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DotAfrica commemorates Africa Day

In celebration of Africa Day, Registry Africa, the administrator of the .africa (dotAfrica) geographic Top Level Domain (gTLD), joins all one billion Africans in celebrating this special day. Africa Day commemorates the founding of the Organisation of African Unity (now...

Ready, Set, Go! dotAfrica domain registration open to public

Today, 04 July 2017, marks a landmark day for geographic Top Level Domains (gTLDs) in Africa as registration for the .africa (dotAfrica) domain has opened to the general public. “The floodgates have finally been thrown open and .africa domains are...

Register for dotAfrica domain or face significant legal costs

The sunrise phase of the dotAfrica (.africa) domain opened on the 4th of April and will remain open until the 2nd of June. Trademark owners have been encouraged to register their domain names matching their brand names during the...

ICANN approves dotAfrica launch dates

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has given dotAfrica the green light to move forward with their launch plan and dates as Africa's new home on the web gets ready for their long awaited entry. "Final and...

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 contractual terms...

dotAfrica domain available in September 2014

The general availability of the dotAfrica (.africa) Top Level Domain (TLD) is expected to commence in September 2014, following the expiry of the Sunrise and Land Rush periods which are scheduled to commence in May 2014. That's according to Neil...

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...

African Internet pioneers targeted for .Africa

As the likely administrator of the new .africa generic Top Level Domain (gTLD), the ZA Central Registry (ZACR) has embarked on an awareness programme targeting Africa's best known brands. Launched today, the .africa Pioneer Programme aims to encourage a premier...

Africa set for new continental domain name extension

Under the leadership of the African Union Commission, UniForum SA, trading as the ZA Central Registry (ZACR), has applied for a new Internet extension, .Africa (or dotAfrica). In the future, it is hoped that domain names using dotAfrica will go...
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