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Ish Sookun

Ish Sookun

AFRINIC

AFRINIC Court Case — Disappointment!

AFRINIC CEO, Eddy Kayihura, informed Resource Members that their request to unfreeze the organisation's bank accounts was rejected by the Mauritian court.

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The Tanzania ISP Association (TISPA) issues a statement & reminds everyone about the critical services of AFRINIC

The Supreme Court of Mauritius has ordered that the bank accounts of AFRINIC, the Regional Internet Registry for Africa and Indian Ocean region, be temporarily frozen, following a dispute between AFRINIC and one of its Resource Member, Cloud Innovation Ltd. The ramifications of AFRINIC's frozen bank accounts are severe. The

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AFRINIC

AFRINIC CEO reveals the source of funds to continue critical business operations if legal battle keeps their bank accounts frozen

AFRINIC CEO, Eddy Kayihura, reassures its stakeholders that the organisation could use a joint RIR stability fund to continue its operations if the legal battle between the organisation and one of its resource members continues.

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AFRINIC

AFRINIC Board Director, Mark Elkins resigns with immediate effect

Recently elected on the Board of Directors to serve a three year term for the Board Seat 5 (South Africa), Mark Elkins submitted his resignation on 26 July 2021 with immediate effect. Mark announced his resignation on the AFRINIC community-discuss mailing list. He cited NDA and said he cannot speak

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AFRINIC

The bank account of the African Regional Internet Registry, AFRINIC, has been frozen

In an on-going legal battle between Cloud Innovation Ltd and AFRINIC, the latest update is that AFRINIC's bank accounts have been frozen. In an email sent to the members list, the Chair of the AFRINIC Board of Directors, informed the members about this latest update.

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Linux

Set up the latest version of Mozilla Firefox on your Linux distribution

Latest software are not always readily available in Linux software repositories. Most Linux distribution projects have strict packaging rules to test and ensure software quality and security. So, what do we do to run software on its release day?

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COVID-19

More than 100 new COVID-19 cases in one day

Mauritius sets new record of new COVID-19 cases. The country re-opened its borders on 15 July 2021. On the same day the number of new local cases of COVID-19 rose to an unprecedented peak and the country recorded one unfortunate COVID-19 related death.

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COVID-19

COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V available in Mauritius

The Ministry of Health has started administering the first dose of the Sputnik V vaccine as part of its campaign against COVID-19 in Mauritius.

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Linux

Insert unicode characters in KDE using Ctrl + Shift + U

The keyboard key combination of Ctrl + Shift + U allows special characters to be inserted in a text editor in GNOME. For example, Ctrl + Shift + U followed by 00e9 will produce é.

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