As a means of curbing fraudulent activities in the .ng namespace as relayed to COVID-19, the .ng registry shared a notification with all registrars. Some weeks ago, NiRA had been alerted about some people setting up websites with domain names containing the word ‘COVID’ for suspicious activities. Also, as a […]
We wish to inform you that we are fully available during this period of uncertainty that has seen a quarter of the world’s population on lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak. We have since activated business continuity measures to ensure our operations continue with minimal disruption. We have always operated […]
We have had to take the decision to disable Skrill as a payment method at Web4Africa, for the foreseeable future. This is due to unforeseen difficult circumstances out of our control. We would update this page should that change in future.
.vote domain names will be open to anyone, anywhere at any time. It would no longer be restricted to themes that have to do with elections.
Thank You for 2018! Yes, 31st December is still a couple of weeks away, but we know many would shut down and head to the coastal cities, hinterlands, their hometowns, and other places, on an overdue vacation. We wish to express our sincere gratitude for your patronage. We are honoured […]
The following applies to Web4Africa customers paying via MTN Mobile Money in Ghana, only. As part of efforts to improve the security of Mobile Money payments, MTN Ghana has introduced a new way for customers to approve transactions. Starting Monday 6th August 2018, when Web4Africa sends a payment request to MTN […]
The respective registries for .PW and .SPACE are increasing pricing effective 21st August 2018. Web4Africa would be increasing pricing for both TLDs to $20 per year from that date. Existing domains would continue to be renewed at their current $10 per year till they stop being renewed.
.NG Policy Changes The policy regarding the Restoration of all .NG Domain names is changing effective 1st August 2018. The restoration of .NG Domain Name Extensions including (.ng, .com.ng, .org.ng, .net.ng etc) that have expired and are in Restoration Phase (also known as Redemption Period) would now attract a fee of […]
Before now, .HOST domains had been targetted exclusively at the web hosting and cloud hosting industry. The .host registry is however now expanding the target audience by repositioning it as a generic top-level domain extension. Why is .HOST re-positioned as a generic TLD? Research on live websites in the .HOST […]
In order to comply with the rules with respect to the new European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), various domain registries are restricting the contact details that are displayed in public WHOIS records for the domains in their respective registries. The data being published currently variously from one […]