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Providence Baraka

Providence Baraka is a computer Scientist working on digital human rights and internet governance related issues in DR CONGO and beyond the African Continent.

He is passionate about engaging youth in solving internet issues at the Grassroots level through: Digital literacy, mentorship, community engagement and activism.

He actively contributed to discussions addressing Digital policy, Digital sustainability and so many other issues surrounding access, accessibility and inclusion in Internet Governance.

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Latest posts by Providence Baraka

New tax on mobile devices threatens digital inclusion in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Critics fear the new tax--the Mobile Device Registry--will reverse the trend of growth in mobile device usage and threaten freedom of expression in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

In DR Congo, will new legislation protect citizens’ digital rights?

In Democratic Republic of Congo, a citizen movement is underway to reclaim digital rights that have been violated for years under a vague and outdated legislation.

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