[16 October 2023] .za Domain Name Authority Annual Report 2022/23
[5 February 2023] No sign of the new regulations but ZADNA have published a reasons document setting out considerations informing positions taken in the draft regulations published for comment.
[9 October 2022] ZADNA has confirmed that the draft regulations have been sent to the State Law Advisor for review with “minimal changes”. The new framework should be place in the next 3-4 months.
[22 April 2022] The .ZA Domain Name Authority (.ZADNA) has published Draft .ZA Registry and Registrar Licensing Regulations and Procedures for public comment.
The deadline for the submission of comments is 06 June 2022: these must be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org marked for the attention of Adv Lerato Seema.
The purpose of the draft regulations – created under section 68 of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act 2002 – is to
prescribe the requirements which Registries and Registrars must meet to be licensed and the terms and conditions applicable to all Registries and Registrars.
___[4 February 2019] The Minister of Communications has appointed members to the independent selection panel that will select the non-executive directors of the .ZADNA (ZA Domain Name Authority) from the various nominations previously received.
___[17 September 2018] ZADNA has released a .za Registrar Fee review notice for comments, feedback and/or proposals regarding the review of the wholesale fee that applies to the .za second level domains. ZADNA members, .ZA SLD Registry Operators, .ZA Registrars, Registrants (i.e. holders of domain names), the South African Internet Community and the South African Public are invited to to provide their inputs on the matter by 15 October 2018 to ZADNA via email at email@example.com.
[13 June 2018] .ZADNA has released the following documents for comments and feedback:
Interested parties are invited to comment by 12 July 2018 by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
[16 April 2018] The .za Domain Name Authority (.ZADNA) is requesting Expressions of Interest for the provision of registry services for .ZA second level registrations. This process will run in parallel to the discussion document and is intended to assist .ZADNA in understanding suitable SLR registry business model and registry system options.
Interested parties are invited to comment by 21 May 2018, 12h00 for the attention of Mr. Vika Mpisane (Chief Executive Officer of ZADNA) by email to email@example.com.
[12 February 2018] The .za Domain Name Authority (.ZADNA) has published a discussion document on second level registrations (SLRs) in South Africa:
- Public Discussion Document on Second Level Registrations in .ZA
- Public Discussion Document on Second Level Registrations in .ZA (.docx)
Interested parties are invited to comment by 16 April 2018, 17h00 – Submissions and queries can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org for the attention of Ms. Hendrina Williams (Policy and Regulation Manager).