DCA was invited as a delegate to the international high-level conference that was held in Rwanda from October 28 to 31, 2013 Nov. 3, 2013 - The conference was attended by over 1,500 delegates and Seven African Heads of State including among others Presidents of Kenya, Uganda, Gabon, and Burkina Faso. Read more
Ms. Sophia Bekele, Executive Director of DotConnectAfrica, spoke of a way forward for the ".Africa" project during the opening panel discussions and subseqent launch of the East Africa "dotafrica" campaign Our campaign theme mirrors the theme used for nations reborn, like that of Kenya last week and the USA with President Obama. Read more Our campaign theme mirrors the theme used for nations reborn, like that of Kenya last week and the USA with President Obama.
DotConnectAfrica Participates in ICANN 45 Toronto Unveils new IBCA Initiative at ICANN Public Forum DCA Trust used the opportunity afforded by the presence of the entire ICANN Global Community gathered at Toronto to also unveil the IBCA – Internet Business Council for Africa – initiative that it has independently developed as a component of the ICANN Africa Strategy. Read More
DCA registry services and its UK Partner CentralNic participated at the African Mufti-stakeholder Internet Governance meeting held at the UNECA Conference Center in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 6-8 March 2013 Read more
Sophia Bekele putting forward a statement to the ICANN Board on the issue of reserved names .africa, .afrique .afriqya. requested by African Union Commision (AUC) in Dakar Senegal. Ms. Sophia Bekele said "We believe that the DotAfrica issue is a battle test-ground for ICANN's leadership and oversight of the Global Internet Governance process. If AU imposes its will on ICANN, and prevails on this issue it will set a bad precedent that will be detrimental to ICANN's ability ...
DotConnectAfrica Exhibition at ICANN 42 Dakar , Senegal: DCA had displayed an important exhibition of its Yes2DotAfrica Campaign and used it to further communicate its DotAfrica vision to visitors of the Exhibition and other delegations that attended the meeting. It was a successful meeting that focused positive attentions on the Yes2DotAfrica Campaign.
Miss.africa Miss.africa is part of DCA's DotAfrica vision and is an effort aimed at inspiring girls and women in technology for personal growth, positive action, and digital self-awareness with funding to be provided from DCA's charitable trust fund. Miss.africa is envisioned as one of the central pillars of DCA's corporate social responsibility program. Miss.africa program was inspired by such programs as DNS Women's group of ICANN and is aimed at introducing many young African women o the ...
The ICANN board has voted to approve the new gTLD program, which was first announced three years ago.
Ms Sophia Bekele, Exec Dir of DCA with His Excellency Monsieur Abdoulaye Wade, President and Head of State of Senegal, who attended the official opening ceremony of the ICANN-42 Meeting that was hosted by the Government of the Republic of Senegal, and afterwards visited the exhibition stand of DCA, accompanied by H.E. Monsieur Moustapha Guirassy, Minister of Telecommunications of the Republic of Senegal.
DCA Registry Services, participated in the just ended Africa Domain Name System (DNS) Forum which was held as a precursor to the ICANN 47 in Durban South Africa. 12-13 July 2013 Jul. 15, 2013 - The Forum is aimed at the implementation of the ICANN Africa Strategy, which was developed in 2012 by the African Internet Community. Read More
The Munich Conference on new Top Level Domain Names is to be held in September from 26-27 ,2011 in Munich Germany and is expected to provide a great platform for new Top-Level-Domain applicants to make use of excellent networking opportunities, learn more about the application process, and network with domain professionals, registrars, legal resources, marketers, and more! DotConnectAfrica, as a new TLD applicant for the (.africa) DotAfrica TLD will be there.The Conference will be Europe's largest conference on ...