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Congolese inventor has a solution to get rural Africa emailing

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Consider how email has changed the world. It is estimated around 269 billion emails are sent daily, with the average office worker receiving 121 every 24 hours. But for some especially in many parts of Africa email technology is just not attainable. The cost of data (which is higher in areas with poor infrastructure) makes emailing unaffordable for large groups of people essentially excluding them from many digital benefits. However, one inventor from the Democratic Republic of Congo believes he has developed a device that can make emailing over 100-times cheaper than it would be via cellular networks.

East Africa: Shs31 Billion Logistics Hub to Be Constructed in Gulu

Government has secured funding for the construction of the first logistics hub at the Gulu Railway station, targeting the markets in South Sudan through Alegu and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) through West Nile. South Sudan and DRC are Uganda's largest export markets. According to Mr Benon Kajuna, the director transport in the ministry of Works and Transport, the hub will be constructed on at least 24 acres - provided by the government. The project will cost $8.6m (Shs30.96b) of which $5.6m (Shs20b) is available with funding from DFID and TradeMark East Africa.

East Africa: Dar, Kinshasa Keen On Oil Exploration

Negotiations are underway between officials from the governments of Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), aiming at coming up with a mutual agreement and collaboration to explore for oil and gas, in lake Tanganyika. The DRC oil minister, Mr Aime Mgoi Mukena Lusaduese, is already in Tanga since yesterday to hold talks with Tanzanian senior government officials from the responsible ministry in order to reach a mutual agreement on the mater. In yesterday's schedule, the Congolese minister visited a private oil depot at Raskazoni and thereafter, at Chongoleani area, where a crude oil terminal from Uganda will be situated.

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