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2017 August

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 12 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.

Upcoming Release of WHOIS Version 2.3

31 August 2017 - We are pleased to announce the upcoming release of WHOIS version 2.3. The deployment of this new version is scheduled for overnight, on 31 August 2017 and available as from 1 Septemb... read more..

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Successful Conclusion of AFRINIC Training in Khartoum, Sudan

AFRINIC has concluded its recent four-day Internet Number Resources Management (INRM) Fundamentals & Understanding and Deploying IPv6 Workshop in Sudan. Thirty engineers attended the workshop, wh... read more..

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RPKI: Moving towards an “All resources” trust anchor

The Resource Public Key Infrastructure (RPKI) is a framework for certifying the holdership of Internet resources (IPv4, IPv6 and ASN). It uses an extended version of the X.509 standards to create and ... read more..


Lagos to host the 27th AFRINIC Public Policy Meeting

Ebene, Mauritius, 10th August 2017: Lagos will in November host hundreds of key players in the African and global Internet industry sector at the 27th public policy meeting of the African Network Info... read more..

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July News Round-Up

We provide here a quick overview of our activities and news in July 2017. Monthly Statistics New members in July: 16 
Total members in 2017: 86 IPv4 address space allocated in July: 60,928 /32s T... read more..

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New Ripe Atlas Anchor in West Africa

The Ripe Atlas Internet measurements infrastructure in Africa is about to receive a significant boost, thanks to the arrival of a brand-new Anchor in Burkina Faso! The Anchor, to be hosted by Orange B... read more..


Call for Presentations AFRINIC-27 is Open

7 August 2017 - We invite all individuals wishing to make presentations during AFRINIC-27, which will be held from 27 November to 2 December 2017 to submit abstracts. The meeting website is now up at ... read more..


Registration for AFRINIC-27 is Open

7 August 2017 - We are pleased to inform you that registration is now open for the AFRINIC-27 Meeting, being held in Lagos Nigeria, from 27 November to 2 December 2017. You can register online at: ht... read more..

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UDRP and the ACPA Differences, Advantages and Their Inconveniences

One problem with the Internet, non-existent before 1994, is the confrontation between persons who, either intentionally or unintentionally, create an address on the Internet which includes someone els... read more..


2017 FIRE Africa Applications Received

4 August 2017 - The application period for the FIRE Africa Grants and Awards ended on 2nd August 2017 having run for a whole month. The FIRE Award consists of a USD 3,000 cash prize plus full travel ... read more..


Announcement of IT Related Incidences

August 4 2017 - We would like to inform you that, as from today Friday 4 August, AFRINIC shall report on IT related incidents and maintenance activities at This new servic... read more..


Call for Fellowships AFRINIC-27 is Open

2 August 2017 - AFRINIC is offering fellowships for the AFRINIC-27 meeting to be held in Lagos, Nigeria, from 27 November to 2 December 2017. The fellowship is reserved for individuals representing s read more..

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