EVENT SPOTLIGHT: NEXT EINSTEIN FORUM PRESENTS AFRICA SCIENCE WEEK JUNE 27th – 30th IN CAMEROON
Jun19

EVENT SPOTLIGHT: NEXT EINSTEIN FORUM PRESENTS AFRICA SCIENCE WEEK JUNE 27th – 30th IN CAMEROON

Hello people..Kicking off the week with the 411 about the upcoming Africa Science Week!!  About the African Science Week | Next Einstein Forum The Next Einstein Forum’s (NEF) Africa Science Week (ASW) will be Africa’s annual week long celebration of science and technology with thousands of individuals – from students, to scientists to technologists – actively engaging in coordinated science events across the continent throughout...

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AN INTRO TO THE CAMEROON COCOA AGRO-FORESTRY SECTOR | THE STATUS QUO
Dec07

AN INTRO TO THE CAMEROON COCOA AGRO-FORESTRY SECTOR | THE STATUS QUO

In his address to the nation, on Jan 1st 2003, his Excellency Paul Biya, the president of the republic of Cameroon advocated for an “agrarian revolution” given that  agriculture is one of the main exports which fuels the economy of Cameroon,. It is impossible to talk agriculture in Cameroon and not talk about cocoa. It is only right that we look at status quo of cocoa industry in Cameroon and where it is heading Cameroon is the...

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EXPORT LED GROWTH STRATEGY – A LONG WAY TO GO FOR SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA
Nov28

EXPORT LED GROWTH STRATEGY – A LONG WAY TO GO FOR SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

There has been a general global shift towards the Export Led Growth (ELG) strategy in recent years.  Export-led growth (ELG) is an economic development strategy in which export and foreign trade in general play a central role in a country’s economic growth and development. This change has been due to the actual and potential economic benefits this strategy accords to both developing and developed countries alike.   This is...

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EVENT SPOTLIGHT: THE WISDOM TALKS ENTREPRENEURS CONFERENCE
Nov11

EVENT SPOTLIGHT: THE WISDOM TALKS ENTREPRENEURS CONFERENCE

Hello people…TGIF…Thank God it’s Friday…Yayyy..Hope you are looking forward to an amazing weekend! Today’s event spotlight is related to Entrepreneurs!  Wisdom Talks Entrepreneurs takes place  December 17th 2016 in Yaounde! Organized by TogetherFund, the Wisdom Talks Entrepreneurs conference aims at knowledge sharing & empowering CAMpreneurs. Cameroon is buzzing with innovation,...

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GENIUS INNOVATION – GRAVITY LIGHTS…INSPIRED BY A NEED IN KENYA
Sep28

GENIUS INNOVATION – GRAVITY LIGHTS…INSPIRED BY A NEED IN KENYA

Jim Reeves (yea I know, but no, not that one) in 2013 founded the company Deciwatt together with Martin Riddifords. They are both British. Martin regretted that he had not done any charitable work overseas as a youth. So the gravity light was his way of making up for it. Jim said he had visited Kenya where in many areas the bush lamp is the only source of lighting at night. Yep, I still remember the holidays we had in my village back...

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SECURED TAXIS AT LAST…… Vairified HAS BROUGHT THE CHANGE!!!
Sep23

SECURED TAXIS AT LAST…… Vairified HAS BROUGHT THE CHANGE!!!

Tech revolution is actually sweeping across the country.  This time around, the town of Douala is a major beneficiary. Vairified, has been introduced to taxis – a tech application that helps everyone to be secured.  In the words of the founder M Patrick Ehode,  “Vairified is about giving the right information for people to take decisions. At Vairified, we want to do it at a large scale in order for each and...

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#WCW #CAMpreneur [IT’s ALL ABOUT SEX] MALLAH TABOT CREATED THE “NDOLO360” APP TO FILL A GAP
Sep21

#WCW #CAMpreneur [IT’s ALL ABOUT SEX] MALLAH TABOT CREATED THE “NDOLO360” APP TO FILL A GAP

Hello people..It is Wednesday and today Woman crush is a young lady I admire. Meet Mallah Tabot, the lady behind Ndolo 360! Who is Mallah Tabot?  I am a 28 year old lover of life and feminist who very strongly believes that women, girls and young people’s access to Sexual and Reproductive Health, and a life free from violence is a basic right. I speak sarcasm as a 3rd language. My background is in Journalism and Mass...

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DISABLED BUT NOT UNABLE – NGANGUE NTHEPE AIME RAYMOND IS PROVING THAT.
Sep21

DISABLED BUT NOT UNABLE – NGANGUE NTHEPE AIME RAYMOND IS PROVING THAT.

Health and socio-economic status naturally affects the way we relate to one another.  NGANGUE NTHEPE AIME RAYMOND, the founder and manager of ADEPHAN (Association pour le Développement de l’Entrepreneuriat des Personnes Handicapées), is taking the bull by the horn and beating every challenge he is facing. His physical challenges do not limit him in anyway. He has rather emerged from all it takes, and through his duly registered...

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THE BIDA 01 | WOODEN CAR BUILT BY A YOUNG NIGERIAN
Sep19

THE BIDA 01 | WOODEN CAR BUILT BY A YOUNG NIGERIAN

The BIDA 01 was trending last week on Facebook and on a couple of blogs. “BIDA 01” is what is written on the bonnet of the Wooden convertible car at the Abuja Expo 2016. It’s main frame (aka chassis) is made out of polished wood, looking very beautiful, but the genius is in the mechanics. This young man fabricated the engine of this car from that of a motor-cycle. And one may think that with the basic and...

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RURAL TRANSFORMATION KEY TO UNLOCKING AFRICA’S ECONOMIC GROWTH
Sep13

RURAL TRANSFORMATION KEY TO UNLOCKING AFRICA’S ECONOMIC GROWTH

I was listening keenly to sessions at the 2nd NEPAD Africa Rural Development Forum holding at the Hilton Hotel Yaounde when one of the speakers, Prof Mandivamba Rukuni in discussing the blueprint set out towards reduction in rural poverty broke down Africa’s economic problem with the most apt analogy, saying: When you walk into a Kentucky fried chicken to buy a piece of chicken, you are not necessarily buying chicken, you are...

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