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Cheapest Domain in Nigeria


Nairahost currently sells the cheapest domain in Nigeria. Domains start at the price of 1,100 Naira a year, and renewable at that rate. To view the rates visit Nairahost Nigeria Domain Prices.

Upgrading from MYSQL4 to MYSQL5 on a Cpanel Server

Today I upgraded one of our servers MYSQL software from version 4 to version 5. Below is the steps of a successful install.

Step 1.)
Go into your WHM > TweakSettings and select the MySQL 5 > Save it

Step 2.)
login as root via SSH and run /scripts/mysqlup, it will do the upgrade for you.

Step 3.)

Rem out the line in /etc/my.conf that was setting basedir to /var/lib. As seen below:


Step 4.)

Create the directory “/var/run/mysqld” if it does not exist. Then chown that directory to mysql.mysql as below…

mkdir /var/run/mysqld
chown mysql.mysql /var/run/mysqld

Step 5.)
Kindly check if a socket file exists on /tmp.
if not add one
root@server [~]# cd /tmp
root@server [/tmp]# ln -s /var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock .

Step 6.)
Start the service..

service mysql start

Announcing Web4Africa South Africa

South Africa

Web4Africa proudly announces the launch of Web4Africa South Africa at www.web4africa.co.za
This website is available to residents of South Africa only and contains domain name registration and web hosting offerings priced in South African Rands.

South Africa

Web4Africa SA offers world-class web services at the lowest prices in South Africa. .com domain name registration are offered at only R59.50

Aside domain names and web hosting, e-commerce solutions and reseller web hosting offerings are also available.

Clients can pay via major credit and debit cards as well as Paypal and Moneybookers.

Web4Africa [www.web4africa.net] has been offering affordable web services to clients worldwide since 2002.

Web4Africa now offers .com/.net/.org domains at $8.5/year

Domain Names

Ghana’s #1 Web host Web4Africa, now offers .com, .net, .org domain names at only $8.50 per year. This is one of the lowest pricing in the industry.

Other domains extensions are also offered at great prices:

Domain names

Domain names

  • .biz, .name, .info – $8.95 / year
  • .mobi (for websites targetted at mobile devices) – $10.95 / year
  • .us – $8.95 / year
  • .co.uk, .me.uk, .org.uk – $9.95 / year
  • .in – $16.5 / year
  • .co.in, .net.in, .org.in, .firm.in, .ind.in – $8.95 / year
  • .bz – $24.95 / year
  • .cc – $24.95 / year
  • .eu – $10.95 / year

Whats more? Web4Africa accepts payment via various online methods including Moneybookers, e-gold, Paypal and Alertpay. Major credit/debit cards are also accepted. Visit http://www.web4africa.net today!

Introducing .uk domains at $10.99

UK flag


Web4Africa, one of the leading web hosts in the West Africa sub-region, is now offering .uk domain name registrations.

Web4Africa is offering .co.uk, .me.uk and .org.uk domain registrations at an introductory price of $10.99 per year. Although a minimum of 2 years registration (as per UK NIC rules) is required, the pricing is still one of the lowest on the Internet today.

The company also offers web hosting and SSL certificates, at affordable rates and accepts payment for service via a wide variety of online payment systems, including Paypal, Moneybookers, e-gold, Alertpay as well as major credit/debit cards.

Announcing Web4Africa Nigeria

This is to announce Web4Africa Nigeria at the URL www.web4africa.com.ng This website is essentially a subset of our International website www.web4africa.net and is targetted at the Nigerian market.


Web4Africa Nigeria will be offering world-class web hosting and fast domain name registration at very affordable prices, for residents of Nigeria. Web hosting has never been easier and cheaper, in Nigeria.

Prices on the website are displayed in Naira – Nigeria’s national currency. Billing is currently done securedly via web4africa.net We will soon install a separate billing platform for Nigeria.

Web4Africa Nigeria is also offering .ng domain registrations for web hosting clients and will soon also include reseller web hosting packages.

Web4Africa is one of the leading web hosting providers, in the entire West African sub-region and has been in business since 2002, offering professional web solutions at affordable rates.

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Quick updates:

  • The interface of the Web4Africa website has been redesigned, ground-up and is now an entirely CSS-based layout. Tables have only been used, for tabular data.
  • All the disk space and bandwidth of all web hosting packages have quad-rippled. What’s more? Same price, 4x more space.
  • Web4Africa has also introduced reseller web hosting, as well as shared hosting on the Windows platform.

There’s more to come…

Web4Africa is #1 Web Hosting Company in Ghana


Web4Africa is now Ghana’s number 1 web host, according to WebHosting.info

The ranking is based on the number of general Top-Level Domains (TLDs) been pointed to the nameservers of web hosts, worldwide. The general TLDs being covered are .com, .net, .org, .biz and .info and currently excludes other TLDs and Country-Code TLDs (cc-TLDs) like .uk, .in, .us of which Web4Africa hosts a sizeable number.

According to the data by WebHosting.info, Web4Africa has more than 15% of the Ghanaian market at the time of writing.

Web4Africa is Ghana's number web hosting company

A graph from webhosting.info showing Web4Africa’s ranking in Ghana as at 22nd August 2010

This goes to underscore the fact that Web4Africa is Ghana’s leading web host. This is not surprising since we offer world-class web hosting services, at affordable rates.

Website: www.web4africa.net

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