[AfrICANN-discuss] ICANN Accredits First Registrar in Senegal
Dr Yassin Mshana
ymshana2003 at gmail.com
Tue May 15 11:47:29 SAST 2007
You have done it!!!!. Congratulations and good luck in this venture. I know
On 15/05/07, Vika Mpisane <vika at zadna.org.za> wrote:
> Yes A-R, Mouhamet deserves a big pat on his back for this achievement!
> All the best, Mouhamet Diop:-)
> *Vika Mpisane*
> .za Domain Name Authority
> Tel: +27 11 275 0082
> Fax: +27 11 234 5022
> *"Life lies not in never falling, but in rising when you fall."*
> *Nelson Mandela, 1995, Eastern Cape.*
> *From:* africann-bounces at afrinic.net [mailto:africann-bounces at afrinic.net]
> *On Behalf Of *Anne-Rachel Inné
> *Sent:* 15 May 2007 07:59
> *To:* africann at afrinic.net
> *Subject:* [AfrICANN-discuss] ICANN Accredits First Registrar in Senegal
> Dear All,
> Please join in congratulating Mouhamet Diop for the birth of KHEWEUL.COM,
> the first registrar accredited by ICANN in West Africa! Good luck Mouhamet.
> ICANN Accredits First Registrar in Senegal
> 14 May 2007
> *MARINA DEL REY, Calif.*: The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and
> Numbers (ICANN) has signed its first accreditation agreement with a
> Senegal-based Registrar – Kheweul.com SA from Dakar.
> "We have accreditation agreements with more than 890 Registrars across the
> world – and this is only the second in Africa," said Anne-Rachel Inné,
> ICANN's Regional Liaison for Africa. "ICANN is continually working to expand
> its international participation and representation – and this agreement is
> an important step forward in that."
> Kheweul.com has been accredited to register domain names from the .biz,
> .com, .info, .name, .net, .org, and .pro top-level domains.
> "We're proud to be the first ICANN-accredited Registrar in West Africa and
> the second in Africa," said Mouhamet Diop, Chairman and CEO of Kheweul.com.
> "Kheweul.Com is going to work closely with all African country-code
> top-level domain managers and all world-wide registries to provide domain
> name services to local African communities. We also plan to promote the
> digitalization of African cultural heritage and help the preserve of African
> multimedia content."
> ICANN successfully introduced competition in the registrar marketplace
> that has resulted in the over 890 ICANN accredited registrars now offering a
> range of registration services. A complete list of accredited registrars is
> available at: http://www.icann.org/registrars/accredited-list.html.
> ICANN has a contractual relationship with all accredited registrars that
> clearly sets forth the obligations of accredited registrars. This
> information is available at:
> *About ICANN: *
> ICANN is responsible for the global coordination of the Internet's system
> of unique identifiers like domain names (like .org, .museum and country
> codes like .uk) and the addresses used in a variety of Internet protocols
> that help computers reach each other over the Internet. Careful management
> of these resources is vital to the Internet's operation, so ICANN's global
> stakeholders meet regularly to develop policies that ensure the Internet's
> ongoing security and stability. ICANN is an internationally organized,
> public benefit non-profit company. For more information please visit:
> *About Kheweul.Com: *
> Kheweul.Com is a Senegalese private company based in Senegal, registered
> under the African Jurisdiction, called OHADA, and will serve all African
> countries for any purposes related to Domain Names business. For more
> information please visit: www.kheweul.com.
> Mouhamet Diop's bio and involvement with the international functions of
> ICANN are online at: http://www.icann.org/biog/diop.htm.
> *Media Contacts: *
> Jason Keenan
> Media Adviser, ICANN (USA)
> Ph: +1 310 382 4004
> E: jason.keenan at icann.org
> Mouhamet Diop
> Chairman & CEO
> Ph: +221 821 29 39
> Cell: +221 638 42 88
> E: mouhamet.diop at kheweul.com
> International: Andrew Robertson
> Edelman (London)
> Ph: +44 7921 588 770
> E: andrew.robertson at edelman.com
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