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Africa covered in 100 new generic TLDs

ICANN’s Generic Domains Division today announced that the number of new generic Top-Level Domains (gTLDs) delegated into the Internet’s Root Zone has topped 100. Delegation is one of the final steps before the Registries that control the domains may...

Users urged to register .africa now

Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) plans to launch some 1900 new Generic Top Level Domains (gTLD’s). This new system will allow for the registration of generic words, geographic names and brand names as top level names, for...

ZACR’s dotAfrica bid passes first test

Africa is firmly on its way to having its own .africa ("dotAfrica") generic Top Level Domain (gTLD) after Internet governing body ICANN (The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names & Numbers) ruled over the weekend of the 12 July that...

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...

ICANN to open Istanbul Hub, covering Africa

Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) President and Chief Executive Officer Fadi Chehadé today announced the organization will open its first hub office in Istanbul, Turkey. The announcement marks a significant moment in the evolution of ICANN as...

Namibia supports ZACR .africa bid

The Republic of Namibia has become the 40th African country to formally endorse the ZA Central Registry (ZACR) bid for the rights to administer the proposed .africa generic Top Level Domain (gTLD). Namibia's formal Letter of Support was prepared by...

Africa embroiled in dot com frenzy

Just when we thought it was safe to surf! There are hunters on the way and they are eager to capture their prey: Africa’s online domains (generic Top Level domains) are the target and dot Africa (.Africa) Top Level...

ICANN set for largest expansion of the Internet’s Domain Name System

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) today revealed who has applied for which generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD) names in what is expected to become the largest expansion in the history of the Internet’s Domain Name System. A...
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African Fintech Giant Ranked as Fastest-Growing

The world’s leading financial publication confirmed Moniepoint’s accolade in its annual “Africa’s Fastest Growing Companies” survey, released yesterday. It...
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