A must read – All you need to know about Tamebec photo contest

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Tamebec photo contest is a creative idea, well planned and now a reality by Tanyi Melvis Bechemnyo. Melvis is a talented Cameroonian actress who has featured in so many movies and she’s also a film maker with passion for her job. In her own words, she said; ” Tamebec is the combination of my name”

Tanyi Melvis Bechemnyo, Founder of Tamebec

Tanyi Melvis Bechemnyo, Founder of Tamebec

We had a short interview with her on Facebook, read and be informed about Tamebec photo contest.

Short Interview:

Question: What is Tamebec all about?

Answer:  A lot people already take pictures now and put on Facebook and Facebook earns money from this content. The world bank reports 80 percent graduate unemployment in Cameroon and so the youths have the time to take pictures and upload them anyway Now There is a new explosive Economy called the web Economy which is driven by data and content Imagine if the youths could take pictures as a hobby and make money out of it. Will this not go a long way to reduce unemployment? So Tamebec is all about photo competition to win prices

Question: so how do you get people to vote?

Answer: Voting is done by anybody who finds a contestant worthy of their votes. And it is the sole responsibility of a contestant to invite as many people as possible to for him/her.

Question: when was the first edition of the competition organised?

Kim Brown, Winner of First Edition

Kim Brown, Winner of First Edition

Answer: it was organised on the 16th of October 2015

Question: Is voting done on Facebook?

Answer: yes voting is done on Facebook for now.

Question: how is the voting done?

Answer: Through our Facebook page by simply writing down a comment indicating the person you vote for.  This is for now,  since we are still working on our site. As soon as we are done with the Tamebec platform fully, voting will be done on the site.

Question: so what role do you play or your position?

Answer: I’m the creator of the tamebec photo contest idea, and also the publicist.

Question: Any sponsors yet?

Answer: Not yet but my partners and I are the sole sponsors

Question: Tell me more about your partners?

Answer: Well, tamebec photo contest has got two partners, Dr. Stanley, the CEO of IT Kamer, and Ikechukwu.Ikechukwu is an Employee of IT Kamer, a publicist for IT Kamer.

Question: What does it take to become a partner or to sponsor the contest?

Answer: Well, we don’t really need sponsors at the moment or more partners at the moment. What we need more are supporters.

Question: contact details? facebook page, twitter, website, phone number, e-mails.


facebook page:
Number: +237661468567.

Dear Readers, the first edition of Tamebec selfie contest was a big success and we anticipate the next one to be bigger as meetcameroonians.com will make a full blog post of the winner, putting him/her on spotlight for months. contact the organizers now to drop your pictures in order to compete.

Thanks for reading

Your Voices Count(Y.V.C)


11 thoughts on “A must read – All you need to know about Tamebec photo contest”

  1. wow! Nice.I always knew that this melvis was up for great things.

  2. Tinho Cash says:

    Cool to see it’s getting better by the day.

  3. Anonymous says:

    Hmmmm. I absolutely love what I see. Thank you meet Cameroonians for this interview.

  4. Hmmmm. I absolutely love what I see. Thank you meet Cameroonians for this interview.

  5. Epupu Solange says:

    Wowwww, this is so good. Something like this happening in Cameroon??? I love it.

  6. Tanyi Melvis Bechemnyo says:

    Thanks Richard, Zaza, Tihno, Chan and solonge for your support. I really appreciate. And Tinho Tamebec is getting really better by the day. You should submit for this round

    1. Tinho Cash says:

      Okay, I’ll give it another shot.

  7. Anonymous says:

    when is the next edition?

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