Collection of 18 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.
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.
Linux Mint partners with Mozilla and makes some changes to the Firefox package it ships with its distribution
I tried to keep the title of this post less ambiguous or misleading as the others that I found in the past two days.
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AFRINIC resource member Cloud Innovation Ltd's membership was revoked in July 2021, which prompted the latter to start a serious legal battle against the organisation and leaving AFRINIC unable to access its bank accounts for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.
Why is it important to have a public IP address?
The biggest ISP on the island made big announcements on its Internet offers recently. However, among those big announcements also came some subtle changes which many, including myself, did not notice.
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