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Léon Juste Ibombo, the Congolese Minister for Posts, Telecommunications and the Digital Economy, took stock of the implementation of the Central African Backbone (CAB) project, in its African Bank component (ADB), January 22, 2020. During this meeting, he denounced the failure of the Congo-Gabon fiber optic interconnection network, put into service in 2017, in taking...

The government of the Republic of Congo has decided to make telecommunications a sector of socio-economic development for the populations, while reassuring it enough so that it is conducive to the full expression of its potential. Meeting in the Council of Ministers on March 6, 2019, it examined for this purpose two bills and five...

Internet rights advocacy groups including Internet Sans Frontières (Internet Without Borders) have condemned the recent shutdown of internet connectivity in Gabon and DRC. On 7 January 2019 Gabon experienced an internet shutdown following an attempted military coup. Connectivity was partially restored after the government reportedly quelled the uprising. Media reports also stated that the shutdown...