On July 4, Africa got its own top-level domain (TLD). It was long overdue; Asia got theirs in 2007, and the .eu domain has been knocking around since 2005.
It’s early days, but people are using this new piece of digital real-estate to make their mark online. People like Dylan Beattie, a software developer from Kenya (which is in Africa), who is now based in London (which we’re reliably informed isn’t in Africa).
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Beattie registered downin.africa. Yes, you can see where this is going, can’t you? Visiting ibless.therains.downin.africa brings you to this masterpiece; a website where Toto’s Africa is played on a perpetual loop. It’s like Spotify, but better.
Registrations recently opened for the new .africa TLD. I speculatively applied to register one. I got it.https://t.co/qBgM3Sznut
— Dylan Beattie 🇪🇺 (@dylanbeattie) August 2, 2017
I’ve already listened to it five times because it’s a really bloody good song.
Edit: We incorrectly said Beattie was from London. He currently lives in London, but was born in Kenya and grew up in Zimbabwe.