The African continent is home to over 1 billion people and thus presents an attractive market and audience. The largely youthful and very mobile population translates to about 40% internet penetration in Africa.
Should you wish to target Africa, there is no other domain name extension that targets all 54 countries in Africa like the .africa domain name extension.
.africa (dot africa) is the generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD) for the continent of Africa and is open to registration by any person anywhere in the world at affordable pricing. The top-level domain (TLD) is officially designated for the African and Pan-African communities and users wherever they reside.
It is intended for the promotion of the African identity (businesses, people and culture) on the Internet.
.africa is open to individuals, businesses and organisations around the world. The domains are intended to showcase their brand and commitment to the African continent, establishing a home for Africa-specific products and services, expanding a brand’s regional influence and acquiring online real-estate in a fast-growing and high-potential market.
Web4Africa, a leading ICANN Accredited Domain Registrar gives individuals, business and organisations around the world access to .africa domain registration. Web4Africa offers hundreds of generic and country-code domain name extensions to clients worldwide.
Web4Africa offers some of the cheapest domain name registration services and also an abundance of free tools for managing domain names.
The Registrar urges you to register the domain name that will assist in leveraging in the promotion of African business, African people and for the different cultures on the Internet.
.africa domain names are available at the following USD prices:
- Registration: $25
- Renewal: $25
- Transfer: $25
- Premium domains: $205 for the 1st year. Renewal at $25 / year.
Buy .africa domains at web4africa.africa
As of March 2020, there are about 23,500 registered .africa domains from across 124 countries by 45 accredited registrars.
There are some 28 domains already in the Alexa stats top 1 million.