ICANN GAC receives reprimand for its new unnecessary advice on .africa that is in Independent Review Process

  The Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC) has been heavily criticized on its latest new gTLD advice to DotConnectAfrica’s application. During the recently concluded ICANN 50 international meeting, the  GAC provided new advice through London Communiqué asking the following:   The ICANN Board to provide timely communication to the affected parties, in particular to provide clarity …

DotConnectAfrica Clarified its .africa bid at the Innovation Africa Digital Summit in Addis Ababa

All the rights to the new DotAfrica gTLD including the registry databases, rightfully belongs to ICANN and the African Union and UniForum cannot act outside these specifications that have been legally codified and approved. PRLog (Press Release) – Mar. 25, 2013 – The 11th Innovation Africa Digital Summit (http://www.extensia-ltd.com/documents/innovation-africa-digital-summit-2013-programme/10581) with the theme: “National Broadband Strategies …

DotConnectAfrica Relentlessly Fights For the Interests of Users & Registrants as Government Plots to Block its .Africa Application

I read this recent article by DomainNewsAfrica on the push by a vested group to support a government managed .africa initiative at IGF Baku and oppose to the DCA .africa application, and thought I will also  share my point of view.    Then, before I  even send out this article, I read that the action …