[SPAM] [AfrICANN-discuss] [Fwd:[ISOC] PRESS RELEASE: Ghana Dot Com Accredited as ICANN Registrar of Domain Names]

Aziz Hilali hilaliaziz at yahoo.fr
Wed May 26 00:56:48 SAST 2010

Bonjour Si Med

Si tu vois que je peux être utile dans ce comité, tu peux compter sur moi.



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Deal all,
For a successful AFRALO/AfrICANN meeting in Brussels , it’s necessary to form an organizing committee to take care of the logistical and organizational aspects.
AFRALO has already 3 volunteers. Is it possible to have 3 other volunteers from AfrICANN? 
We are planning to have a conference call next week, so it would be very appreciated if we can have the committee formed by the end of this week.
Chersz tous
Pour le succès de la réunion conjointe AFRALO/AfrICANN à Bruxelles, la constitution d’un comité d’organisation est nécessaire pour s’occuper des aspects logistiques et organisationnels.
AFRALO a déjà 3 volontaires pour ce comité. Est-il possible d’avoir 3 autres volontaires d’AfrICANN ?
Nous projetons d’avoir une téléconférence la semaine prochaine, et il serait très apprécié de voir le dit comité d’organisation constitué à la fin de cette semaine.
Bonne nuit   
Executive Director 
Mediterranean Federation ofInternet Associations
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Subject: [ISOC] PRESS RELEASE: Ghana Dot Com Accredited as ICANN Registrar
of Domain Names
For Immediate Release
Ghana Dot Com Accredited as ICANN
Registrar of Domain Names
Accra, Ghana 18 May, 2010. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and
Numbers (ICANN) has accredited a Ghanaian company Ghana Dot Com LTD as
accredited Registrar of domain names in the generic Top Level Domain
(gTLD) names registries. The accreditation enables Ghana Dot Com to
register names into gTLD registries including .com, .org,.net, .info and
to host websites for these domain names. Domain names are symbolic name
references to information resources on the Internet commonly known as
websites that run on servers.
Ghana.COM whose headquarters is located at East Legon, Accra Ghana is a
descendant company of the Internet pioneering company Network Computer
Systems (NCS) and today became the third company in Africa to receive the
accreditation and joins Internet Solutions of South Africa and Kheweul of
Ghana.COM aims to bring more people into the community of websites and
providers of information services. Africa and in particular Ghana stand to
benefit by having an alternate avenue for acquiring generic domain names
closer to them for their personal or business information needs. Ghana.COM
expects to be multi currency and accept payments in convertible currencies
in the region and for example customers in Ghana may pay for services in
Ghana Cedis and likewise for CFA regions
The business venture aims to increase content and transactional web
services in Africa by making domain names more readily available in our
"This accreditation is a welcomed opportunity for Ghana.COM to globally
offer domain name registration and web hosting services. We hope that this
venture will present a platform for hosting more localized content and in
local languages to develop the African information resource market.
Ghana.COM plans to be Registrar also for country code  top level domain
(ccTLD) registries in Africa including .GH, .NG and others, which will
further grow domain name market in Africa
We note that the lack of financial instruments in Africa has been the
principal challenge of registrars which when managed can boost the
information economy. Ghana.COM looks to its native innovative eCommerce
payment processing eCash framework to reach out to non-traditional payment
methods and bring new domain name registrants into the market" says Prof.
Nii Quaynor, Chairman of Ghana Dot Com
It is a widely held view that content in Africa is rather poor and Ghana
Dot Com is counting on enabling content providers by making domain names
available and hosting easy. The Internet technical community continues its
advancement by working directly in the market and practically building
self sustaining info-structures. Ghana.Com will leverage the Internet
pioneering expertise of NCS, in system characterization, integration and
ecommerce as a response
About Ghana Dot Com LTD
Ghana Dot Com LTD
was incorporated in 2007 to provide highly specialized technology and
support services using open standards of the Internet. Ghana.COM is
composed of dynamic, young, highly trained and disciplined staff who are
eager to assist clients. We invest in training our human resources to be
able to keep up with changes in technology and maintain a core team of
international quality researchers who focus on networks and Internet
standards. Ghana.COM is systems integrator inherits experience from the
years of Network Computer Systems (NCS)founded in 1988 and pioneered
Internet in West Africa in 1993.
A pdf version is herewith attached.
Ghana.COM offers
- iPhone application development with commodity products available at
iPhone store
- Multimedia archival in Cloud Computing solutions for clients
- eCommerce frameworks for merchant networks and operates a payment
processor for financial instruments
- Hosting of websites, SMS and email services
- Network system characterization and bandwidth management for banking
- Operates a content network in Accra
- Internet Access
- Training and Consulting
Ghana Dot Com LTD
16 Boundary Road,
East Legon
Accra, Ghana
Tel:+233 302 521694
email: support at ghana.com
website: www.ghana.com
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