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South Africa now has more than 1.2 million registered .za domains. Across the,, and domains, the number is on track to exceed 1.5 million, the ZA Central Registry said on Monday.

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

The application for the .durban domain has passed the initial evaluation phase of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (Icann), meaning it’s likely websites with .durban appended to their addresses will make an appearance this year. That’s according to the .ZA Domain

The ZA Central Registry has applied to administer three new top-level domains, one for each of SA’s three biggest cities. This comes in addition to the .africa domain that the registry expects it will be given the job of looking after. Each of the four domain names

South Africans could soon choose to register their Internet sites by using city specific domains, or speciality fields like sport…