Democratic Republic of Congo

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Blockchain could reduce modern slavery

Blockchain technology can help break the chains of modern slavery, however, it is not a complete solution.

Gorillas pose for selfies with anti-poaching park rangers

Anti-poaching park rangers in the Democratic Republic of Congo take selfies with female gorillas.

The West's unconscious bias against tech in Afrika

The West has an unconscious bias against technology in Afrika.

The Democratic Republic of Congo's Internet shutdown

Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) authorities shut down the Internet and other telecommunications services on 31 December 2018 in a bid to stop what they termed “rumor mongering."

How civic technology can help governments engage with citizens

Eldrid Jordaan, founder and CEO of GovChat, talks about the tough journey of building the civic technology platform and how it can help governments.

South Africa's GovChat is set to expand to the DRC, Ghana, and Nigeria

GovChat, the official citizen engagement platform for the South African government has been invited by the governments of Nigeria, Ghana & the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to strengthen citizen engagement.

Thanks to cobalt, electric cars and smartphones are sparking a new form of gold rush

What’s in your stuff? Most of us give no thought to the materials that make modern life possible. Yet technologies such as smart phones, electric vehicles, large screen TVs and green energy generation depend on a range of chemical elements that most people have never heard of. Until the