Latest update: Apply for your .africa domain name during General Availability with these Domain Registrars (Open to anyone)

.Africa Launch Timeline

4 April 2017 - 4 July 2017

What is dotAfrica?

Africa is the Bright Continent

We are .Africa


Support and the GAC role with ICANN


Rights Protection


See our Launch Program here


Get Accredited with the ZACR


What is .Africa?


ICT in Africa

Supporting .Africa


Some 75% of African countries have endorsed the ZACR bid for .africa, well above the ICANN requirement of 60% support needed. In addition, the ZACR bid is endorsed by the African Union Commission (AUC).

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Meet some of the .Africa Team members
  • Simla Budhu, ZACR - South Africa
  • Mohamed Tijani BEN JEMAA, FMAI - AFRALO - ALAC - ICANN - Tunisia
  • Mike O'Connell, Software Architect - South Africa
  • Ed Pascoe, Software Developer - South Africa
  • Barrack Otieno, AFTLD - Kenya
  • Lucky  Masilela, ZACR - South Africa
  • Thabelo Vele, ZACR - South Africa
  • Aboulfeth Hamza, Genious Communications - Morocco
  • Alioune Traore, AFTLD - Mali
  • Victor Ciza, Burundi ccTLD Manager - Burundi
  • David Peall, System Administrator - South Africa
  • Louis Bezuidenhout, EPP Customer liaison - South Africa