Dr. Nii Quaynor often referred to as the ‘Father of Internet in Africa,’ together with other stakeholders will address questions about the expansion of the Internet in Africa and how increased online access is expanding business potential and information access across the region.
The other members of the panel are the Chief Executive Officer of Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) President, Fadi Chehade, Board Chair, Dr. Stephen Crocker and Vice President, Stakeholder Engagement for Africa, Pierre Dandjinou at the first day of ICANN’s 47th public meeting in Durban, South Africa.
The meeting will also address ICANN’s role in Internet growth and its increased efforts to internationalize the organization, a statement has said.
The panel will also answer questions on a variety of other ICANN related subjects, ranging from the new expansion of Domain Names to ICANN’s plans to increase its presence in Africa, it adds.
By Dorcas Appiah