Amindeh Blaise Atabong

Forensic specialists offer to help Cameroon fight cybercrime, corruption

Cybercrime is said to have cost the country at least 12.2-billion CFA francs in 2021 alone.
Amindeh Blaise Atabong
2:10
Monday

Central African Republic launches its own cryptocurrency

Government tight-lipped on specifics, but links Sango Coin to local economic development.
1:20

MTN Cameroon’s new CEO means business

Mitwa Ng’ambi appointed to help solidify company’s operation in Cameroon’s increasingly competitive market.
1:50

Cameroon’s government commits to eVisa rollout by year-end

New system is an upgraded version of an existing DIPLOMAT system developed by MINREX’s New Technologies and Cryptography Unit.
1:10

Cameroon’s youth to be trained on how manage social media

Meta’s digital literacy programme launched this month, focused on technology skills development, and how to navigate digital spaces safely.
2:00

Cameroon seeks to woo investors with new SME-centric Fintech

Small-to-Medium Enterprises Promotion Agency rolls out NotaPME and My’OBus apps to inform and support businesses, banks and potential investors.
1:30

Camtel commits to digitalise Cameroon’s public service

Country to implement multi-million CFA system to help strengthen career profiles and remuneration of civil servants.
1:40

Cameroon bets on Huawei help to realise tech hub ambitions

Recent meeting between company executives and Cameroon’s Prime Minister reaffirms tech agreements already in place.
1:40

MTN Cameroon pens solar power deal to boost rural connectivity

Operator enters into partnership with Rural Electrification Agency (AER) to deploy antennas and relay stations.
1:50
Jun 2, 2022

Fibre optic interconnection linking Cameroon and Congo now operational

Completion of first phase of the Congolese component of the Central African Backbone (CAB) project.
2:10
May 25, 2022

CAR sidesteps doubters, proceeds with Sango crypto island ambition

Country’s govt determined to pursue cryptocurrency plans having recently adopted Bitcoin as a legal tender.
1:50
May 9, 2022

CAR’s crypto adoption upsets regional bloc’s monetary accord

Bank of Central African States issues point of order to CAR.