Emmanuel Ngwa

Silicon Mountain Blogger — Writer for Afro Hustler. Inspiring Africa and the world through stories on Business, Entrepreneurship, and Personal Development.
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Made-in-Cameroon Footwear Brand, Diamond Glitz, Rebrands to MEANGO

Made-in-Cameroon Footwear Brand, Diamond Glitz, Rebrands to MEANGO
As the new year kicks off, a Cameroonian footwear brand, Diamond Glitz, has rebranded to MEANGO to lead the business into a new era.
Emmanuel Ngwa
Jan 14, 2021
2 Minutes
 

Local Fintech Launches Online DStv Subscription Platform, Nyanga Pay for Cameroonians

Local Fintech Launches Online DStv Subscription Platform, Nyanga Pay for Cameroonians
Cameroonian fintech company, HOTICE LTD, has launched Nyanga Pay, an online DStv recharge platform for Cameroonians.
Emmanuel Ngwa
Jan 13, 2021
3 Minutes
 

Ventures Platform Launches Applications for Gov Labs Incubation Program

Ventures Platform Launches Applications for Gov Labs Incubation Program
Ventures Platform Foundation (VPF), the social impact arm of Ventures Platform Hub, has launched a call for applications for its latest incubation program, Gov Labs.
Emmanuel Ngwa
Jan 12, 2021
2 Minutes
 

Silicon Mountain Entrepreneur Joins FasterCapital

Silicon Mountain Entrepreneur Joins FasterCapital
UAE-based startup incubator, FasterCapital, has appointed Cameroonian entrepreneur, Simon Balemba Effansa, as Country Representative in Cameroon.
Emmanuel Ngwa
Jan 11, 2021
2 Minutes
 

He Brought Me You

He Brought Me You
He never brings you the Christmas gift you want. Instead, He brings you something better you need and deserve. Always!
Emmanuel Ngwa
Dec 25, 2020
1 Minutes
 

E-nkap: Making Online Payments Secure with Mobile Money

E-nkap: Making Online Payments Secure with Mobile Money
As online fraud grows, more Cameroonian online merchants are turning to payment platforms like e-nkap that offer a secure payment method like mobile money.
Emmanuel Ngwa
Dec 19, 2020
4 Minutes
 

The Souvenir

The Souvenir
A memory of a time well spent, of something kept to remind you of me and me of you.
Emmanuel Ngwa
Dec 14, 2020
1 Minutes
 

How Bongalo and MyPursar Use E-nkap to Accept Online Payments

How Bongalo and MyPursar Use E-nkap to Accept Online Payments
Accepting payments online is still a huge challenge in Cameroon. Without a payment method that is attuned to the Cameroonian reality, what is a Cameroonian online merchant to do? There are many answer...
Emmanuel Ngwa
Nov 29, 2020
4 Minutes
 

Payment's Giant, Stripe, Acquires Nigeria's Paystack to Expand Across Africa

Payment's Giant, Stripe, Acquires Nigeria's Paystack to Expand Across Africa
One of the world’s largest payments processing firms, Stripe, has acquired Nigerian payments startup, Paystack.
Emmanuel Ngwa
Oct 16, 2020
3 Minutes
 

E-nkap: Making Online Payment in Cameroon Simple and Secure

E-nkap: Making Online Payment in Cameroon Simple and Secure
70% of Internet users in Africa abandon their online orders because they can’t find a payment method that works for them. Are you an online merchant in Cameroon? How are you accepting online payments?
Emmanuel Ngwa
Oct 16, 2020
4 Minutes
 

Nigeria’s Tech Transport Giant Partners with Nigeria’s First Indigenous Vehicle Manufacturer

Nigeria’s Tech Transport Giant Partners with Nigeria’s First Indigenous Vehicle Manufacturer
In its latest move to revolutionize the Nigerian travel industry, Nigeria’s first bus-hailing app, Plentywaka, has entered into a new, home-grown partnership with Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing (IVM).
Emmanuel Ngwa
Oct 5, 2020
3 Minutes
 

Facebook to Open Second African Office in Lagos

Facebook to Open Second African Office in Lagos
After opening its first African office in Johannesburg, South Africa in 2015, Facebook is now set to open its second African office in Lagos in the second half of 2021.
Emmanuel Ngwa
Sep 20, 2020
3 Minutes
 

World's First Global Financial Service Provider Launches First-ever Crowdfunding Campaign

World's First Global Financial Service Provider Launches First-ever Crowdfunding Campaign
Described as the world’s first global mobile payment solution, ZuumPay has now launched its first-ever crowdfunding campaign barely less than 2 years after its launch.
Emmanuel Ngwa
Sep 19, 2020
2 Minutes
 

