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Posts Tagged ‘ZA Central Registry’

  • ZACR is ready to launch the dotCities and dotAfrica in a similar phased manner as required by ICANN.  (Image source: File)

    dotAfrica to officially launch in May

    March 26, 2014 • Online, Top StoriesComments Off on dotAfrica to officially launch in May

    The May 2014 commercial launch of dotAfrica is now certain, after the final outstanding paperwork was inked at the 49th meeting of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names & Numbers (ICANN) in Singapore today. Today’s agreement outlines the...

  • Mokgabudi Lucky Masilela, new CEO at ZICR. (Image source: ZICR)

    New CEO to direct ZA Central Registry

    February 14, 2014 • Online, People, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on New CEO to direct ZA Central Registry

    The ZA Central Registry (ZACR) has a new CEO with a vision to accelerate transformation within the South African DNS (Domain Name System) industry while staying true to the technical core competencies that have resulted in almost 900 000 .co.za domain...

  • Alice Munyua, who is leading the dotAfrica Reserve Name List (RNL) process. (Image source: Flickr/The Internet Society)

    Governments can start reserving dotAfrica domains

    August 27, 2013 • Online, Top StoriesComments Off on Governments can start reserving dotAfrica domains

    The ZA Central Registry (ZACR) has launched its dotAfrica Reserve Name List policy with a call for African governments to apply for certain names to be reserved. This process aims to provide governments with an opportunity to protect their national interests...

  • African Union Commission against .africa domain name

    November 22, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (2)

    The African Union Commission (AUC) and 16 governments have registered their opposition to the new .africa generic top-level domain submitted by the DotConnectAfrica trust (DCA). The .africa geographic name was applied for by both the DCA and UniForum, trading...

  • Policy changes looming for co.za

    August 27, 2012 • OnlineComments (1)

    UniForum SA, trading as, the ZA Central Registry (ZACR) manages and administers the .co.za domain name space. Over the past two years the ZACR has taken steps to align its domain name registry operating system to international standards by implementing a...

  • Africans rally behind dotAfrica registry

    March 30, 2012 • Top StoriesComments Off on Africans rally behind dotAfrica registry

    African government ministers attending the recent Innovation Africa Digital (IAD) Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, this week have pledged their support for the ZA Central Registry’s (ZACR) bid to become the dotAfrica Registry Operator. The ZACR is a...