Understanding the new .co.za domain name system

.za is the domain name system for South Africa. It is split into different categories, with each intended for different uses. .co.za – intended for commercial enterprises and general use, this is by far the most popular of all .za domains and is registered by individuals, businesses, organisations and government institutions alike. It is virtually the de facto .za domain … Read More

.NG Domain Names: All You Need to Know about Nigeria’s Domain

.NG Domain Names. All you need to know about Nigeria’s Domain.

Who Needs a .NG Domain Name? To understand who needs a .ng (pronounced dot ng) domain name, we first need to clarify the purpose of .ng domains. .ng is the domain name system for Nigeria the same way .uk is to the United Kingdom and .za is to South Africa. The .ng domain name system is useful for anyone who … Read More

Verve Card

All about Verve Cards

Verve Card is issued by Interswitch, a leading pan-African payment gateway and processor. Having started in 2002, Interswitch has since evolved from being a Nigerian operation and now has a strong presence in Kenya, Uganda (both in East Africa), and The Gambia. Verve Card is one of the products of Interswitch. It is issued by banks in Nigeria who are … Read More

Why you should renew your domain name early

Irrespective of where you registered your domain name, it helps to renew your domain name on time. Not doing so can cause a lot of problems. At Web4Africa, we have dealt with a lot of difficult situations, where clients have not renewed their domains early enough. We do send out 5 notices via e-mail, before a domain eventually expires but … Read More

Buy Domain Names & Web Hosting in Nigeria. Pay with an InterSwitch Debit/ATM card

Bank ATM card

Residents of Nigeria may now use any InterSwitch card (CashCard or bank issued ATM card) to transfer payment to Web4Africa for any service they have ordered from Web4Africa including but not limited to: reseller web hosting, domain name registration, web hosting, SSL certificates. The official announcement, targetted at existing customers, is available here. About Web4Africa Web4Africa is a leading web … Read More