Domain Name Authority (ZADNA)

Contact Details

Physical: 44 Grand Central Boulevard, Sanofi House, Halfway House, Midrand, 1685
Tel: 010 020 3910
Fax: 010 020 3919 / 086 688 7109


The Domain Name Authority (ZADNA) is a not-for-profit company that manages and regulates the .za namespace.

The Authority is mandated to: comply with international best practice in administration; license and regulate registries; license and regulate registrars for the respective registries; publish guidelines on the general administration and management, requirements and procedures, and maintenance of and public access to a repository; enhance public awareness about the economic and commercial benefits of domain name registration; conduct such investigations as it may consider necessary; conduct research into and keep abreast of developments on the domain name system; continually survey and evaluate the extent to which the .za domain name space meets the needs of the community; issue information on the registration of domain names; make recommendations to the Minister in relation to policy on any matter relating to the .za domain namespace; continually evaluate the effectiveness of the Act; liaise, consult and cooperate with any person or other authority; appoint experts and other consultants on such conditions as the Authority may determine; and respect and uphold the vested rights and interests of parties that were actively involved in the management and administration of the .za domain name space at the date of its establishment.

Office Bearers/Management

Adv MJ Ralefatane
Chief Executive Officer
Mr V Mpisane

Adv Motlatjo Josephine Ralefatane
Deputy Chairperson:
Board Members:
Mr Ant Brooks
Ms Nirvani Dhevcharran
Mr Mcebo Rich Khumalo
Dr Nono Mohutsioa-Mathabathe
Ms Olgar Morata
Mr Vika Mpisane (CEO)
Mr Nicholas Msibi
Dr Nondumiso Yvonne Helen Mzizana
Mr Jonty Tshipa
Chief Executive Officer:
Mr Vika Mpisane
Chief Financial Officer:
Senior Management:
Communications Officers:

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002015/162014/152013/14
AUDIT OUTCOMEClean AuditClean AuditClean Audit
Current Assets11 2318 9887 367
Non-Current Assets1571493
Total Assets11 3899 1377 369
Current Liabilities830408420
Non-Current Liabilities---
Total Liabilities830408420
Total Net Assets10 5598 7296 949
Total Revenue7 8447 3687 709
Revenue from Exchange Transactionsn/an/a7 709
Revenue from Non-Exchange Transactionsn/an/a-
Total Expenditure(6 016)(5 589)(5 247)
Employee Costs(2 735)(2 080)(1 358)
Surplus/(Deficit) for Year1 8291 7802 462
Net Cash Flows from Operating Activities3 5953143 259
Net Cash Flows from Investing Activities(72)(153)-
Cash & Cash Equivalents at End of Year10 4546 9326 771
Unauthorised Expenditure---
Irregular Expenditure---
Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure---
Posts Approvedn/an/an/a
Posts Filledn/an/an/a
SourcesAnnual ReportAnnual ReportAnnual Report
NoteNot audited by AGSA. Independent Audit Report. Not audited by AGSA. Independent Audit Report.Not audited by AGSA. Independent Audit Report.

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