Meet Way-C: The African-Designed Tablet

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The Way-C table. (Photo:

Have you got a glimpse of Way-C yet? Way-C is an African-designed tablet, like an iPad and for the Geo Quiz, we are looking for the two cities where the Way-C went on sale Monday. Both cities are in the Republic of Congo. The cities, one capital and the other a major oil port, are the African nation's two largest cities. The Way-C, which means "the light of the starts" in a local northern Congo dialect, was invented by 26-year-old Verone Mankou under his company VMK. Capital Brazzaville and oil port city of Pointe-Noire are the answers to the Geo Quiz. It is in these cities that the $300 device went on sale. Anchor Marco Werman talks to Global Post reporter Erin Conway-Smith, who is in Johannesburg, South Africa.