Uganda's comms regulator lifts SIM card ban
Connection with Application Programming Interface for registration process has been established.
May 10, 2018
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.