DotConnectAfrica endorsed by Corporate Council on Africa (CCA)
DCA is endorsed by Corporate Council on Africa, the Washington based non-profit, which has in its membership nearly 90% of the Heavy Hitters of US Private Sector actors and Large Non-Profits and NGOs engaged in Africa.
| 23 January 2011:
Full Press release: http://prlog.org/11048438
The Corporate Council for Africa (CCA) has endorsed the dotafrica project for DotConnectAfrica.
This would mean that DCA will have access to nearly all the international brand premium names that would register for the .africa top level domain. Additionally, an opportunity is created for doing business and developing the ".africa" brand in Africa and globally.
"It is a win-win situation for both sides" , said Bekele accepting the endorsement. "Branding is key for market access and so will these heavy hitters benefit from building their brands using the '.africa' name" .
"I look forward with anticipation the implementation of the" dotafrica" initiative"
, said the endorsement letter signed by President and CEO of CCA on November 17, 2010. "Should this projects come to fruition, we will encourage our members to use these services
|. BizCommunity covers DCA's "yes2dotafrica" campaign: "Dot Africa campaign to brand continent" https://www.bizcommunity.co.za/Article/414/16/52038.html|
. Radio Netherlands Worldwide: A Dotafrica Generation soon to be born: http://www.rnw.nl/africa/article/a-dotafrica-generation-soon-be-born
. Sophia Bekele noted by The Economist, Sept 15, 2010, as "leading the dotafrica initiative": Can "Africa" get a make-over? http://www.economist.com/blogs/baobab/2010/09/rebranding_africa
. DCA is endorsed by African Union (AU), the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), International Domain Name Resolution (IDRU) language group.
DCA is a not-for-profit, non-partisan org incorporated in Mauritius Africa & will sponsor, establish & operate a TLD registry with global recognition & regional significance dedicated to the needs of Pan-African &African community. DCA Reg.ID.CT8710DCA90