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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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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MEET AFRICA’S COFFEE SPECIALIST, UGANDA’S ANDREW RUGASIRA
Aug16

MEET AFRICA’S COFFEE SPECIALIST, UGANDA’S ANDREW RUGASIRA

Every year, roughly 140 million bags of coffee beans – worth over $16 billion – are traded globally. Though Africa has a small share of the worlds’ consuming population, Uganda, Ethiopia and Code D’Ivoire are distinguishing themselves as Africa’s largest producers and exporters of coffee. Meet the Ugandan born Andrew Rugasira.  His approach to the coffee business is unique and ostentatiously distinct. He is the...

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[TV] WATCH MUHAMMADU SANUSI II, ALIKO DANGOTE & FEMI ADETOLA ON FORBES AFRICA TV’s “MY WORST DAY”
Jul19

[TV] WATCH MUHAMMADU SANUSI II, ALIKO DANGOTE & FEMI ADETOLA ON FORBES AFRICA TV’s “MY WORST DAY”

Hello people..In my random prowl of the www, I came across Forbes Africa TV’s show “My Worst Day” with host Peace Hyde. The first 3 episodes profile 3 powerful men shaping the history and economy of Nigeria and Africa as a whole. Episode 1 features Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II, the former Central Bank of Nigeria boss In episode 2, African’s richest Billionaire Aliko Dangote tells us about the journey from being a...

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EVENT SPOTLIGHT: THE SILICON MOUNTAIN CONFERENCE 2016
Jun14

EVENT SPOTLIGHT: THE SILICON MOUNTAIN CONFERENCE 2016

Hello people..Event spotlight for my fav Tech community! The Buea Tech Community aka Silicon Mountain is pleased to announce that their annual Silicon Mountain Conference is taking a giant step forward and moving the Silicon Mountain Conference to Chariot Hotel Complex on the 18th of June, 2016 with its theme being “Think Global, Build Local” and official hashtags are #smconfb16 and #SiliconMountain. Silicon Mountain Conference (...

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5 YOUNG CAMPPRENEURS WIN 25 MILLION IN THE MTN BOOST YOUR BRAIN CHALLENGE
Jun11

5 YOUNG CAMPPRENEURS WIN 25 MILLION IN THE MTN BOOST YOUR BRAIN CHALLENGE

Hello people..spreading some good cheers this weekend!                                 MTN awarded 25 million to 5 young entrepreneurs winners of the Boost Your Brain challenge today, June 11th at the St Jerome Catholic University Institute in Douala.. Congratulations to the winners!! Well done to the 5 CAMpreneurs! Wish you all the best in your entrepreneurial journey. Y.M....

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YAOUNDE TO HOST CAMEROON-NIGERIA BUSINESS EXPO IN JULY
May31

YAOUNDE TO HOST CAMEROON-NIGERIA BUSINESS EXPO IN JULY

Hello people..Hope you had a great weekend..More Business news!! Yaounde is set to host the Nigeria-Cameroon Economic, Financial and Cultural Show (NICAMEX) from 12 to 19 July 2016..The exposition is geared toward promoting Made in Cameroon†products and accentuating the country’s claim as a fine destination for investors emanating from its great neighbour. Organized by the African Business club, NICAMEX 2016  will be held under the...

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CAMEROON WINS BIG AT THIS YEAR’s AFRICAN BANKERS AWARDS!!
May28

CAMEROON WINS BIG AT THIS YEAR’s AFRICAN BANKERS AWARDS!!

Hello people…So Cameroon was a big winner at this year’s African Banker Awards with 3 Awards. The African Bankers Awards, under the patronage of the African Development Banks celebrates the best and brightest of the Finance & Banking industry in Africa. The 10th edition of the awards took place in Lusaka Zambia on May 25th 2016. Winners of the 2016 African Banker Awards have been announced in Lusaka, Zambia. For the...

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