Archive for November, 2007

AfricaNews Launches Tourism in Cameroon Platform

November 23rd, 2007 by admin

Cameroon is not just an emergent destination, it is also a place to get you away from it all and come back feeling different. Discover  “all of Afica”  in one country.

There is lots of great information at the AfricaNews web site. There are relevant links, videos, photos and a whole section of practical information.

In other areas of the site they also have news, sports and several blogs. You can view their Cameroon pages here.

OLPC Give One, Get One program extended — averaging $2M sales per day

November 22nd, 2007 by admin

One LaptopOLPC’s Buy One, Give One program has been extended to 31 December, 2007 — well beyond the initial two-weeks originally announced. The deal buys both yourself (or rather, your kid supposedly) and a tot from a developing nation new XOs for just $399. Already, the non-profit claims to be pulling in about $2 Million worth of “donations” each day. They’ve also opened up bulk buying to schools in quantities of 100-999 ($299 each), 1000-9999 ($249 each), or 10,000 and more ($199). Oh, and the program is now officially renamed “Give One, Get One” (GoGo) — we presume BoGo’ing the kids sounded too icky.

Sisters in Law

November 20th, 2007 by admin

In a small courthouse in Cameroon, a tough-minded state prosecutor and court president are serving up justice by helping women in their village fight abuse in the face of societal pressure—and helping to change the world.

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Become a member of the fastest growing African business network!

November 11th, 2007 by admin

KLM Club Africa is an exclusive network for people doing business in Africa. By becoming a member of Screenshot_KLM_Club_Africa2.jpgKLM Club Africa you gain instant access to useful contacts. KLM Club Africa is a network with some clever features that allows you to carefully select contacts and find the people you need to do business in Africa. KLM Club Africa is a service for members of flying Blue, the frequent flyer program of Air France and KLM, and BlueBiz in association with AfricaNews.com.

You can meet members on almost every page within KLM Club Africa. Every member has its own profile page with personal information. You can easily contact other members via the message centre or add them to your contact overview. Through inviting your personal business partners and contacts an interesting network of Africa focused (business)people will be created.

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