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Posts Tagged ‘Cameroon’

  • Zara arrives in 106 markets thanks to its new global online store

    November 8, 2018 • Online & Social, Retail, Southern AfricaComments Off on Zara arrives in 106 markets thanks to its new global online store

    Zara’s global women’s men’s and kids’ collections will be available online for the first time to customers in Angola, Cameroon, Congo, Ivory Coast, Senegal, Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania, Madagascar, Zimbabwe and Ghana,...

  • Angola's promising startups to pitch at Seedstars Luanda 2017

    Cameroon: 11 startups shortlisted for Seedstars World

    September 28, 2017 • Startups, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Cameroon: 11 startups shortlisted for Seedstars World

    Seedstars World, a global startup competition, announced on Thursday 27 September 2017 the selection of the 11 early-stage startups who will compete at its first-ever event in Cameroon. The startups will go up against each other with the winner earning the...

  • Cameroon Internet Shutdown Over

    April 21, 2017 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Cameroon Internet Shutdown Over

    The 93 day long internet blackout in the English speaking (Anglophone) areas of Cameroon has finally come to an end. According to reports from the BBC, Cameroon President Paul Biya ordered the restoration of internet services in the northwest and southwest...

  • Android gets Twitter's reverse-chronological feed

    Twitter users take on Internet Blackout in Cameroon

    February 14, 2017 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Twitter users take on Internet Blackout in Cameroon

    Five weeks ago, parts of Cameroon’s English speaking sectors had their Internet access cut off due to protests over an alleged government bias in favour of French-speaking Cameroonian’s. English speaking lawyers, teachers and doctors kicked...

  • Cameroon’s Internet Blackout Continues

    February 14, 2017 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Cameroon’s Internet Blackout Continues

    Parts of Cameroon’s English speaking regions have been hit by a damaging Internet shut down that is now entering its 5th week according to CNN. The shut down was the governments response to Anglophone (English-speaking) teachers, lawyers and students...

  • IMF Nigeria

    IMF Managing Director to Visit Nigeria and Cameroon

    January 4, 2016 • People, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on IMF Managing Director to Visit Nigeria and Cameroon

    Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), will visit Nigeria and Cameroon during January 4–9, 2016, to engage with policy makers and other stakeholders in both countries and from the region and to underline the IMF’s...

  • Merck to launch HIV monitoring system for Africa

    November 24, 2015 • Enterprise IT, Top StoriesComments Off on Merck to launch HIV monitoring system for Africa

    Merck, during the course of November 2015, hosted a discussion with researchers to discuss the intention to launch its Muse Auto CD4/CD4% System, a portable instrument for monitoring the progression of the HIV/AIDS virus, throughout Africa. According to the...

  • GSMA

    GSMA report reveals mobile commerce is on the rise in Africa

    October 9, 2015 • Features, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on GSMA report reveals mobile commerce is on the rise in Africa

    According to a report revealed at the latest GSMA: Mobile 360 Series – Africa conference, digital commerce is on the rise in Africa, and is being supported by growing internet penetration. The report revealed that consumer research carried out by Ipsos in...

  • SAP to Bring Digital Literacy to 20,000 Youth with Africa Code Week

    October 1, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on SAP to Bring Digital Literacy to 20,000 Youth with Africa Code Week

    SAP has revealed the start of Africa Code Week, a continent-wide initiative to spread digital literacy and simplify access to coding education for young people. From October 1-10, 2015, online sessions and hundreds of free coding workshops will be organized...

  • MainOne Submarine Cable

    MainOne submarine cable extended to Cameroon

    August 28, 2015 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on MainOne submarine cable extended to Cameroon

    According to a report via This Day, Nigeria-based undersea cable firm MainOne has extended its submarine fibre cable to Cameroon. The reports reveals that the Nigerian-Cameroon Submarine Cable System (NCSCS) will also branch out to two strategic points in...

  • Undersea cable

    Huawei to install Nigeria-Cameroon Submarine Cable System

    August 6, 2015 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Huawei to install Nigeria-Cameroon Submarine Cable System

    Huawei Marine Networks has revealed that it has commenced marine installation of the Nigeria-Cameroon Submarine Cable System (NCSCS). According to Huawei Marine Networks , this is Cameroon’s first wholly owned submarine cable with investment provided by...

  • MTN Nigeria appeal order to pay N4.8bn to former employee

    MTN employees take ICT learning to African communities

    June 1, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on MTN employees take ICT learning to African communities

    The MTN Group has announced the start of its annual staff volunteer programme, 21 Days of Y’ello Care, which the company says will benefit thousands of learners and teachers from disadvantaged schools and communities across its footprint. Y’ello Care runs...

  • Ooredoo Qatar reveals free calls with Mobile Money transfers

    May 6, 2015 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Ooredoo Qatar reveals free calls with Mobile Money transfers

    Ooredoo Qatar has announced that its Mobile Money service will give 20 free international minutes, with all international transfers to selected African countries, until 25 July 2015. According to the company, the offer will be valid in: Cameroon, Ghana,...

  • 2016 Global Connectivity Index

    Huawei & MTN Group ink managed services contract

    September 12, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Huawei & MTN Group ink managed services contract

    Huawei has announced a five-year managed services contract with MTN Group. According to the deal, Huawei will provide managed services for MTN in six countries, including Ghana, Cameroon, Guinea and Benin. The company has stated that the contract covers a...

  • Undersea cable

    Alcatel-Lucent concludes SAT-3/WASC upgrade

    September 2, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Alcatel-Lucent concludes SAT-3/WASC upgrade

    The consortium operating the SAT-3/WASC/SAFE system and Alcatel-Lucent have finalised and completed the fourth upgrade to the latest undersea cable system. According to the group, the latest upgrade has now doubled the system capacity. Operating at 40 Gbps...

  • Demo Africa announces 40 best tech start-ups

    July 18, 2014 • StartupsComments Off on Demo Africa announces 40 best tech start-ups

    DEMO has released the names of the 40 start-ups that have qualified to launch their products on the DEMO Africa stage in September 2014. Topping the list is Nigeria with 14 start-ups qualifying, followed by Kenya, Ghana and Egypt. According to the Ministry of...