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Over 5000 Jobs at Risk as CDC Threatens to Shut Its Doors

Cameroon’s biggest exporter of banana, rubber and other fine products, has recently experienced a drop in exports. This marks its worst export performance in one month since 2005, according to the Cameroon Banana Association (ASSOBACAM). The volume is also just over six times less than the volume exported in August last year (8,560).

Shopping Made Easy with Uganda’s Online Marketplace 2ambale

E-commerce in Africa is on a steady growth though some countries are still trying to grasp the concept. However, with the goal to make e-commerce thrive in his country, Mutungi Stephen founded 2ambale. He wanted to give Ugandans and visitors the luxury of shopping at any time and anywhere.

How My Experience With A Calculator Spurred Me Into Tech

In 1999 when I was in Form 3, my elder brother sent me a brand new calculator all the way from the UK. When I received that calculator, I spent about two hours carefully reading the manual to understand how the calculator works. At the same time, my brother had sent the same type of calculator to my sister who was at home.

Putting African Ingenuity To Good Use

When it comes to commerce in Africa, the future looks rosy. The idea of drone delivery here, for example, is something that will wait quite a while. So, we don’t have access to all the latest tech advances.

Women in the World of Tech: The Case of Karen Nadasen, CEO of PayU South Africa

There are far fewer women than men in tech roles across the world. This is peculiar to Africa having a limited number of women in the IT sector. This reality is on the brink of changing as it hasn’t stopped some go-getters from being the spotlight in the tech sector.

Fashpa, Nigeria’s E-commerce Website for African Fashion and Design

Mobile penetration in Africa has linked many to the online world. As a result, Farfetch is starting a cohort for startups. The startups will have direct access to Farfetch’s expertise in the luxury fashion and technology industries.

Aaron Philip, First Black Transgender with Disability to Sign to Elite Model Management

Usually, people find it difficult to pursue their dreams because of stigmatisation. Whatever the case may be, there are still a few with such situations who are ready to go against all odds to experience true happiness. A shining example is Aaron Philip, who has ventured into the world of modelling despite her “abnormal situation.

Zuo Bruno’s ZOOMED Selected to Take Part at DEMO Africa’s 7th Edition Annual Conference

It is time for Africa to shine in the world of technology and innovation. With the aim of looking for a solution to a problem,  African entrepreneurs and startups have created problem-solving apps. Among these entrepreneurs, is Zuo Bruno founder of Zuoix who has created an SMS car tracking application, ZOOMED.

ARTAC Gets a New Lead with a Cameroonian, Alhadji Ali.

Since its creation in 2004, the Assembly of Telecommunication Regulators of Central Africa (ARTAC) has been in a deep sleep. This, however, led to a meeting from August 6 to 7, 2018 in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea to revitalize its activities. As a result, a permanent secretariat was established under the leadership of a Cameroonian, Alhadji Ali.

How I Swallowed Insults, Quit my Job and Started a Health Organization

As I sit this night, lost in thoughts of what might be the next trailblazer step I will take that will skyrocket myself, vision and organization to the next level, I realize thinking has never solved any problem. Bottom line is, we don’t have a choice but to embrace the challenges life throws at us. My journey towards becoming an entrepreneur is one filled with so many unforeseen challenges, opportunities, and open doors.

Harnessing The Power Of Facebook Groups

If you scout for information and ideas on the most revered social media platform, chances are that you must belong to one or many Facebook Groups. Unfortunately, these immediate communities of ours are bound by physical barriers, limiting its members to a given geographical setting. What if we could reach more people (members) in other parts of the world and still have the ability to share our ideas and feelings with one another? Facebook has made 

Dr SEA Initiative: What You Should Know!

What is Dr. An online health platform which provides medical education (meducation) to the masses. In an attempt to promote healthy living through preventive medicine, Dr SEA Initiative offers basic health knowledge through videos with the language of communication as Pidgin English.

Mobile or Die:Ultimate Marketing Strategy for Small Businesses in Africa

Almost every startup or small business today has a website where they list their products and services, talk about what they do and why anyone should connect with them. In the past few years, we’ve all seen how mobile has overhauled desktop both in search and usage. Small and medium-sized companies have successively been forced to optimize their websites (for those who cared to have one) for the 

Why Your B2B Business in Africa Needs a Blog

Getting your business noticed is probably not a hard thing to do but it turns out many businesses still find it really hard to get their businesses lingering in the minds of their audiences. If your business is not yet blogging, it’s time you get started if you need to take your business to the next level. A blog is a really easy-to-use platform for connecting with and sharing timely information with your clients and it’s probably your most direct communication channel with your business audience.

Why Collaboration is Important for Your Business

Collaboration between competitors has become a new trend in the business industry. One of the many reasons for that is competition. Entrepreneurs may want to start writing their failure post-mortem stories before they even start the business.