Cameroon: 17-Year-Old Beats Internet Ban to Win Coding Competition
17 February 2017
A 17-year-old Cameroonian has won Google's annual coding award, despite the partial shutdown of internet in his country. Nji Collins Gbah is the first African to win the competition.
The population of the English-speaking North West and South West regions of Cameroon are elated after teenager Nji Collins Gbah became the first African winner in Google's annual coding competition.
The 17-year-old beat all odds, including the internet blackout imposed by the government, to emerge the winner.