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DRC - Government lifts three-week-old ban on texting

Reporters without borders
SMS messaging was restored today in the Democratic Republic of Congo, after being suspended throughout the country on the government's orders on 3 December. The end of the ban was announced by the minister of posts and new communication technologies (who is also deputy prime minister) and was immediately confirmed by local sources including the National Network of Human Rights Organizations (RENADHOC). “We are relieved to learn that the SMS network has been restored for all users in the (...)

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