Open Collaboration for African Techies
AfriLabs, the African tech hub association, gathers for first annual meeting at re:publica AfriLabs (afrilabs.com), a pan-African network of 19 technology and innovation hubs in 13 African countries, is convening for its first annual meeting on Saturday, May 4thin the lead up to re:publica. At this event— Europe’s largest conference on internet and society in Berlin— AfriLabs [...]
Google I/O – an annual developer-focused conference – has been organized by Google for every year since 2008 in San Francisco gathering over 5,000 participants. This year, ActivSpaces and GDG Douala are bringing it to Cameroon with Google I/O Extended at AppsTech from May 15th – 17th. That’s the good news. The great news is [...]
Our journey with WakaWaka Light started months ago when we came across the innovative solar lamp by serendipity in the small mountain town of Buea. It was immediately clear how much this device could impact our community socially, economically and environmentally. Thus the campaign to bring in a clean, sustainable domestic lighting solution to Cameroon [...]
The time has finally come for us to expand our ActivSpaces team! After searching the world far and wide, the African Center for Technology, Innovation & Ventures (ActivSpaces) core team is very pleased to introduce our newest addition. Hussein Shariff has moved from the frozen mass of land that they call Canada to beautiful Buea, [...]
Recipe for a MapUp Throw together two handfuls of students, a couple of Android devices equipped with GPS, sprinkle a little Google swag, leave all that to cook for 3 hours under the afternoon sun at the University of Buea and if you got it all right: voilà, a mapped campus. On Saturday, November 24th, [...]
This blog is a resource for news, project updates, member profiles and community events at ActivSpaces, an open collaboration space, innovation hub and startup incubator for African techies. Based in Buea, Cameroon.