.AFRICA (dotAfrica) Domain Name Registration
dotAfrica (.africa) domain names are now open for registration to anyone anywhere in the world at affordable pricing from Web4Africa.
General Availability 4 - 31 July
GA Price Reduction From 2 August
Premium .AFRICA All 3-character & certain domains
Payment CurrencyWe do accept payment in Ghana Cedis, Naira, and Rands from residents of Ghana, Nigeria and South Africa respectively. Kindly choose the appropriate currency on our domain order page, to be billed in any of those currencies. Some online wallets that we support do not allow these currencies. Example: PayPal, Skrill, Bitcoin and PerfectMoney. Thus, your payment would be in USD irrespective of what currency your Web4Africa account is denominated when paying with any of them.
Premium .AFRICA Domains
All 3-character .africa domains are considered Premium, and come at a higher price of $700 for the first year. Our domain order system should show them at premium pricing.
Some other domains with certain words are earmarked as Premium, as well. You are welcome to verify them by making use of our .africa WHOIS Lookup Tool before placing your order. Our Domain Order system should show them as Premium in the domain availability checker.
.AFRICA Domains with Trademark Claims
A trademark claim may be found on the domain name you are applying for. Web4Africa would give you a Trademark Notice where this is the case, and require that you read and acknowledge the trademark agreement in order to continue with your domain registration.
The Trademark Notice would be triggered where you have applied for a domain name which matches at least one trademark record submitted to the Trademark Clearinghouse.
You may or may not be entitled to register the domain name depending on your intended use and whether it is the same or significantly overlaps with the trademarks listed below. YOUR RIGHTS TO REGISTER THIS DOMAIN NAME MAY OR MAY NOT BE PROTECTED AS NONCOMMERCIAL USE OR “FAIR USE” BY THE LAWS OF YOUR COUNTRY.
About .AFRICA Domains
.AFRICA domain is the top-level domain name system for the continent of Africa. It offers an excellent opportunity to reach the world’s second largest continent through a single web address. It has been in the making for several years, and is now available. It is appropriate for pan-African companies / organisations irrespective of their geographic location. It is fully supported by the government of over 35 African countries. .africa domains are now open to anyone in the world and affordable.
.africa are most ideal for individuals, companies, non-governmental organizations and other entities in and outside Africa, that are targetting an African audience and/or marketplace.
Web4Africa is an ICANN Accredited Domain Registrar and is accredited by the .africa domain registry to offer .africa domains.
Benefits of .AFRICA Domains
- Identify with the continent of Africa.
- Showcase your brand and commitment to Africa’s growth and development.
- Expand your footprint and influence in the African region.
- Establish a home for Africa-specific services, products and information.
- Acquire valuable online real-estate in a fast-growing high potential market.
- Secure and protect your Intellectual Property Rights (IP) in Africa.
- Participate in Africa’s online renaissance.
.AFRICA Domain FAQ
2-character .africa domains are restricted par ICANN requirements.
All 3-character .africa domains are considered as Premium, by the .africa registry. To register a 3-character .africa domain name, kindly contact us directly as our order system might show them as unavailable.