UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA - AFRICAN STUDIES CENTER
NETWORK OBJECTIVES: Provide a platform for high-level computer training, research and consultancy; promote development and usage of computing and communications technologies in Africa; facilitate co-ordination of collaborative computing education and research; and foster closer collaboration and linkages between computing industry, academia, NGOs, policy making institutions and the general economies.
SERVICES OFFERED: E-mail (Internet, Fidonet and UUCP), file transfers, email-to-fax serve electronic conferences, broadcasts/adverts, and bulletin boards (BBSs).
CONFERENCES AVAILABLE: AANET: Anti-AIDS/HIV research, data, drugs (HIVNet, CDC daily summaries, ..) AFYANET: health institutions, researchers, managers, ..(HELINA-L, WHO-HLMNet, ..) AGRONET: agroforestry institutions and researchers (incl.access to CGNET, ..) EDUNET: universities and other educational institutions (EDUCOM, UNESCO RINAF..) ENVIRONET: environmental and related discussions (UNEP's INFOTERRA, ..) FEMNET: gender issues (APC, WEDNET conferences, ..) JAMBONET: echo-tourism industry, airline info, hotels, tour operators, etc. JUSTNET: legal and judicial fraternity (access to LEXIS, WESTLAW, ..) KCI-NET: information technology experts and industry (IFIP, DEVEL-L, AFRICANA, ..) KENYANEWS: daily summaries of local newspapers, select foreign,financial, sports news KIDLINK: children's & youth issues (access to global KIDLINK,KIDSCAFE, ..) LIBNET: libraries, information and documentation centres (KELIAS News, NIG, ..) POPLINE: population development (WorldBank's PHNFlash, ..) SSENET: small-scale business discussions (TINET, UNCTAD trade points, ..) TRIVIA: casual discussions, general issues, humour, culture, socio-politics, .. Other specialized services offered available on request.
COST OF SERVICE
Below are our special, subsidized introductory rates for non-commercial (academic, research, educational, governmental, NGO, etc)to e-mail, and are guaranteed only if offer is taken up within 3 months.
Installation and user training: KShs 3,250 Monthly Subscription: KShs 650 (7,800 p.a) International Traffic (aprox) KShs 35 per page International Fax via Email KShs 65 per page Local Traffic (within Kenya) Free Software Free
Service is provided within 1 week of application. Rates for companies and the business community available on request.
CONTACT: Network Manager (SysOp/Postmaster) African Regional Centre for Computing (ARCC) Ngong' Road, Opp. Ngong' Hills Hotel, Off George Padmore Lane P.O. Box 58638, NAIROBI, Kenya, East Africa Tel: (254-2) 726914, 723552 Fax: 728351 Modem: 562362 PEP V42 V32B MNP Email: email@example.com FidoNet: 5:731/100 From: Matunda Nyanchama firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: E-mail in Nairobi Date: 13 Dec 1994 15:19:02 GMT Message-ID: 9412131518.AA10426@mccarthy.csd.uwo.ca
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