1. Sunrise begins

    04 Apr 2017

    Trade mark holders can apply to register their .africa domain names matching their registered trade marks before it is made available to the general public. Registered trade marks must be validated either by the Trade Mark Clearing House (TMCH) or through the Mark Validation System (MVS). Trademarks registered in Africa and validated by the TMCH will enjoy priority over all other marks.

    Duration 60 days

  2. Landrush Phase 1

    05 Jun 2017

    Registration is open to anyone around the world without any restriction, but the registration is sold at a higher price than the price in General Availability. Any contentions (duplicate domain applications) are resolved by online auction.

    Duration 5 days

  3. Landrush Phase 2

    12 Jun 2017

    Registration is open to anyone around the world without any restriction, but the registration is sold cheaper than Landrush Phase 1 and a higher price than General Availability. Any contentions (duplicate domain applications) are resolved by online auction.

    Duration 5 days

  4. Landrush Phase 3

    19 Jun 2017

    Registration is open to anyone around the world without any restriction, but the registration is sold cheaper than Landrush Phase 2 and a higher price than General Availability. Any contentions (duplicate domain applications) are resolved by online auction.

    Duration 5 days

    Apply for your .africa domain name during Landrush with these Domain Registrars

  5. Landrush Phase 4

    26 Jun 2017

    Registration is open to anyone around the world without any restriction, but the registration is sold cheaper than Landrush Phase 3 and a higher price than General Availability. Any contentions (duplicate domain applications) are resolved by online auction.

    Duration 5 days

    Apply for your .africa domain name during Landrush with these Domain Registrars

  6. General Availability

    04 Jul 2017

    .Africa domain registrations are open to anyone around the world. Registrations are sold cheaper than Landrush Phases and are offered on a first come, first served basis. Premium pricing may apply to certain generic names.

    Apply for your .africa domain name during General Availability with these Domain Registrars