Web4Africa, one of the main registrars of domain names accredited by ICANN in Africa, has added more than 200 new domain extensions to its offering.
The addition provides a lot more choice for those who are starting a new website or protecting their brand name for existing sites. This would make it easier for startups, businesses, nonprofits, organizations and other entities to establish their identity online.
The addition brings the options offered by web4africa.com to over 320, covering over a dozen main categories. The various options mean that there is a domain extension available that covers every industry or lifestyle.
New options which include .live, .ltd, .life, .world, .rocks, .today, .email, .solutions, .agency, .services, .company, .group, .news, .business and .guru, cross the following categories:
- Fun and entertainment
- food and drinks
- Health care
- House and construction
- Marketing communications
- News and information
- Politics and military
- Purchasing and Retail
- Sports and fitness
- Style and fashion
- Travel and geography fields.
Country code top level domain extensions (ccTLDs) like .ng for Nigeria, .za for South Africa, .na for Namibia, .uk for UK, .ug for Uganda are also available on Web4Africa.
Entities wishing to target African countries can also use the .africa domain extension which was launched in 2017. It makes it easy to target more than one African country where the target audience or market is based on the 2nd largest continent of the world.
Established in 2002, Web4Africa also offers a range of web hosting solutions, virtual servers and dedicated servers from data centers across Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa.