Want to Contribute to AFRINIC's Blog?

Do you have something relevant to share with the African - and global - Internet community? We're looking for guest bloggers to write short articles for the AFRINIC blog to increase awareness on topics such as:

  • Experiences, first hand accounts and case studies on IPv6 deployment and transition
  • Network security
  • Your participation experience in AFRINIC events and other African Internet events
  • ICT-related solutions to social and economic issues in Africa
  • Internet Governance
  • Policy development
  • Content localisation
  • IXPs
  • Infrastructure development and capacity building efforts
  • How you use AFRINIC/RIPE Atlas
  • Research
  • IANA Oversight Transition
  • RPKI

If you’re interested, please check our submission guidelines below and then get in touch with us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with details about what you'd like to write and your background/experience with the topic. We'll let you know if we think your idea can be published on our blog. We encourage submissions from women in ICT, current university students, and researchers.

Submission Guidelines

All content published on AFRINIC's blog must be:

  • Aligned to AFRINIC's goals and mission
  • Timely and accurate
  • Free of advertising and product/service promotion
  • The original work of the author and not published anywhere else online or in print before being published on the AFRINIC blog (summaries and synopses of longer articles and papers are acceptable) 
  • Free of criticism of individuals, organisations, countries or regimes
  • Between 500 - 1200 words long

AFRINIC reserves the right to select articles for publishing based on its sole discretion and will not enter to discussion as to why an proposal was rejected. AFRINIC reserves the right to make edits to every article. Authors will be given the chance to approve all edits and may withdraw their post if they do not agree with the final edited version.

Thank you for sharing your thoughts on our blog. AFRINIC facilitates this blog to provide a platform for the community to share and discuss interesting news, information and insights from the African and global Internet sphere.

Anonymous commenter's posts will be removed: we ask that you comment using your real name and enter into debate respectfully and courteously.

AFRINIC reserves the right to delete any post at any time without justification. While we do not specifically moderate the comments posted on this blog, we will actively remove all comments that contain: 

  • Racist, sexist or otherwise abusive comments
  • Blatant advertising, marketing, product or service promotion
  • Criticism of individuals, organisations, governments, countries or regimes
  • No relevance to the original post or topic under discussion
  • Spam 
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