ICANN launches managed root server cluster in Nairobi

System will ensure the localisation of the domain name system and improve latency, reduce risk of DDoS attacks says organisation.
Vincent Matinde
Oct 7, 2022

‘Level of pressure could have paralysed organisation’ says AFRINIC boss

Eddy Kayihura, CEO of the African Network Information Centre, underlined the value of a multi-stakeholder model and stability fund in helping the organisation navigate significant challenges.
Mar 2, 2018

Egypt's ICT minister on charm offensive at MWC 2018

Yasser ElKady met with senior representatives from Qualcomm, ICANN and ITU in an effort to sell the North African country's ICT sector.
Sep 20, 2017

ICANN and DCA's .Africa domain name legal contest continues

A US court has found that the case can go ahead as issues relating to fraud or wilful injury are 'triable'.
Jun 28, 2017

Cost of domain registration hampering Africa's internet ecosystem

First ever regional report of all 54 countries highlights the strengths and weaknesses in Africa's DNS sector.
Mar 15, 2017

ICANN wants response on Domain Name System study

Organisation opens public comment on draft 2016 African DNS market study.
Feb 17, 2017

ICANN may now delegate .africa domain name to ZACR

Follows California Superior Court's decision to deny second motion filed by DotConnectAfrica.
Jan 27, 2017

ICANN in charm offensive to win over Africa

ICANN will support Africa's Internet ambitions, says Göran Marby, president and CEO.
Jan 24, 2017

African leaders mull ways to maximise ICANN participation

Two-day workshop is first ever effort to enhance Africa's role and capacity for more meaningful participation within ICANN.
Jun 30, 2016

Struggle over dotAfrica gTLD intensifies

US court denies ZACR motion for reconsideration on preliminary injunction.
Apr 26, 2016

Settle .africa domain name struggle the African way – AfICTA chair

Debate continues over who will control administration of domain name.
Mar 10, 2016

Internet stakeholders want ICANN in Africa for Africa

Delegates at ICANN 55 event in Morocco tackle several issues affecting organisation.