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October will mark three years of ActivSpaces’ existence; of dedication towards fostering technology and entrepreneurship in Cameroon. We’ve experienced ups and downs, failures and successes, scrapped projects and innovations. We’re not alone in these trials and we’ve had the opportunity to witness and share in the exponential growth of Cameroon’s tech community. As our three […]

The African Innovation Foundation (AIF) has announced the call for the 2014 Innovation Prize  for Africa (IPA). The prize honors and encourages innovative achievements that contribute  toward developing new products, increasing efficiency or saving cost in Africa. The prize also promotes among young African men and women the pursuit of science, technology and engineering careers […]

Yes, indeed! After going through all the hurdles that you can only go through in Cameroon to open up an office, we’re glad to announce that ActivSpaces’ incubator in Douala will open its doors on Saturday, June 15th. Djoss.tv, the winner of the Cameroon Startup Challenge 2012 is the first team that will make use […]

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 […]

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 […]


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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.

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