Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA)

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CHANGES TO THE AFRICA TOP LEVEL DOMAINS ORGANIZATION EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Africa Top Level Domain (AfTLD) is recognized as the representative of the country code Top Level Domain (ccTLD) managers from  Africa. AFTLD is an active participant in the ICANN ccNSO and also actively participates in various Internet governance efforts for the African continent and beyond, including the Internet Governance Forum (IGF), where it has run a number of workshops. With collaboration in Internet governance and development a cornerstone of the bottom-up policy development processes that make the Internet truly a multi-stakeholder phenomenon, AfTLD works in collaboration and partnership with other Regional Top-Level Domain Organizations (RTLDOs), these being APTLD, CENTR and LACTLD.

Recently, Africa Top Level Domains Organization Executive Committee appointed Mr. Ali Hadji Mmadi from Comoros Telecom as the Chairman of the Executive Committee and President of the Organization. He will be deputized by Ms Angela Matlapeng, the Manager of the .BW ccTLD. Mrs Wafa Dahmani from ATI (.TN) continues as the Treasurer. Other members of the Executive Committee include Mr. Joel Karubiu, the Chief Executive Officer of the Kenya Network Information Centre (.Ke) who will Chair the Marketing and Partnerships Working Group, Prof Nicholas Razafindrakoto the President of Madagascar Network Information Centre (NIC.MG) who will Chair the Technical Working Group, Dr Alex Corenthin the Manager of Senegal Network Information Centre (.SN) Chair of the Meetings Working Group and Dr. Serge Sanou from ARCEP (.BF) who will Chair the Universal Acceptance Working Group.