How to Make at Least 15k Every Month from Writing on Wutsi

How to Make at Least 15k Every Month from Writing on Wutsi
If you're an African writer looking for a platform to grow in your craft while making at least 15k a month, the Wutsi Partner Program is that platform.
Emmanuel Ngwa
Aug 10, 2020
4 Minutes
 

3 Super Productive Writing Habits Every Writer Should Develop

3 Super Productive Writing Habits Every Writer Should Develop
It's been quite a while since we've all socially distanced ourselves from each other. It also seems like we've socially distanced ourselves from our writing spaces.
Emmanuel Ngwa
Jul 5, 2020
2 Minutes
 

Education isn't Dead: Learning Through the COVID-19 Pandemic

Education isn't Dead: Learning Through the COVID-19 Pandemic
The numbers are unprecedented and the implications, enormous. As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads across the globe, most governments have temporarily shut down educational institutions. Their aim: to con...
Emmanuel Ngwa
Jun 12, 2020
4 Minutes
 

It’s a Long Time Since I’ve Met Anyone

It’s a Long Time Since I’ve Met Anyone
How can we know what we’ve forgotten? My only fear is losing what I still know, I cling to it each and every day like a lifeline. But what has gone is gone and can no longer cause suffering.
Emmanuel Ngwa
May 20, 2020
1 Minutes
 

Angel Investors Aren’t Billionaires as You Think

Angel Investors Aren’t Billionaires as You Think
In Africa, angel investment is still nascent and plagued with many misconceptions. One of them being, angel investors are rich. And it’s not hard to see why: the activity has largely been regarded as ...
Emmanuel Ngwa
May 19, 2020
6 Minutes
 

Your first book is going to suck

Your first book is going to suck
Short answer: Yes, you can. Even now.
Emmanuel Ngwa
May 18, 2020
4 Minutes
 

Dealing with Work Stress and Mental Fatigue

Dealing with Work Stress and Mental Fatigue
It was okay to feel like my energy was flagging at work every now and then. But it wasn’t okay that I was constantly feeling this off and wasn’t quite sure why. Turns out, it was my brain’s way of sig...
Emmanuel Ngwa
May 16, 2020
3 Minutes
 

Can we Share this Blame Together?

Can we Share this Blame Together?
I walk like my limbs don’t really belong to me anymore. Each step I take is a negotiation rather than an order. Everything hurts now. Every single thing. My heart now bleeds. Not of blood, but tears, ...
Emmanuel Ngwa
May 15, 2020
2 Minutes
 

In Cameroon, This is How Well the Traffic-Man Does His Job

In Cameroon, This is How Well the Traffic-Man Does His Job
It’s dawn and everyone is asleep. Their eyes are bleary, reactions slow, tiredness running in their veins. Yet, you’re awake in your seat, waiting for the diesel engine to roar into life. When it does...
Emmanuel Ngwa
May 14, 2020
2 Minutes
 

Anatomy of The Man Who Cheated On You

Anatomy of The Man Who Cheated On You
Dear Bessem,
Emmanuel Ngwa
May 13, 2020
6 Minutes
 

While They Laughed

While They Laughed
You grew up in two worlds. The world that you knew of — one of a rich culture, creativity, and skill. And the world that society said you were part of — one of poverty, incompetence, and hopelessness.
Emmanuel Ngwa
May 12, 2020
2 Minutes
 

The Promise

The Promise
He promised you heaven
Emmanuel Ngwa
May 11, 2020
1 Minutes
 

Was I Really Limited By Something That Never Even Existed?

Was I Really Limited By Something That Never Even Existed?
It was 2015 and I had just started a pointless, free wordpress.com blog.
Emmanuel Ngwa
May 10, 2020
3 Minutes
 

The One Chance I Lost Forever

The One Chance I Lost Forever
I had my chance. A chance to make my voice heard. Maybe, to be crowned the winner. I know I would have because I believe in myself now. But I didn’t then.
Emmanuel Ngwa
May 9, 2020
3 Minutes
 

Till Death Did He Race

Till Death Did He Race
His name was Eric and he used to live in an inn across the street, just a walk away from the popular Costa Rica Nightclub, though he never knew how its inside looked like. The owner of the inn preferr...
Emmanuel Ngwa
May 8, 2020
7 Minutes
 

Memories Are All That’s Left

Memories Are All That’s Left
The scent of medication was thick in the air and yet, death and despair seemed to linger in defiance across the very fabric of the room.
Emmanuel Ngwa
May 7, 2020
3 Minutes