Congo (DRC)

Partnership sealed to digitalise Congo mining assets

Blockchain firm WadzPay partners with financing vehicle SMI to support mining SMEs in Congo Brazzaville.
Savious Parker Kwinika
Feb 7, 2024

OADC unveils partner programme in Nigeria and DRC

Partners will have access to two hyperscale, Tier-III core facilities in key strategic locations in Lagos and Kinshasa, says the company.
Nov 27, 2023

Paratus’s Fast Congo seals DRC connectivity deal with GVA

According to a joint statement, the deal grants GVA access to the usage of Fast Congo-operated and maintained facilities.

Exclusive: Vodacom DR Congo tests 5G as it pushes data, mobile money

Al Americani, CEO of Vodacom DR Congo, spoke to ITWeb Africa about its testing of network upgrades, its infrastructure challenges and the key role that mobile money plays in its offering to the country.
Oct 19, 2023

Tupuca seeks financing to expand, develop a super app

Tupuca, an Angolan online food and grocery delivery platform, is capitalising on increased demand for its services and is looking for further funds to expand.
Oct 18, 2023

Orange, Koolbots target Africa with solar solutions

After DR Congo, the solar solution will be progressively rolled out in Cameroon, Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, Côte d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Madagascar, Mali, Senegal, and Sierra Leone.
Jul 12, 2023

First open-access, career neutral data centre set for DRC

The data centre will boost the country’s economy by delivering digital ecosystems and converged open digital infrastructure service, says WIOCC.
Jun 9, 2023

WIOCC hires leader in DRC for Open Access Data Centres

Mohammed Bouhelal to was formerly the CEO of fibre company Benya DRC and CEO of Liquid Telecom Sudan.
Mar 17, 2023

Paratus Group’s DR Congo fibre highway goes live

The project will enable other operators to offer high-speed fibre connectivity to businesses and consumers in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Mar 6, 2023

This is how Orange is bringing innovation, skills to DRC

Orange has produced 1 700 learners, equipped with digital skills in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Feb 6, 2023

DRC’s first open-access datacentre to be operational by Q2 2023

Confirmation from WIOCC Group company and pan-African datacentre operator Open Access Data Centres.
Dec 12, 2022

DRC tax officials freeze Vodacom accounts, seal offices

Developments relate to a tax dispute dating back to 2021.
Dec 9, 2022

Umoja App for miners, a first-of-its-kind project in DRC

Full time employees of the Kamoto Copper Company will receive smartphones with data bundles through which they can access the digital workplace tool.