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    Female Entrepreneur Steers Congo in Right Direction

    They’re hitting the brakes on dangerous driving. Video-recording robocops in Kinshasa’s busiest traffic zones are saving lives, thanks to the vision of Thérèse Izay Kirongozi. Her company has supplied mechanical policemen that encourage drivers to behave by transmitting footage to police. It’s easy in the tech world to be afraid of failing and therefore play it too safe. But stories like this one push us all to take risks and pursue projects that matter. Kirongozi sets the bar high, reminding us of the power of technology.

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