The .ZA Domain Name Authority is gearing up to announce the new Registry Operator

Feb 18, 2022 | AUTHO: Neo Ntabane

[Johannesburg, South Africa, 17 February 2022]: In the past six months, the .ZA Domain Name Authority (ZADNA) has been engaged in a procurement process of identifying a service provider to be contracted to provide registry services for,, and second-level domains.

ZADNA has finalised the evaluation process, which was a critical component of identifying a capable service provider.

Chief Executive Officer of ZADNA, Mr Molehe Wesi, says that the organisation is determined to make the appointment of the new registry operator timeously without any adverse impact on Registrars and Registrants.

“We are confident that we will find a capable Registry Operator among the service providers that responded,” says Wesi, adding that “while we are prioritising the process of appointing a suitable organisation, we also have a responsibility to ensure that we follow our internal procurement processes.”

ZADNA is currently at the advanced stage of the final checkpoints of the procurement process.

ZADNA received applications from both local and international bidders, and the list of all applicants can be viewed here Zadna » List of RFP Bidders: Provision of Registry Services for the CO.ZA, WEB.ZA, NET.ZA and ORG.ZA Second-Level Domains



The ZA Domain Name Authority

For more information, contact Angel Selebano on +2710 020 3910 or email:

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