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From Tuesday, 4 April, trademark owners will be able to secure .africa domain names matching their registered trademarks before the new generic top-level domain is opened to the public in July. ZA Central Registry CEO

The ZA Central Registry, which looks after the .za Internet domain, has been approved as an official registrar of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names & Numbers. The development means ZACR can now

The number of Web domain names has surpassed the one million mark for the first time. This is according to the ZA Central Registry (ZACR), which manages the,,,

outh Africa is set to pass a million registered Internet domain names ending in .za, South Africa’s delegation in cyberspace, by the first quarter of 2015. There are currently 969 190 registered domain names ending in .za, according to ZA Central Registry CEO Lucky Masilela, who revealed

Trademark holders can now apply to reserve domain names in South Africa’s new city top-level domains of .joburg, .durban and .capetown following the commencement of a preregistration phase by the ZA Central Registry (ZACR). The not-for-profit ZACR, which was established in 2012

South Africa’s second-level domain is being relaunched and will soon be available to the public following “sunrise” and “land-rush” phases where the rights of intellectual property holders will be prioritised and premium names delegated. This is according to the ZA Domain Name Authority (Zadna), which has now provided details regarding

The May 2014 commercial launch of the .africa top-level domain is now a certainty after the final outstanding paperwork was signed at the 49th meeting of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names & Numbers (Icann) in Singapore this week, the ZA Central Registry

The ZA Central Registry (ZACR), which manages the Internet domain space, has a new CEO. Lucky Masilela is taking the reins from Neil Dundas, who becomes the organisation’s chief operating officer. Masilela will work closely with Dundas. Under Dundas, the ZACR has

South Africa’s online landscape is set for huge changes in coming months as new top-level domains, including three “dot-city” top-level domains, are opened for registration for the first time and as long-dormant domains are reintroduced