Amindeh Blaise Atabong

Camtel turns to parliament to shore up digital laws

During the meeting, MPs and representatives from other tech companies promised to work swiftly to improve the legal environment for the digital sector.
Amindeh Blaise Atabong

Cameroon plans to upgrade state staff management system

In order to combat fraud, particularly ghost workers and chronic absenteeism, the current SIGIPES II system will be replaced by a new system.

Camtel pens infrastructure sharing deal

Camtel says it has prioritised network expansion and aims to achieve nationwide coverage by 2030.
Jun 5, 2024

MTN Cameroon partners Canal+ to deploy streaming platform

The telco can now offer Canal+ content to its six million smartphone users.
May 31, 2024

Africa’s rail transport set for digital upgrade

This week, experts from the rail sector highlighted how digital technology can improve safety, profitability, and customer experience.
May 28, 2024

Togo unveils five-year cyber security master plan

Officials said the National Cybersecurity Strategy will allow the government to properly deal with major threats.

Cameroon hires biometric firm AUGENTIC to issue ID cards

The company will finance, design, develop, install, and operate the identification system in Cameroon for the next 15 years.
Apr 26, 2024

Cameroon bans Elon Musk's Starlink

The decision to ban Starlink comes after the government expressed concerns about national security and unfair competition.

ActivSpaces scouts for Cameroonian IT talent

The 'Makerspace Mobile' initiative, which is primarily backed by the French Institute of Cameroon and Ascent Media, began recently in the economic hub of Douala.

Cameroon expands eVisa service through infrastructure investment

The facility will ensure the country's sovereignty over the data created by the eVisa system, safeguard consular data, and modernise internal operations.

MTN Cameroon pledges to protect clients online

The telco presented its digital human rights policy to stakeholders amid rising online abuse in the country.
Mar 27, 2024

Camtel pushes for women inclusion in the digital economy

The telco says Cameroon is still afflicted by persisting gender disparities that disadvantage women and girls and hinder them from benefiting from technology.

Cameroon seeks €50 million loan to broaden video surveillance

The additional funds will help Cameroon reach its objective of covering the country with 5,000 video surveillance cameras linked to 17 control centres, according to the government.