The manufacturing of the first 80, 000 computers began last November 16 and is due to end come December 23, 2017.
According to a release signed this November 23, 2017 by the Minister of Higher Education Jacque Fame Ndongo, the first consignment of the 500, 000 computers promised by the President of the Republic Paul Biya will be arriving Cameroon on December 27, 2017.
The 80, 000 laptops will be reaching Cameroon by air, then the 420 000 others will get to Cameroon by boat. The trip by boat from Hong-Kong to Yaoundé will last around 45 days.
To recall, the grant is part of an initiative put in place by the Head of State to promote e-learning nationwide so as to draw more students into handling ICT tools.