Cameroon Dojo

Making open-source more accessible.
Learning about open-source technology in Cameroon can be an exciting journey. Here are some resources with links that can help you learn more:
  1. The Open Source Community Cameroon (OSCC): This is a community of open-source enthusiasts in Cameroon. They organize meetups, workshops, and other events to promote the use and development of open-source technology. Their website has resources, including news and a blog.

  2. The Cameroon Open Source Association (COSA): This is an association of professionals, students, and enthusiasts promoting open-source technology in Cameroon. They offer training, workshops, and other events to help individuals and organizations adopt and use open-source software.

  3. The Open Source Initiative: This is an international non-profit organization that advocates for open-source software. Their website has resources on licensing, best practices, and advocacy.

  4. GitHub: This is a platform where developers can collaborate on open-source projects. You can search for Cameroon-based projects or contribute to ongoing projects.

Notable technologists from Cameroon throughout history:

  1. Rebecca Enonchong: She is a tech entrepreneur, investor, and founder of AppsTech, a global provider of enterprise application solutions. She is also the founder of the African Business Angels Network (ABAN).

  2. Fritz Ekwoge Ekwoge: He is the founder of the African Virtual University (AVU), a pan-African educational organization that provides online courses and degrees.

  3. Churchill Mambe Nanje: He is the founder of Njorku, a job search engine that aggregates job listings from multiple sites in Africa.

  4. Dr. Elong Mbassi: He is a development economist and former Secretary-General of the United Cities and Local Governments of Africa. He has written extensively on the role of technology in African development.

Learning more about open-source technology in Cameroon and the technologists that have made an impact in the field can be a great way to explore the potential of this field in Cameroon.

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