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The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has opened its African regional office in Kenya. ICANN Senior Vice President, Global Stakeholder Engagement Sally Costerton said Kenya was chosen because it scored highly in terms of ICT usage and ICT-oriented policies. There is growth in mobile money and digital economy, a young online population and growth in entrepreneurship with excellent trade links. The office will expose Africa to global registrars and help raise opportunities and awareness to the world and what the internet brings.