Archive for the ‘Cameroon’ category

Douala – looking beyond first impressions

How we made it in Africa‘s Kate Douglas talks about her first impression of Douala. And how wrong it was.

Meet the Boss: Candace Nkoth Bisseck, country manager, Kaymu Cameroon

“It’s better to be the boss of your village than an anonymous guy in a city.”

Start-up snapshot: Developing video games for African audiences

Cameroonian Olivier Madiba, 29, is the entrepreneur behind Kiro’o Games, the first Central African game studio.

Cameroon must roar: at a 7% minimum

I am convinced Cameroon can do much better economically.

How Cameroon’s Rolex award winner created Africa’s first medical tablet

Cameroon’s Arthur Zang is the 26-year-old inventor of the Cardio Pad, believed to be Africa’s first medical tablet.

Why an investment banker quit his job in Paris for a cosmetics firm in Cameroon

“Africa was booming and my dreams seemed more feasible over there.”

Advice to the African diaspora considering moving back home

Africans, who have returned to the continent for work purposes, share their thoughts.

Setting up businesses back home: Four returning Africans share their stories

Many Africans living abroad have returned to the continent to set up companies. But how have their expectations compared to the reality?

Entrepreneur talks about opening the first gaming studio in Central Africa

Cameroonian Olivier Madiba sees many growth opportunities for Africa’s gaming industry.

Analyst looks at where Porsche should seek to expand in Africa

Euromonitor’s household income data suggests African countries where Porsche may do good business.

Assessing risk and opportunity in Africa

EY report highlights foreign direct investment into sub-Saharan Africa, particularly South Africa.

Francophone Africa’s technology sector worth investing in, says businessman

CTIC Dakar offers training, financing and links with industry players to tech startups in Senegal.

Hospitality group expects ‘to make a lot of money’ in West Africa

Mangalis Management is an African hospitality group that wants to put Africa on the map.

Phatisa: Final close of the African Agriculture Fund at $243m

Phatisa has announced the successful conclusion of its fundraising for the African Agriculture Fund (AAF), with $243m in total capital commitments.

High population growth in Africa: A mixed blessing

Sub-Saharan Africa’s population is growing fast. How can transformation keep up?