Why is ICANN awarding .africa to African Union?

Why is ICANN awarding .africa to African Union when it promotes censorship? According to a report in All Africa, the African Union barred African internet entrepreneur Sophia Bekele, founder of the DotConnectAfrica Trust (DCA), from speaking at  the ITU’s “Girls in ICT” day event held at the AU headquarters. The reason?  Bekele’s DCA has also applied for the…