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This Small Brick-Shaped Device Can Help Get Millions Of Africans Online

Created locally in Nairobi, this sleek design creates a backup generator for the Internet.
Even in the biggest cities in Africa, it’s not easy to get (and stay) online. But this small brick-shaped device–called, appropriately, the BRCK–could help bring better connectivity to the entire continent and maybe to everywhere else, too.

“In this part of the world, one of our constant challenges is that at any moment, the Internet can go out,” says BRCK’s chief operating officer Philip

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