ZACR hikes prices for South African internet domains

Broadband, Domains, Internet
Registering or renewing co.za, org.za, net.za, and web.za domains will cost more from 1 March 2015, the ZA Central Registry (ZACR) has told its domain registrars. Reports MyBroadband South Africa's ZA Central Registry has informed registrars about a price hike for .ZA domain registrations and renewals.  ZACR CEO Lucky Masilela said the wholesale price of registrations through the extensible provisioning protocol (EPP) system would become ZAR 45, while legacy registrations would increase to ZAR 90. Currently. EPP costs ZAR 35, while legacy registrations cost ZAR 65.88. These price increases were approved in November 2014, and were originally set to take effect on 16 February. Further price increases to legacy registrations of ZAR 10 per year will be implemented annually from 01 March,
KENIC Massively Reduces .KE Domain Name Registrar Pricing In Kenya

KENIC Massively Reduces .KE Domain Name Registrar Pricing In Kenya

Business, Domains, Internet
The Kenya Network Information Center (KENIC) is a non-profit organization that manages and operates the .KE Country Code Top Level Domain (ccTLD). This basically means that if you want to register a .KE domain name it has to be done via KENIC through one of their many .KE domain name registrars. Reports Moses Kemibaro At the time, as was the case till the 31st December 2014, the domain names with the most popular ‘.co.ke’ extension were purchased by registrars for Kes. 2,000.00 plus 16% VAT prior to being re-sold to domain name registrants (people and/or businesses like you and me) who are the end-users/owners of the domain names. This meant when marked up once again, ‘.co.ke’ domain names would be sold for Kes. 3,000.00 plus 16% VAT or more on average which is more than twice what you