Open Collaboration for African Techies
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 [...]
Infrastructure Is Imperative As a startup entrepreneur, perhaps you’ve not given it much thought, but infrastructure is vital to your organization’s proper coordination and stable growth. It’s never too early to start planning and implementing the tools and documents necessary to ensure professional performance at an operational level. We’re encouraging local startup entrepreneurs to [...]
It feels like Techie Thursday all over again. However, this Friday ActivSpaces is joining a number of African tech incubators in hosting a “Drupal in a day” training for the benefit of African developers. Valery Colong and Fua Tse of graduated ActivSpaces project Zinger Systems are covering the program. As clear demonstration, the Zinger Systems [...]
It’s the eve of the Mount Cameroon Race of Hope. Both athletes and tourists are pouring into Buea to experience Africa’s most grueling footrace; a 24 mile sprint up a live volcano and down again. Conquering the mountain means braving cruel conditions: 50 degree temperature fluctuations, altitude sickness and a harsh path of volcanic stones. [...]
It’s February 11th, National Youth Day in Cameroon and a future generation of leaders are parading the streets in representation of their presence and aspirations. A great leader once said: “Ask not what your country can do for you but what you can do for your country”. John F. Kennedy’s statement inspired us to join [...]
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.