Objectives of .africa new gTld
To facilitate the digital communication of the africa Community
To provide a development platform for the digital environment of the africa Community
To create a strong image of africa on Internet
who is eligible to register a .africa?
Any particular, organisation or association acting in good faith in connection with the africa community.
Residence in the africa Area
Business activity in the africa Area
Cultural and sport activity in the africa Area or any other direct or indirect presence is generally accepted as legitimate in the africa area
To facilitate the validation process, the applicant must include the domain intention of use, the administrative contact must also have the local address in the africa community.
What .africa is offering?
This new domain extension is a secure and global alternative for local institutions, companies, trademarks and users on Internet.
That allow us to be on line with a virtual space for public and private initiatives.
africa registration phases.
1. Pioneer Name
A program based on a transparent registration process to any project that offer services or support to the community.
2. Registration applications
the application will me made during a sunrise and land rush phase. The system will allow multiple applications for a domain name, the concession will be made depending the priority types.
The different priority types are:
Public service, trademarks, civil society actors and other applicants, both of them demonstrating a connection with the africa community.
3. General availability
The domain registration is made under the "first-come⁄first-served" principle a post-validation will also made.
Registration period, from 1 up to 10 years