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Since the COVID-19 pandemic reared its head in Cameroon in 2020, Cameroonian youths have learned to take online courses, acquire relevant skills to get jobs and earn a living. With the available platforms like Upwork, Design crowd, Fiverr, etc, those who learn these online courses can easily do freelance jobs and get paid. However, many still have the challenge of not being able to receive payments after completing jobs on these platforms. Why? Because most of the payment methods are not easily available to Cameroonians. Cameroon Tech News (CTN) took its microphones to the streets to ask freelancers how easy it is for them to get paid after completing freelance jobs. Agbor Daniel, a Graphic Designer in Buea, Southwest Region of Cameroon, lamented that it’s been more than a year since his 80,000 CFA got stuck on the Payoneer platform. He has been unable to get the money after struggling…

Graduate Trainee Program at ActivSpaces and a paid Volunteer position are the two opportunities available in the tech Hubs in Buea. Do you have a Bachelor of Science (BSc), Master of Science (MSc), or Master in Business Administration (MBA) and lack the required experience or skills to achieve your dream as a Business Consultant or Business Development Specialist? If so, then apply as a Graduate Trainee at the ActivSpaces Tech Hub Buea. The selected candidates(s) will receive free training and apprenticeship in Business Consulting and Coaching for  6 months depending on aptitude. After that, they will be allowed to join the ActivSpaces team in Buea, Douala or Bangangte as full staff or jobs placed in other organisations.  Desired requirements for the Graduate Trainee Program  Good communication and writing skills are necessary. Computer literacy and the owner of a laptop.Willingness to explore, learn and grow as a business consultant, coach…

BUEA, Cameroon, August 7, 2021ー A monumental change is coming to Africa’s content creation ecosystem with the launch of Prymefans, a subscription-based platform that allows African content creators (musicians, celebrities, influencers, comedians, entertainers, mentors, and creators from all genres) to convert their social media followers into paying fans to have the first taste of their works and exclusive access to their lives and arts. Social media has grown and become a primary source of income across the world to most influencers and social media celebrities. Yet, Africans still find it difficult to benefit from the opportunities that come with owning a social media account or having a huge following. With Prymefans, Africans can harness the full potential of social media; with no content restriction, full accessibility and control of their data, and they can earn real income from their followers, fans, and subscribers without any interference. According to the owners,…