Uganda's comms regulator lifts SIM card ban

Connection with Application Programming Interface for registration process has been established.
Michael Malakata
Mar 29, 2018

Uganda SIM card registration in limbo

Comms regulator blames delays by National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA) in implementing API for registration process.
Oct 26, 2017

Nigeria's .ng ccTLD domain names hit 100,000

Organisation focused on changing public perception of the value of local domain name versus international counterparts.
Sep 7, 2017

Unregistered SIM card deactivation underway in Uganda

Mobile network operators have started to deactivate unregistered SIM cards as government's deadline passes.
Aug 30, 2016

Nigeria: poor adoption of IPv6 a threat say telco bodies

Industry representative organisations urge ISPs, content producers to migrate.
May 12, 2016

Can NiRA drum up enough support for .ng?

In an ITWeb Africa exclusive, we speak to Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA) President about how the industry body aims to dispel market misconceptions and handle other challenges.
Apr 25, 2016

'It's impossible to fully localise Nigeria's tech ecosystem'

While officials and industry regulators believe this approach is best, some tech professionals say the country is far from ready.
Apr 13, 2015

Nigeria's Internet Registration Association decries poor uptake of local domains

Infrastructural challenges, including access to the Net, main reasons claims NiRA.
Mar 13, 2015

.ng domain name doesn't impress

High cost and underperforming local hosting companies make Nigeria's .ng ccTLD unpopular.
Dec 23, 2013

Drive to grow Nigeria’s .ng domain adoption by 250% in 2014

The Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA) says usage has grown from 2,000 in 2009 to 50,000 in 2013.