INTERNET-AFRICA-2Web and search giant Google is the planing phase of boosting  internet connectivity in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

According to news sources, the internet giant will open an office in Kinshasa in the near future.

Google Francophone Africa boss Tidjane Deme, revealed the information, following a meeting with Thomas Luhaka, the DRC’s deputy communications minister. Senegal-born Deme said that the move is intended to encourage economic development in the DRC.

Deme also noted that he and his colleagues were on an exploratory mission to Africa, and the delegation previously held similar discussions with Thierry Lezin Moungalla, the telecoms minister in neighboring Republic of Congo.