According to techspawn.com, more than 25% of websites on the internet are powered by WordPress and the number is rising tremendously. If among the so many PHP frameworks, WordPress is already occupying 25% of websites built on the net, it means there are many opportunities for those with the skills or those learning it. This is for obvious reasons, WordPress contributes greatly to the growth of its users and it is easy to use. WordPress development gives opportunities for a…
Digital Renter emerged winner of the e-nkap Hackathon in Douala. After four days of coding, this team of Fongoh Martin was able to integrate the e-nkap API into the Digital Renter platform. E-nkap is a Mobile payment aggregator, a product of Maviance Cameroon. I t has come to solve payment problems for E-commerce Entrepreneurs in Cameroon. Participants at the Hackathon have automatically joined the Maviance team on developers to distribute the API to customers who may eventually want it. Read more of this in this post.
The Cameroon government plans to create a technology ecosystem in Yaounde meanwhile Silicon Mountain has been existing for over two decades in the South West region. Silicon Mountaineers do not find this funny. It comes as competition to them and the unwillingness of the government to support them. Government planning to invest more than 10billion Francs int its budget to build this including other projects. Read more on this here.
Two hubs in Cameroon’s bourgeoning tech ecosystem (Silicon Mountain) ActivSpaces and Jongo Hub were victims of the Buea Mayor’s recent shop-sealing exercise on July 30 and 23 respectively in Buea. Including others,Mayor Patrick Ekema Esunge found it exciting to seal these business premises because they were not opened on Monday as a result of the Anglophone crisis hitting hard on the two English Speaking regions of Cameroon. The news of this was shocking as it caused commotion on social media when Rebecca Enonchong, ActivSpaces' Board Chair broke it on twitter. ActivSpaces on its part is a “Community Church” for techies around Fako division. It welcomes more than 25 space users daily. Hence, it will have an adverse effect on its activities if it is shut down for a day.