The Regional Internet Registry (RIR) responsible for assigning Internet Protocol (IP) addresses variously to National Internet Registries (NIRs) or directly to Local Internet Registries (LIRs) on the African continent. See also IP, IP address, LIR, NIR, and RIR.
The Regional Registry for Internet Number Resources for Africa. It is based in Mauritius.
AfriNic Website [Online, Apr 10, 2006.] http://www.afrinic.net/.