Executive Director of DotConnectAfrica, Ms. Sophia Bekele, who will be speaking on the topic: ".Africa - the New Internet Currency," at the Lagos conference, is expected to kick-start discussions and engage participants on how to get African businesses and individual buy into the '.africa' project.
AITEC, as a leading organiser of ICT events across Africa, has most of its 2010 conference theme focused on Mobile Banking and technologies.
Bekele, who communicated with The Guardian through an email exchange from her Nairobi-Kenya base, said: ".Africa is a product of DotConnectAfrica organisaton, whose overarching vision is to leverage the successful and cooperative platform of the African ICT companies and community and further this collaborative approach to other areas of the growing economies, in ".Africa" case, the internet economy."
With help from sponsor organisations and business
people, the domain registry would "boost regional integration and
benefit the business community."
Source: The Guardian