Johannesburg — THE variety of .Africa domains has gone over the 30 000 degree.
Registry Africa Restricted, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the ZA Central Registry (ZACR), the administrator of the .africa geographic High Stage Area (gTLD), stated it was clear that these sought-after domains are being snapped up by progressive people and organisations assured in the way forward for the continent and its powerhouse, South Africa.
April is Freedom Month in South Africa when the nation celebrates its first democratic elections held on April 27, 1994.
“Anchoring digital identities round that excellent .africa area identify needs to be the primary digital decision for freedom-loving younger Africans,” stated Fortunate Masilela, CEO of Registry Africa.
“It is because a well-populated and vibrant African nook of our on-line world is one of the best ways to guard fragile freedoms,” he added.
Masilela stated Freedom Month was all the time the suitable time to register domains that helped underpin freedom by including to free discourse on the net.
“Africans should totally take part within the Fourth Industrial Revolution by being seen on-line by energetic area identify registration,” he suggested.
In addition to the .africa, ZACR manages numerous .za second degree domains, equivalent to co.za, web.za, org.za and internet.za.