Ni.ke hits the Kshs 1 billion (or $9.7m) mark in the premium domain auction of the .ke second level domain launch (Warning: This could be #FakeNews :-) )

Hi Bob,

Have you registered 1Bob.KE or you are waiting till I go squatting with the
name? ๐Ÿ™‚

On 20 December 2017 at 20:38, Ali Hussein via kictanet <
kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:

> So am I Bob.. So am I… ๐Ÿ™‚
>
> I had to go in several times to confirm the number.. However, the proof of
> the pudding is in the eating.. Let’s see who plonks that kind of money..
>
> Some interesting domains are hitting respectable numbers.. Ranging from
> 100k to 500k..This is real..
>
> *Ali Hussein*
>
> *Principal*
>
> *Hussein & Associates*
>
>
>
> Tel: +254 713 601113
>
> Twitter: @AliHKassim
>
> Skype: abu-jomo
>
> LinkedIn: ke.linkedin.com/in/alihkassim
>
>
>
> 13th Floor , Delta Towers, Oracle Wing,
>
> Chiromo Road, Westlands,
>
> Nairobi, Kenya.
>
> Any information of a personal nature expressed in this email are purely
> mine and do not necessarily reflect the official positions of the
> organizations that I work with.
>
> On Wed, Dec 20, 2017 at 8:21 PM, Bob Omondi <omondibob@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> @Ali,
>>
>> I am struggling with the figure ๐Ÿ™‚
>>
>> .KE is going place indeed!
>>
>> Regards
>> Bob.
>>
>> On Wed, Dec 20, 2017 at 8:16 PM, Ali Hussein <ali@hussein.me.ke> wrote:
>>
>>> Nope.
>>>
>>> I billion.
>>>
>>> *Ali Hussein*
>>>
>>> *Principal*
>>>
>>> *Hussein & Associates*
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Tel: +254 713 601113
>>>
>>> Twitter: @AliHKassim
>>>
>>> Skype: abu-jomo
>>>
>>> LinkedIn: ke.linkedin.com/in/alihkassim
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> 13th Floor , Delta Towers, Oracle Wing,
>>>
>>> Chiromo Road, Westlands,
>>>
>>> Nairobi, Kenya.
>>>
>>> Any information of a personal nature expressed in this email are purely
>>> mine and do not necessarily reflect the official positions of the
>>> organizations that I work with.
>>>
>>> On Wed, Dec 20, 2017 at 7:25 PM, Bobs via kictanet <
>>> kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
>>>
>>>> 10M I think!
>>>>
>>>> Regards
>>>> Bob.
>>>>
>>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>>>
>>>> On Dec 20, 2017, at 6:56 PM, Grace Mutung’u (Bomu) via kictanet <
>>>> kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Woooowwww!
>>>> Yep, this is a great feat. Kudos KENIC!
>>>>
>>>> 2017-12-20 18:38 GMT+03:00 Ali Hussein via kictanet <
>>>> kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke>:
>>>>
>>>>> Ni.ke hits the Kshs 1 billion (or $9.7m) mark in the premium domain
>>>>> auction of the .ke second level domain launch. This is probably an all time
>>>>> record of any ccTLD (Country Code Second Level Domain).
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> For a minute I thought this was an error. And it could still be.. ๐Ÿ™‚
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> auction.kenic.or.ke/item/19203406/nike
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> If this turns out to be true it would be a world record and focus the
>>>>> world alot more on Kenya.. Hold on! We are onto a wild ride! ๐Ÿ™‚
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> โ€‹At the very least this is great PR and a Marketing Coup.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> @Abdalla and Team – Well done for putting KENIC on the map!
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Regardsโ€‹
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> *Ali Hussein*
>>>>>
>>>>> *Principal*
>>>>>
>>>>> *Hussein & Associates*
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Tel: +254 713 601113
>>>>>
>>>>> Twitter: @AliHKassim
>>>>>
>>>>> Skype: abu-jomo
>>>>>
>>>>> LinkedIn: ke.linkedin.com/in/alihkassim
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> 13th Floor , Delta Towers, Oracle Wing,
>>>>>
>>>>> Chiromo Road, Westlands,
>>>>>
>>>>> Nairobi, Kenya.
>>>>>
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>>>>> purely mine and do not necessarily reflect the official positions of the
>>>>> organizations that I work with.
>>>>>
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