After a lengthy legal battle, ICANN has officially delegated the .africa extension to ZA Central Registry NPC (ZACR). ZACR currently manages the South African ccTLDs (co.za, org.za, etc.) and city TLDs (.joburg, .capetown and .durban).
.africa will be launched in three phases: Sunrise, Landrush and General Availability. Here is the tentative launch schedule:
Sunrise: 4 April 2017
General Availability: 4 July 2017
is expected to be quite popular with growing anticipation leading up to
launch. It presents a great opportunity for African companies to create a unique and recognizable domain for their business.
provide the finalized launch schedule and pricing details once they are
available. Should you have any questions about .africa, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.