When Melissa Bime had to witness the countless deaths in the hospital where she worked as a nurse, it broke her heart. At just 18 years old, she started a platform that would go on to help hundreds of hospitals in Cameroon. Melissa Bime recently emerged winner of the Grand Prize of the Anzisha Prize competition.
How you spend your free time can actually have a big impact on your success in the professional world. These idle days are increased by the ‘ghost town’ days of insecurity. But my question to you is, “what do you make of these days?” Do you; Spend every single hour on social media? I remember my younger cousin sent me a message at 10 pm asking for airtime because she wanted to rejoin some WhatsApp chat.
I grew up in a society that valued schooling as the only means of securing a good source of income. Everything was going on well until I enrolled at the university. That was the first time I left my parents’ house.
According to Pele, “Success is no accident.” It is definitely a fact that your hard work speaks for you even while you are asleep. Recently, Microsoft MVPs nominations were made and amongst the new MVPs this year, a Cameroonian was present for the first time ever.
This article was originally published by Samuel Anoke Ebanja on the Wazota Blog. When buyers see products they wish to buy they can click on these product pictures and talk to sellers directly through Whatsapp or SMS. Good photography is crucial if you are selling products online, and it is not hard to see why.
Do Africans on the continent know their true history? Certainly, very few do and many still do not. Much of this is because our history as a continent had been “colonized,” twisted, and re-written. In this series, Jackson N.
It was during my second year at the university that my business life started. At first, I didn’t know exactly what I wanted to do to get this money. But later on, I had decided I’d take up a part-time teaching job.
So many years ago, mushroom was not cultivated. But with the increase in deforestation and urbanization in recent years, mushroom is now being cultivated and this ensures that we continue to enjoy this wonderful delicacy. It is no doubt becoming a potentially untapped gold-mine in the world today.
What first comes to mind when you hear of teenage pregnancies? This question signifies so many things to different people. A majority of the victims in regret and frustration, try to take away the lives of the innocent children growing within them. I would say all of the above opinions are nothing but the reality.
In the previous articles of this series, I looked deeply into some of the most critical issues regarding leadership. That’s the focus of this article. Today, just about everyone wants to be a leader or at least, be called one.
With each passing day, new experiences are gained as well as new words and phrases take up entries in dictionaries. Who are they and why were they so labelled? Silicon Mountain is the heart of innovation in Cameroon with the country’s biggest number of innovative tech startups. All her startups depend on the internet to work, but Cameroon’s government has taken their internet away.
Portable Eye Examination Kit developed by Andrew Bastawrous has been used in Kenya, Botswana and India to help detect eye diseases. There are 39 million blind people globally and in low-income countries. The two main causes of eye diseases are cataracts and refractive errors.
A Silicon Valley startup Zipline International would be using drones to deliver medicine and blood to patients in #Rwanda as From July, and it plans to expand to other countries by the end of the year. Rwanda is one of the world’s poorest countries, and infant mortality rates remain high. Deaths from HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria have plummeted over the past decade, as the government invested heavily
Finding a suitable apartment that matches your taste is now a child’s play in Cameroon with the Bongalo App. Necessity has always been a drive for innovation in the history of mankind. Following the stress, Epafred Minuifuong the Co-founder of Bongalo App underwent on a house search process some years back in Bamenda caused him to think out of the box to solve the arduousness in the house search process in Cameroon.
As drones became more popular among tech entrepreneurs in Kenya who were excited about their potential applications for aid relief, agriculture, e-commerce, and real-estate, regulators put in place vague restrictions that effectively served as a ban. For the past two years, the Kenyan government limited the use of drones to the military. Individuals without permits to fly drones either met with hefty fines or imprisonment.