ICANN cancels morocco meeting

Whenever there is meeting taking place in Africa, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), is always jittery. If the meeting is in South Africa….well…. its much more comfortable. But anywhere else…. a myriad of issues crop up….


South Africa Government Snubs ICANN

South Africa is a very nice country; nice people, nice food, nice places, growing economy and most of all, the most developed in Africa, well that can be argued, but you get the drift. The best part about this is…


Kenya rattles Africa group at WICT

Diplomacy is tough, and its for the patient. So, if you are the type that likes to stick to the issues and make a decision fast, treaty making is not your place, stay away because these guys will know what…


African countries make voice heard at WICT

Yesterday and today seem to be the day for Africa to their voices and concerns heard. During the plenary yesterday, it was clear from the Africa group that issues of invoicing and sending of invoices were important and should be…


Keeping govts off the internet infrastructure

One of the major issues being discussed at the ongoing ITU meeting is internet infrastructure and whether governments should be allowed to regulate or have a role to play in the internet infrastructure business. ITU says it has nothing to…


Govts at ITU meeting labor to show consensus

Have you ever wondered why UN meetings and other government related international meetings take two weeks? Well, you are not alone, consider these scenarios: 1. Have 1,000 people editing a document 2. Have political rivals try to agree on words…