[Community-Discuss] [members-discuss] AFRINIC Update 23rd November 2015
noah at neo.co.tz
Mon Nov 23 12:34:33 UTC 2015
In tanzania, we have this trending hashtag #hapakazitu which is swahili
Our problem is that we have always had to be reminded of our duties and
even when we are reminded, we still give excuses after excuse for pretty
This has become an inherent characteristic of our modus operandi in this
We need to seriously change.......
On 23 Nov 2015 15:02, "Badru Ntege" <badru.ntege at nftconsult.com> wrote:
> On 11/23/15, 2:38 PM, "Noah" <noah at neo.co.tz> wrote:
> I personally look forward to the way where we shall not need to remind
> anyone of delays or be given an excuse or apologies for
> Its called ACCOUNTABILITY. And in management we call it a culture of
> So Noah what you and all the community are looking for is a move away from
> a culture of excuses and blame to a culture of real accountability.
> And we all know that at the end of the day you cannot talk or write
> yourself out of a poor performance situation but you have to behave
> yourself out of it.
> The sad thing about this is that we have a passionate and dedicated
> workforce being let down by the top. We can create all manners of
> documents and policies but it takes people to deliver and excecute.
> The answer is not getting the policies and documents right the answer is
> getting the people right.
> One thing I know having worked with them the team in Mauritius is RIGHT.
> What I’m not sure about is the rest but will leave to deduction.
> On 23 Nov 2015 14:12, "Andrew Alston" <Andrew.Alston at liquidtelecom.com>
>> Hi All,
>> Firstly, let me state my apologies for my silence of late, due to
>> circumstances beyond my control I have been largely out of contact for the
>> purposes of AfriNIC business for the better part of 2 months. It is
>> important to note that the terms of reference require that the audit
>> committee act unanimously, and this could not happen over this period,
>> hence certain delays, which again, I apologise for.
>> Please rest assured that a lot of work has gone in since Tunis into
>> ensuring that the information that is provided to the community is accurate
>> and a fair representation. I would rather such information was provided
>> slightly delayed than contained inaccuracies or disputed pointed, and as a
>> result, the work has taken a significant amount of time, due to the care
>> and thoroughness applied.
>> Lastly, Badru, you make reference to 3 days instead of 14 days. I point
>> out that the notice of the SGMM was published on the 20th of November 2014,
>> for an SGMM that is scheduled for the 3rd of December. By my calculations,
>> 3 days would mean that the SGMM is on the 23rd of November, so you seem to
>> have misplaced 11 days. Hence, while you refer to a section in the bylaws
>> that references ANNUAL general meetings, rather that SPECIAL general
>> meetings, if you choose to conflate the two (and there is reason within the
>> companies act why you should not do that), even under these circumstances
>> the timelines have been met.
>> Andrew Alston
>> Chair – Audit Committee
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