In Suleja, Nigeria, a fully functional internet kiosk, built and maintained by the community, is accessible to all thanks to Project Hello World. The internet hub will help students access educational content and will inspire them to use their creativity to the fullest.
A Pew Research Center survey conducted among 24,000 people in 24 developing economies (including South Africa, Egypt, Tunisia, Kenya, Senegal, Ghana, Nigeria, Uganda) examines trends in smartphone ownership, internet access, social networking, and mobile payments.
This short profile provides an overview of eight of the more interesting startups in Buea at the moment. Some are highly successful, some are not yet off the ground; all are based on the author's own experiences living in Cameroon and interviewing local individuals on the ground.