Zambia Research and Education Network 

Turning Challenges into Opportunities: Research and Education Success Stories During Covid-19 

Virtual/Livingstone, Zambia, 10-12 November 2021

UbuntuNet Alliance invites prospective authors to submit abstracts of at most 500 words detailing successes and lessons learnt in providing teaching and learning during the pandemic. Collaboratively authored contributions are encouraged and welcome. Submitted papers should preferably address the sub-themes described below. However, abstracts on topics that are interesting and relevant to research and education networking may be considered. Papers can be surveys, theoretical contributions and/or case studies.

General Function of an NREN

A National Research and Education Network (NREN) is a specialized ICT service provider that exists in a country to provide internet and advanced ICT services to a country's research and education institutions on a non-profit basis.

High Performance Computing

As ZAMREN, we provide an opportunity for our researchers and students to undertake science driven research and be part of the global research communities in their respective research categories and indeed create innovative solutions for social and economic development. For more details and to apply for an account please go to

Eduroam In Zambia

Zambia Research and Education Network (ZAMREN) is currently extending the reach of its eduroam services. Eduroam is a service that allows users from participating institutions to gain secure access to wireless network using their standard username (email format)/ and password credentials as they do at their home institution for wireless access. It is based on a federated authentication model where usernames and passwords are validated at their home institution and enables access to authorized network services that are controlled by the visited institution.

Education in Zambia

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The Knowledge Exchange Fellowship program is one of NORDUnet’s global collaboration initiatives, giving staff from emerging research and education networks in Africa, Asia and the Middle East an opportunity to meet peer-to-peer with like-minded people from Nordic R&E networks.

African HPC Ecosystems CHPC’18 Birds-of-a-Feather Session (Cape Town)

Fifteen delegates from six countries attended the African HPC Ecosystems birds-of-a-feather session during the Centre for High-Performance Computing’s (CHPC) National Conference in Cape Town, December 2-5.