[AfrICANN-discuss] ICANN Accredits First Registrar in Senegal
sophiabekele at gmail.com
Tue May 15 16:55:15 SAST 2007
Agee with you big M, in all what you said!
On 15/05/07, Mouhamet Diop <mouhamet at next.sn> wrote:
> Thanks Mawaki,
> 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
> always will make it !.
> Mouhamet Diop
> -----Original Message-----
> From: africann-bounces at afrinic.net [mailto:africann-bounces at afrinic.net]
> 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
> > KHEWEUL.COM,
> > the first registrar accredited by ICANN in West Africa! Good
> > luck Mouhamet.
> > ar
> > ---------------------------------------------------------
> > 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:
> > http://www.icann.org/registrars/ra-agreement-17may01.htm.
> > * 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:
> > www.icann.org.
> > *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
> > Kheweul.Com
> > SENEGAL
> > 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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