Africa.com issues names such as YourName.Africa.com, but it is not a domain name registry. Rather, it's owner offers access to Africa.com through so-called "vanity names", which require Africa.com's operators to maintain its name diligently.
Africa.com is a .com domain name that offers the registration of third level domain names.
If you do want to register yourbrand.africa.com then you still have until 30 August 2013, 12pm GMT to register your domain name during the Sunrise and Landrush Periods.
The general availability Period starts on 2 September 2013.
Lexsynergy is a Africa.com registrar.