5 Reasons .NG Domains have increased drastically

5 Reasons .NG Domains have increased drastically in number over the past 10 years. NiRA, the official registry for the .ng domain extension, recently announced that the number of domain names under .ng have exceeded 100,000. The recent boost further consolidates .NG’s position as the 2nd most popular domain extension in Africa*. .NG is the official top-level Domain Name for the … Read More

HUGE Price Drop on .AFRICA Domain Names

.africa, the domain name for the continent of Africa, enters another phase today 2 August 2017. Officially, this is the .africa registry’s Price Reduction Phase 1 and would extend till 30 June 2018. Web4Africa is now able to pass on the huge price reduction by offering .africa domain name registration at $25 per year. This is easily one of the … Read More

Pre-Register Your .AFRICA Domain Name

The influx of new generic Top-Level Domains (gTLDs) has promised a wealth of new branding identity for businesses of all sizes. One of the newly introduced gTLDs is .africa, the Top-Level Domain Name System for the continent of Africa. One of the biggest attractions of location-based gTLDs is their potential for branding purposes. Undoubtedly, .africa is a differentiator, which can … Read More

Nigeria: Pay Online with more banks

Our online payment system for our clients in Nigeria now supports more banks. Hitherto, we only supported GTBank Online Payment, but can now support Diamond Bank, Fidelity Bank, First City Monument Bank (FCMB), Wema Bank and Zenith Bank – as well. The entire process is online and straight-forward. It should offer additional convenience to residents of Nigeria buying Domains, Web … Read More

First FOSS Mirror in West Africa at mirror.ng

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Web4Africa, a leading web hosting company, announces the launch of The Nigerian Mirror Project, a first of its type in the West African sub-region. The Nigerian Mirror Project, which is physically hosted in Nigeria and reachable at mirror.ng, aims to drastically improve the download and availability of free & open-source software in Nigeria. Access to bandwidth in Nigeria is expensive … Read More

The benefit of downloading Linux distros locally

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Some 250 million people live in any one of the 15 countries in West Africa. Millions of people already own and use a device that is connected the Internet. While Windows Operating System (OS) dominates the regional market, variants of Linux desktop OS distributions are steadily making way into the sub-region, especially among students and young software Developers.  Also, a … Read More

What Would You Like Mirrored In Nigeria?

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Are you a developer or Linux user in Nigeria? What would you like mirrored in Nigeria? Web4Africa has been working on a local mirror for linux distributions and important software/modules/scripts. The mission is to make the most popular open-source Operating Systems and software available locally, starting from Nigeria. Users in Nigeria would be able to benefit from very speedy downloads … Read More

60% Discount OFF Web Hosting in Nigeria

Web4Africa is offering a limited-time 60% discount off the Web Hosting in Nigeria plans. Offer closes on Monday. Click on the banner below, to enjoy the one-off offer now. Terms: Free Domains apply to annual billing cycles only, and must be included in the hosting order at the time of ordering. Free Domains apply to certain domain extensions only. The possible … Read More

Web Hosting in Nigeria: Off-The-Grid Power

Nigeria is an emerging economy of over 170 million people and a leader in business and information technology, on the African continent. The country needs to develop despite its challenges. The local hosting industry needs to grow and blossom. It is well documented that electricity generation and distribution is a perennial challenge in Nigeria. Web Hosting servers on the other … Read More

Web Hosting in Nigeria: A network performance overview

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Web4Africa had commissioned some web hosting equipment in a Tier-III datacentre in Lagos Nigeria a few months ago. We own and manage our network infrastructure and are peering locally at the Internet Exchange Point of Nigeria (IXPN). This gives us direct IP connectivity to the networks of Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and Carriers that are peering locally in Nigeria. Local … Read More