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Digital Renter Emerges Winner of the EnkapHackathon Competition

Martin leaned back in frustration as he let some glittering beads of sweat trickle down his forehead. Although the overheated laptop scorched his laps and jungle of algorithms played a laser show on his glasses, he held his breath to concentrate as if his life depended on it. His eyes combed the monitor in search of a bug, moving from side to side rapidly like the eyes of a dreaming person but wide open.

The Making of Africa’s Silicon Valley

There are many tech hubs in Africa, from iHub in Kenya to ActivSpaces in Cameroon. While we strive to make these peculiar spaces of creativity relevant to the economies and lives of the citizens, they will be more productive if they could mimic the infrastructures – both soft and hard – that existed even before Silicon Valley became a hub for tech innovation. Taking e-commerce as an example, it is a sector that can change the lives of developers and non-developers alike.

Meet Arrey Bate, the Assiduous Entrepreneur and the Brain Behind ArreyB Media

Popularly called ARREYB, Arrey Bate is one of Cameroon’s most prominent political bloggers, journalist and media consultant. Bate founded ARREYB Media some 15 months ago. But it has grown to become one of Cameroon’s most prominent and widely recognized media with a monthly viewership of more than 50.

Javnyuy Joybert, Empowerment Strategist & Coach Organizes “A Date With Success” Event

Young, dynamic and talented Javnyuy Joybert keeps paddling across the waves of societal difficulties to see his dream come true.  COSDEF is an African holding Social Enterprise with 4 subsidiaries. So far, the Cameroonian social enterprise has through its four startups spread across education, employment, finance, and ICT.

CEO of MFS Africa Speaks About Investing in Africa’s Fintech Sector

The Pan-African fintech company-MFS Africa recently announced its second close of Series B funding round. MFS Africa is a pan-African fintech company with the largest digital payments network on the continent. It connects mobile money systems to each other and to money transfer organizations.

The Cameroonian Farmer: 7 Major Challenges Plaguing the Tomato Value Chain

Those working in agricultural development in developing countries have used the agricultural value chain concept since the beginning of the millennium. But agricultural value chain is increasingly used to describe approaches aimed at improving market prospects and improving profit margins. Value chain development is key and a great strategy to reduce rural poverty in developing countries.

UN Africa Digital Identity Advisory Board Welcomes Cameroon’s Tech Womanpreneur

In April last year, Rebecca Enonchong was elected AfriLabs’ Board Chair, replacing Nigeria’s Michael Oluwagbemi. The Firebrand advocate of both human and digital rights has stepped into the United Nations Africa Digital Identity Advisory Board. As a member of the UN Africa Digital Identity Advisory Board, she is expected to share her know-how on digital technologies to the board alongside Rwandan President Paul Kagame and Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.

There’s No Better Life Abroad: Why African Youths Should Harness Their Skills

European economies stand strong today because its citizens were encouraged and are still being encouraged to embrace entrepreneurship. We, Africans have been blessed with natural resources and human skills. All these, if properly harnessed and used, the rest of the world will envy us.

Could Rwanda Be Leading the Construction of Africa’s Silicon Valley?

Silicon Valley is unquestionably the world’s largest tech hub, home to many startups and global technology firms. Until recently, Rwanda has proven to be one of the world’s fastest-growing economies as it constructs the Kigali Innovation City (KIC) which is poised to become Africa’s own Silicon Valley. The Kigali Innovation City, a Private-Public Partnership between the Rwandan government and Africa50, an infrastructure investment platform, will serve as Africa’s Silicon Valley.

Snail Farming in Cameroon: How to Farm These Slow Creatures for Profits

Snail farming is one of the top interesting business opportunities on the continent and Cameroon in particular. Their high protein, low fat, and cholesterol content make them a nutritional favorite. The high demand for snails at home and abroad has created an opportunity in the market.

Astounding Features of Galaxy S8 & S8 Plus iPhone Users Must Know

Reminiscence of 2016, a nightmare to Samsung. But this time around, a majority iPhone users are faced with a dilemma of switching to Samsung’s galaxy s8/ s8 plus. The fascinating feature of galaxy s8/ s8 plus is the desktop experience (Dex).

How Switch on with Emile Entertainment Empowered the Pupils of Catholic Primary School Menji

Switch on with Emile entertainment  recently visited the highlands of Menji, the  head quarter of the Lebialem division, to encourage and empower the pupils of Catholic Primary School Menji. Also read:Switch On With Emile TV Show Coming Soon Switch on with Emile is founded by Emile Tanley Cameroon’s young and ambitious entrepreneur based in the North West Region of Cameroon Bamenda precisely. Notwithstanding, this entertainment startup has as vision to 

Mokate Ashu-Arrey Creates Jongo-Hub Innovation Academy

Jongo-Hub is the most recent innovation hub in the Silicon Mountain founded by Mokate Ashu-Arrey. Jongo-Hubs is home to Cameroonian young entrepreneurs who deem to transform innovative ideas into funded startups and multi-billion dollars companies. Mokate Ashu-Arrey is a social entrepreneur, business development specialist, innovation designer and youth activist.

Meet Cameroon’s Joan Ngomba the Famous Media Personality and a True Hustler

We present Joan Ngomba, Cameroons famous media personality and a true hustler. As a presenter for Pulse.ng, she has got 10years of media experience working on so many media projects in Nigeria.

Kwata Magazine Keeps You Up-To-Date On Cameroon Vibes!

Kwata magazine is a publication that showcases exceptional accomplishments of mostly Cameroonians. Likewise, they highlighted Cameroon top models like Valery Ayena, Felix, Kathy all who have been a name both home and abroad. Their genres include music, culture, sports, fashion and (geek) technology.