Policies

.AFRICA LAUNCH POLICY

Policy governing how the launch of a namespace will be managed, including timelines, Sunrise Phases, Landrush Phases, possible auctions and eventual delegation of applications.

Auction_Policy

SUNRISE DISPUTE RESOLUTION POLICY

Policy governing the process for dispute resolution of Sunrise Applications with prior rights to domain names.

Sunrise_Dispute_Resolution_Policy

AUCTION POLICY

Policy governing the allocation and process for any required auctions during the Launch Phase.

Auction_Policy

PUBLISHED POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

This document describes the Published Policies and Procedures for the operation of the .africa zone.

.africa Published Policies and Procedures

REGISTRY REGISTRAR AGREEMENT (RRA)

This is the official Registry Africa Registry-Registrar Agreement document in downloadable form

Registry Africa RRA

REGISTRANT MANDATORY TERMS

Annexure to the Registry-Registrar Agreement between the Registry and the Registrar and contains the terms that all registrars are obliged to include in their Registrant Agreements with domain name registrants.

Registrant_Agreement_Mandatory_Terms

URS

The Uniform Rapid Suspension System is a rights protection mechanism that complements the existing Uniform Domain-Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) by offering a lower-cost, faster path to relief for rights holders experiencing the most clear-cut cases of infringement.

https://www.icann.org/resources/pages/urs-2014-01-09-en
URS Procedures

URDP

Link to the ICANN URS policy documentation

https://www.icann.org/resources/pages/policy-2012-02-25-en

 

List of Providers

Complaints under the Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy may be submitted to any approved dispute-resolution service provider listed below. Each provider follows the Rules for Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy as well as its own supplemental rules.

https://www.icann.org/resources/pages/providers-6d-2012-02-25-en