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 The village girl, Eduke Nadesh awarded best female blogger? How, Why? When and By Who.  All answered in this blog post Eduke Nadesh, fondly known as the village girl also lead content creator at Eduke’s Ink has gone home with the prize of Best blogger in the female category. The awards organized by the Cameroon Bloggers Association, (L’Association des Blogueurs du Cameroun) had four nominees for the Best female category.  This category has been mistaken to mean best female blogger. But in the actual sense, the category is on blogs that create content advocating for the well-being of women and the girl child in the society. After deliberations and scrutiny from the 7-person jury, Eduke Nadesh was awarded Best Female blogger on Friday, October 15, 2020 in Cameroon’s capital, Yaounde. Eduke’s win comes 2 years after she and her friends created a blog, edukesink.com There, she shares her experiences as…

The Women Techmakers Limbe together with a Ghanaian boy has won the second prize of the 2021 Ideathon for Women’s Online Safety organized by Google’s Jigsaw and Women Tech Makers for women and girls in Central Africa. Ange Taffo said despite the challenges the internet connectivity in Cameroon posed, Team Sentinel was able to emerge as the second winner of the competition which challenged participants to propose and present solutions on harassment and bullying of women online. The team has gone home with 150.000frs as second prize winner after another team from Bambili, Bamenda, North West Region emerged first. Cameroon was topping the competition. The online competition which began in August 2021 was organized as a result of the fact that women face bullying and harassment online more than men do. Also read: 2 powerful Silicon Mountain Tech Women making it to Google Summer of Code 2021. How I got…