[AfrICANN-discuss] ICANN Accredits First Registrar in Senegal
mouhamet at next.sn
Tue May 15 15:34:39 SAST 2007
Internet Solutions in South Africa is the first !! Congrat to them !
But there are not active registrar http://www.is.co.za, they are doing ISP
business in South Africa, VOIP and Hosting.
They just steel me the awards of being the first !!
I get the project for more than two years but we are slow in process but we
always will make it !.
From: africann-bounces at afrinic.net [mailto:africann-bounces at afrinic.net] On
Behalf Of Mawaki Chango
Sent: Tuesday, May 15, 2007 12:11 PM
To: africann at afrinic.net
Subject: Re: [AfrICANN-discuss] ICANN Accredits First Registrar in Senegal
BTW, which one was the first accredited registrar in the whole
--- Anne-Rachel Inné <annerachel at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear All,
> Please join in congratulating Mouhamet Diop for the birth of
> 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 is going to work closely with all African
> 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:
> ICANN has a contractual relationship with all accredited
> registrars that
> clearly sets forth the obligations of accredited registrars.
> 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
> public benefit non-profit company. For more information please
> *About Kheweul.Com: *
> Kheweul.Com is a Senegalese private company based in Senegal,
> 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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