[AfrICANN-discuss] African PKI
quaynor at ghana.com
Tue May 29 20:56:00 SAST 2012
The National Information Technology Agency has a project to establish a root CA in Ghana
On May 29, 2012, at 16:06, Jean Robert Hountomey <jrhountomey at gmail.com> wrote:
> I heard about an AfriPKI initiative in 2003 but I cannot tell you about the progress.
> The first meeting was in Tunis in 2005 and the secretariat was ANCE Tunisie (Tunisian National certification agency (ANCE)) in collaboration with Economic Commission for Africa and Francophonie.
> At the African ICT Ministerial round table on ICANN 42 (Oct 2011) meeting in Dakar, we heard about the reactivation of the project. It was also on the Agenda for the meeting organized by UNECA in Feb 2012 in Abidjan, but I don't have additional information.
> Jean Robert
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>> Thank you so much.
>> On 29/05/2012 14:59, McTim wrote:
>>> I am not aware of any effort to create an African CA.
>>> There WAS one back in the day created by an African...it was
>>> called Thawte, now owned by Verisign.
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