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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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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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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“LA HIGH TECH AFRICAINE”….SILICON MOUNTAIN ON FRANCE 24
Sep05

“LA HIGH TECH AFRICAINE”….SILICON MOUNTAIN ON FRANCE 24

Hello people..Great news from the Tech world of Cameroon. The Tech and innovation hub in Buea aka Silicon Mountain on France 24 Alain Nteff (Gifted Mom) in Yaounde and Mambe Churchill Nanje (Njorku) in Buea….”Les Observateurs” Buzz words: Smart phones, #Africatrip, Snap chat, Glocalisation, Telecommunications, Incubators….   Enjoy!! Thumbs up to the CAMpreneurs for putting 237 on the spotlight on Africa...

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“THIS IS NIGERIA” THROUGH THE LENSE OF FACEBOOK FOUNDER, MARK ZUCKERBERG
Aug31

“THIS IS NIGERIA” THROUGH THE LENSE OF FACEBOOK FOUNDER, MARK ZUCKERBERG

Hello people….Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is in Lagos, Nigeria…    This is his first trip to Subsahara Africa. Here are a few highlights soo far.               A visit to Nollywood, a run on the Ikoji bridge, meeting entrepreneurs and more….                     Let’s just say Shey Mark means business…and things are happening in the tech space in Nigeria.Watch yesterday’s meeting with...

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A CHARGER IN EVERY SHOE – A NEW MEANING TO “WALK & TALK”
Aug24

A CHARGER IN EVERY SHOE – A NEW MEANING TO “WALK & TALK”

Who says nothing good comes from Africa?  Anthony M Motua from Kenya is into something extra-ordinary in the world of technology. At just 24, he invented shoes that recharge batteries.  In fact, he is the founder and the CEO of Am-utua technologies limited and an inventor by profession. He prides himself as the the CEO of the greatest wearable technology.   “My inspiration for my business continues through being able to...

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OPPORTUNITY ALERT: THE STEM PRIZE BY THE DENIS & LENORA FORETIA FOUNDATION
Jun08

OPPORTUNITY ALERT: THE STEM PRIZE BY THE DENIS & LENORA FORETIA FOUNDATION

Hello people opportunity alert.. STEM Prize…yayy! I know I am a strong promoter and advocate of STEM The STEM Prize was established to encourage young Cameroonians and Africans, especially girls and young women to pursue careers in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. This competition brings together young scholars from both secondary and tertiary schools (between the ages of 13 and 21 years old) to...

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CAMpreneur CARDIOPAD INVENTOR, ARTHUR ZANG WINS AFRICAN ENGINEERING AWARD
May27

CAMpreneur CARDIOPAD INVENTOR, ARTHUR ZANG WINS AFRICAN ENGINEERING AWARD

Hello Hello..It’s Friday!! Another inspiring story by our very own Camer inventor of the CardioPad, Arthur Zang. He just keeps making the news and winning one award to the next… Cameroonian inventor Arthur Zang has won a £25,000 ($37,000) prize for his device that does heart examinations. The Cardiopad is a tablet computer that takes a reading and sends it to a heart specialist. It allows health workers to give heart...

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HIGHLIGHTS OF #VILLAGEANDROID
May18

HIGHLIGHTS OF #VILLAGEANDROID

Hello people..Hope you are doing great. If you are Camer (or live in Camer) then you  know that #GenerationAndroid is one of 2016’s buzz phrases since the president of the Republic’s speech to the youth on February 11th, Youth Day! #GenerationAndroid aka the technlogy driven youth are making news in Cameroon.. Let’s just say this “Economie Numerique” will happen in Camer by hook or crook 😉 Village Android...

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