The 34th meeting of the Council of Ministers, held on Friday, December 24, took note of the graphic charter and the portal of the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), presented by the digital ministers Désiré Cashmir Eberande Kolongele and his colleague from Communication and Media Patrick Muyaya Katembwe.
Indeed, the establishment of the government’s graphic charter responds to the major technical and strategic issues set by the Ministry of Digital and the Ministry of Communication and Media, namely; the enhancement of the country’s interests in terms of the quality of the technological standards to be used, the promotion of an easy user experience on digital media likely to meet the interests of users of access to information and the guaranteed guarantee of the visual identity of the country.
This graphic charter includes the fundamentals that represent the architecture of the State brand, with the elements below the logo; government issuers; the rules of use; the composition; the typography as well as the colors.
Regarding emails, the Ministry of Digital has already reserved the domain names of all Congolese government ministries under the “gouv.cd” domain for an initial period of three years renewable.
Government websites have been hosted in the “Platinum” category of services offered by the Service Provider. This category guarantees for each ministry mentioned, 500 (five hundred) gigas of storage space, 1000 (thousand) e-mail addresses and unlimited traffic.
“Having noted that to date most departments are already in possession of access to the administration area of their domain name, we strongly encourage those who have not yet done so or who are experiencing any difficulties to customary, to approach our services without detaching them for the related technical support ”, declared Minister Kolongele.
Projected implementation of the DRC portal
The establishment of the Republic’s web portal provides the government with an attractive, innovative and intuitive tool that presents the axes, actions and activities of all sectors of the country and to fight against the spread of fake news.
To support the materialization of government actions, the “www.republique.cd” web domain is the digital device that showcases and unites all of the country’s institutional communication, but also a meeting point for all initiatives to promote and develop potential. Congolese.
The portal of the Republic is to be considered as the transactional hub (crossroads) and entry to the web in the DRC and represents our country, on the basis of its constitution, by describing: its history, its geography; its institutions, its cultural, fauna and flora heritage; its wealth in soil and subsoil; its ability to attract investment, etc.
Let us note, moreover, by way of recommendation, the roadmap of the PTNRDC thus presented by the sectoral minister provides; the adoption of the regulatory framework adapted to digital (Digital Code), the establishment of the institutional framework by regulatory acts; the award of public contracts with service providers meeting the conditions set by the law on public procurement or the law on Public-Private Partnerships – PPP, with the support of sectoral ministries, the execution of the listed projects, as well as the popularization and appropriation of the PTNRDC