and national research and education networks in West and Central Africa join forces to make scientific data more accessible.

Powering up future communicators

Students of communication and journalism at higher learning institutions across 13 African countries can look forward to extensive virtual collaboration through a new digital platform, the All Varsity News Network.

A new e-learning initiative for Africa

Africans of all ages will be able to benefit from access to distance learning following the establishment of the Pan African Virtual and E-University

Supporting women in ICT

The West and Central African Research and Education Network is forging strategic partnerships to support women in ICT, demonstrating its commitment to opening windows of opportunities for women, historically underrepresented in STEM fields.

Sharing knowledge to strengthen emerging networks

Helina Emeru is chief technology officer of Ethiopian research and education network EthERnet. In October 2016, she joined 9 colleagues from around the world at the NORDUnet conference as part of a new Knowledge Exchange Fellowship program.