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.ke ccTLD Sponsorship Agreement
(Signed 20 December 2002)

On 20 December 2002, ICANN and Kenya Network Information Centre Limited (KENIC) entered into a ccTLD Sponsorship Agreement under which KENIC is recognized as the manager for the .ke ccTLD. The agreement is based on the 5 August 2002 and 18 October 2002 designation of KENIC by the Kenyan Government, the 20 December 2002 IANA Report on Redelegation of the .ke Top-Level Domain, and the 18 November 2002 ICANN Board's approval of the .ke ccTLD Sponsorship Agreement. The agreement and its appendices may be viewed by following the links below:

ccTLD Sponsorship Agreement


  • A:
Administrative and Technical Contacts and Nameservers at Commencement of Agreement
  • B:
Format and Technical Requirements for Requests to Change TLD Nameservers in the Root Zone
  • C:
Specification for ICANN's Publication of Root-Zone Whois Information
  • D:
Format Requirements for Contact Information About the Sponsoring Organization, Administrative Contact, and Technical Contact
  • E:
[intentionally omitted]
  • F:
Limitations on Contribution Requirements
  • G:
Specifications and Policies at Commencement of Agreement


  • 1
Letter from Samuel Chepkong'a to Sammy Kyungu (21 June 2002)
  • 2
E-mail from Michael Katundu, Interim CEO of KENIC Limited, to Theresa Swinehart (9 June 2002)
  • 3
Letter from Mr. Sammy Kyungu, SS, Permanent Secretary, Kenyan Ministry of Transport and Communications, to M. Stuart Lynn (5 August 2002)
  • 4
Communication from Mr. Sammy Kyungu, SS, Permanent Secretary Kenyan Ministry of Transport and Communication to M. Stuart Lynn (18 October 2002)
  • 5
IANA Report on Redelegation of the .ke Top-Level Domain (20 December 2002)

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