AFIX to establish secretariat in Rwanda

According to a press release, the African IXP Association (AFIX) in partnership with the Internet Society, has signed an agreement with the Rwanda Internet Community and Technology Alliance (RICTA) to establish an administrative secretariat in Kigali, Rwanda.

The agreement follows the successful completion of a call for proposals designed to help AFIX develop its governance structure and administrative capacity in order to more effectively manage its growing portfolio of activities. Notable among its activities are bi-annual membership meetings, training workshops, regional benchmark reports, and an annual conference known as the African Peering and Interconnection Forum, one of Africa’s premier Internet industry gatherings.