[Community-Discuss] [members-discuss] Faulty result for Western Africa in AfriNIC AGMM Elections

Ben Roberts Ben.Roberts at liquidtelecom.com
Fri May 18 09:55:56 UTC 2018

We are also a RIPE member and have been since before Afrinic existed.

Our fees with Afrinic are about 15 times what they would be with RIPE for equivalent IP resources. And RIPE gives us more services.

Service delivery from Afrinic was also historically poor but improved hugely under the leadership of new CEO Mr Barrett.

So I’m speaking from experience as an Afrinic member.

Are you an LIR these days?  Is your experience of Afrinic value for money better than mine ?

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On 18 May 2018, at 10:39, Badru Ntege <badru.ntege at nftconsult.com<mailto:badru.ntege at nftconsult.com>> wrote:

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On 18 May 2018, at 12:10, Ben Roberts <Ben.Roberts at liquidtelecom.com<mailto:Ben.Roberts at liquidtelecom.com>> wrote:


Yes one of the ways that Afrinic wastes lots of money flying people around. This contributes to why our fees are so high compared to other RIRs we are in.

Sorry to get personal but for someone of your experience and looking at the financials over the last few years taunting the above line is pure misinformation.

Secondly a company of your size what you pay AFRINIC is probably a fraction of someone’s salary.

Fees are based on your consumption if your business is growing and you need more resources you not only make a justification to AFRINIC but also to the Business.

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On 18 May 2018, at 09:41, Noah <noah at neo.co.tz<mailto:noah at neo.co.tz>> wrote:

On Thu, May 17, 2018 at 5:38 PM, Ben Roberts <Ben.Roberts at liquidtelecom.com<mailto:Ben.Roberts at liquidtelecom.com>> wrote:
The election was run and winner declared. Majority of votes cast to have none of the candidates join the board.

So its pointless to have a nomcom in other-words and therefore AfriNIC will be wasting members money to conduct elections which involves facilitating members of nomcom to fly to meetings to conduct elections where no candidate is elected.

Come on folks...

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