Welcome to the South African Identity Federation (SAFIRE) — the national academic identity federation for the South African research and higher education community.

Latest News

  • Transition plan updated (2017-05-02) - The SAFIRE transition plan has been updated to set an explicit end-of-life for the deprecated full-mesh federation. All existing identity providers within the full-mesh metadata will expire shortly after midnight
  • African Research Cloud joins SAFIRE (2017-05-02) - The African Research Cloud, a joint project of UCT, UWC and NWU, has joined SAFIRE as a service provider.
  • CSIR joins SAFIRE (2017-04-11) - The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has signed the Participation Agreement and joined SAFIRE as a full participant. The SANReN Competency Area at the CSIR incubated the SAFIRE project
  • Two New Participants (2017-02-28) - Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University and the University of Cape Town have both recently signed the Participation Agreement and join SAFIRE as full participants. UCT has further completed technical integration as an
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South African Identity Federation