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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Today’s Quote “In Tanganyika we believe that only evil, Godless men would make the color of a man’s skin the criteria for granting him civil rights”. Africa Teleology Holdings won the bid on 9mobile acquisition Last month, Teleology Holdings and Smile Communications were the only two telcos that had placed substantial bids to acquire 9mobile. Each of them bade $500 million and $300 million, respectively.
The Registrar of the University of Buea Professor Roland Ndip has announced that the 10,000frs late registration fee to be paid by students, has been suspended. Speaking in an interview with Crtv, Professor Roland Ndip said these measures were taken to discipline students who are lax in paying their fees to pay their fees. In one month, 14,000 students out of 20,000 have paid their fees.
Ekema Patrick, the Lord Mayor of the Buea municipal council has announced an event to pull denizens of his municipality on new year's eve, 31st of December...
Today’s Quote Africa Nigeria’s Paystack partners with Truecaller for secure payments Nigerian startup, Paystack has partnered Swedish caller ID firm Truecaller to allow more merchants across Africa to accept payments online in a frictionless and secure manner by leveraging Truecallerâ€™s mobile identity product Truecaller SDK. Previously, all merchants that used Paystack, which processes nearly 20%t of all online transactions in
Before the massive protest that took place in Buea, the National Chairman Ni John Fru Ndi and the District chairman of the National Democratic Front (SDF) were under hotel arrest at the parliamentary flat Hotel Buea today Monday the 5th of December 2016. They were held incommunicado by Biya’s forces in their hotel suites. “Let me die in Buea,” John Fru Ndi throws out excellent speech to thousands of protesters fighting for secession or Federalism on the dialogue