Collection of 17 posts
AFRINIC – CEO Impromptu Travel & attempt to oust the Board Chair
The African Network Information Centre (AFRINIC) is the Regional Internet Registry (RIR) for Africa. It is responsible for the distribution and management of Internet number resources (IPv4, IPv6 and ASN) for the African and Indian Ocean region.
Cloud Innovation Ltd loses appeal against AFRINIC
TL;DR — AFRINIC has won. A dramatic legal battle that started in March of last year, can be probably said to be concluded now.
Sylvio Almada Cabral appointed as AFRINIC Board director
AFRINIC is the Regional Internet Registry (RIR) for Africa. AFRINIC Board consists of nine members, six of whom are elected to represent sub-regions, two are from independent regions and one seat is occupied by the CEO.
The decision to end Cloud Innovation Ltd's membership and reclaim number resources
AFRINIC resource member Cloud Innovation Ltd's membership was revoked in July 2021, which prompted the latter to start a serious legal battle against the organisation and leaving AFRINIC unable to access its bank accounts for some months.
AFRINIC regains access to its banks accounts
A legal battle has been going on for months between AFRINIC and one of its resource members, Cloud Innovation Ltd. The latter has initiated several cases against AFRINIC. In one of them it requested the Court to freeze AFRINIC's bank accounts.
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.
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
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.
AFRINIC Board Director, Mark Elkins resigns with immediate effect
Recently elected [https://afrinic.net/20210604-afrinic-election-results-2021] 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 [https://lists.afrinic.net/pipermail/community-discuss/2021-July/004269.html] his resignation on