A Recap of the Orange Summer Challenge final

Orange Summer Challenge is a competition launched by Orange Digital Center Cameroon in partnership with Google, Sisley and Paprec. This initiative aims at supporting young students in the creation of innovative technological solutions. The 1st edition focused on the theme…

POESAM 2021 – First National Prize : Smartbox-Station by KAME DIME Flaubert

KAME DIME Flaubert’s project, entitled SMARTBOX-STATION, will be awarded a prize of 2,000,000 CFA francs and 6 months of individual support to develop it. Kame Dime Flaubert is the 1st POESAM prize winner. A young Cameroonian Entrepreneur, he is an…

POESAM 2021: THE HAPPY WINNERS OF THE 11th EDITION

The closing ceremony of the 11th edition of the 2021 Orange Social Entrepreneur Award, which was held at the premises of the Orange Digital Center on November 10, was presided over by Patrick Benon, CEO of Orange Cameroon. For this…

Yango, a Ride-Hailing Service, Launches in Yaoundé!

Yango, an international information service for ordering taxis online which operates in 20 countries across Europe, Central Asia, the Middle East and Africa, announces today the service has launched in Yaounde. It is the second city in Cameroon where Yango…

Cost of Mobile Money Transactions might increase from next year, because from January 2022, the government plans to set a 0.2% tax on Mobile Money Transactions!

#BetaPipol This provision is contained in the budget bill under consideration since November 25th, 2021 at the National Assembly. The 0.2% tax will be levied when sending and withdrawing money. It will be returned to the public treasury by the…

The government of Cameroon grants an 80% reduction on import goods.

#BetaPipol The decision was signed on November 16 by the Minister of Finance, Louis Paul Motaze. It runs until February 28, 2022 and may be extended if necessary. It stipulates that “the amount of freight to be integrated in the…

Discover Cameroonian Entrepreneur; Edmund Besong, who runs Edbesong clothing line, a law firm, oversees real estate investments, teaches in a university, and manages an NGO!

Edmund Besong grew up in Ekona & Buea in the South West Region of Cameroon, in a middle class family, full of academics and career professionals, so it felt very foreign and in some ways lonely for him to pursue…

Yango, a carpooling service by Yandex, launches it operations in Cameroon!

Yango, an international online taxi booking service that already operates in 18 countries in Europe, Central Asia, the Middle East and Africa, was launched today in Douala. Cameroon becomes its third country in Africa after Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana. Yango…

BEAC calls for law to prohibit use of telephone airtime as a means of payment

The Bank of Central African States BEAC, has called for a law to prohibit the use of telephone credit as a means of payment in the CEMAC subregion. BEAC’s reaction comes as a result of telecommunication operators and the population…

Gaz Du Cameroun makes a donation of 52.5 million frs to the Logbaba District Hospital in Douala

The event took place on Thursday October 21st 2021, at The Logbaba District Hospital, Douala. Besides the Gaz Du Cameroun(GDC) executive members that were present, and the hospital administrators, government administrators of the area of jurisdiction also graced the event:…

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