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AfriNIC (African Network Information Center) is the Regional Internet Registry (RIR) for Africa.

AfriNIC, headquartered in Ebene City, Mauritius, was provisionally recognized by ICANN on October 11, 2004 and became functionally operational on February 22, 2005. It was recognized by ICANN in April 2005.

Previously, IP addresses for Africa were distributed by APNIC, ARIN, and the RIPE NCC. [1]

AfriNIC has been allocated the IPv4 address blocks 41.0.0.0/8, 196.0.0.0/8 and 197.0.0.0/8 and the IPv6 blocks 2c00::/12 and 2001:4200::/23. Adiel AKPLOGAN, a Togolese National, is the registry's CEO.

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AfriNIC (African Network Information Center) is the regional Internet registry (RIR) for Africa. Its headquarters are in Ebene City, Mauritius. Adiel Akplogan is the registry's chief executive officer.[citation needed] As of March 2010, AfriNIC had a staff of 14.[citation needed]

Before AfriNIC was formed, IP addresses for Africa were distributed by the Asia-Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC), the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN), and the RIPE NCC.[1]

ICANN provisionally recognized AfriNIC on October 11, 2004. The registry became operational on February 22, 2005. ICANN gave it final recognition in April 2005.

AfriNIC has been allocated the IPv4 address blocks 41.0.0.0/8, and 197.0.0.0/8 and IPv6 blocks 2c00::/12 and 2001:4200::/23. AfriNIC also administers the address space for 196.0.0.0/8 and 154.0.0.0/8.[2]

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  1. ^ IANA.org
  2. ^ IANA.org

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