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

A review of VPS Hosting in Nigeria

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A few months ago, I had the privilege of discussing in-country hosting with the CEO of Web4Africa. He informed me he was about to start offering hosting accounts in datacenters here in Lagos. I’ve always been a proponent of internet performance and one of the major issues with the performance of internet applications is that of latency. Latency is the … Read More

Web4Africa extends web hosting infrastructure to Nigeria

Web4Africa, a leading pan-African web hosting company and accredited domain registrar has extended its web hosting infrastructure to  Nigeria, making it the first web hosting company to do so. From an award-winning Tier-III data centre in Lagos Nigeria, Web4Africa is poised to offer its regular services from its West African network Point-of-Presence. These services include: shared Web Hosting, Reseller Hosting, … Read More

Social Media or a Website. What is best for your Business?

A domain name allows you connect a custom address to your social media presence.

Small business owners who are just starting out often times have to decide between a full-fledged website and a social media presence, in promoting their new business venture. The video below produced by Verisign illustrates why both choices do not have to be necessarily mutually exclusive. In recent years, social media networks have become one of the most popular and … Read More

Buy Web Hosting & Domains. Pay with Bitcoin.

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Web4Africa is an ICANN Accredited Domain Registrar that accepts Bitcoin for Web Hosting, VPS Hosting, Dedicated Servers and Domain Name Registration. Bitcoin is a decentralized (peer-to-peer) digital currency system that is gaining popularity worldwide. Web4Africa is a Bitcoin Merchant.

Why You Need a Blog for your Business

3 Reasons Why You Should Have a Business Blog Why You Need to Update Your Business Blog Supercharge your WordPress blog 3 Reasons Why You Should Have a Business Blog A large number of new blogs go online every day. This explosive growth raises the question: Should you start a blog for your business? I believe you should as this … Read More