The flag representing the .africa geographic Top Level Domain (gTLD) has been unfurled on the Summit of Mount Kilimanjaro.
This is according to news received from .africa expedition team leader and mountaineer, Deshun Deysel.
Deysel led the .africa team’s arduous trek to the summit that started at Umbwe Gate at the Kilimanjaro National Park on 16 January.
Accompanying Ms Deysel is a 15-person team including Registry Africa CEO, Lucky Masilela, and .africa Brand Ambassador Unathi, the singer, songwriter, presenter, public speaker and businesswoman.
ZACR NPC, the parent company to Registry Africa, is the administrator of Africa’s new home on the worldwide web.
The successful summiting of Mount Kilimanjaro by the .africa team is the highlight of a continental roadshow to launch the .africa gTLD to the people of Africa.
The .africa flag’s journey began when it was officially handed over to the .africa Team in the Nelson Mandela Plenary Hall at the African Union (AU) Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on 3 July 2017. From there, it has been making its way across the continent and has been to East, West, North and Southern Africa.
The.africa flag journey will end at the 30th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union at the AU Headquarters in Ethiopia on 28 and 29 January 2018.