05 Dec 2012
December 5, 2012

Rumble in the Congo

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The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been in the news recently owing to rebels taking the strategically important city of Goma on the Rwandan border.  Centre to most of the reportage has been the assistance Rwanda and Uganda has been alleged to be providing to the rebels.  In any case, a quick Google of.. read more →

I spent this morning in Kigale with Ignace Gatari, the phenomenally smart Rwandan ICT minister. Elsewhere, Gordon Brown (who recently joined the WWW Foundation) met Ignace’s boss, president Kagame, in New York to discuss the same thinrg-.Rwanda’s remarkable  response to the opportunities made possible by the digital economy.   Ignace described the how fibre-optic cables which every driver in Rwanda can see.. read more →