[AfrICANN-discuss] 2007 Jon Postel Award to..Nii Quaynor!

Richard Omolo richard.omolo at gmail.com
Thu Dec 6 20:14:37 SAST 2007

Congrats Nii. You absolutely deserve.


On 12/5/07, Dandjinou Pierre <pdandjinou at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
>  Please join me and congratulate Nii Quaynor who has just be awarded the Jon
> Postel Award.
> The Award,  a crystal ball and a 20.000 $ check was handed to him by  Lynn
> St.Amour, CEO and President of ISOC , at the 70th IETF in Vancouver , a
> meeting attended by motre than 1,000 participants.
> In his brief address, Nii  indicates that the award was both a recognition
> and a call for a more pronounced African participation to the development of
> the Internet. He intends to donate the money to the african ict fund being
> contemplated by Afrinic as a contribution to training and exposing african
> young engineers and network professionals.
> You will agree with me that Nii , as one of the african pionners of Internet
> development amply deserves the reward.
> For more about the Jon Postel award please see http://www.isoc.org/awards/.
>  Pierre Dandjinou

More information about the AfrICANN mailing list