Category: Bitcoin

ghanaprofessor1

First Crypto Coin mined in Ghana No Comments

A Ghanaian total IT Solutions Company, Ghana Dot Com (GDC), has established a Bitcoin producing farm, thus adding several hundred Tera hashes per second capacity to the global Bitcoin producing pool. A statement issued by GDC, and copied to the Ghana News Agency, said this was the first in Africa. The first crypto coins were produced on February, 8, the statement said, and expressed the optimi...


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Deep Inside MMM Global No Comments

To find out more go to MMMGLOBAL It is with great honor that I will talk about the most controversial, but at the same time, the broader phenomenon that currently pervades the network, and I will do starting from the description of my position, that is “between a rock and a hard place “… and the ax: how nice! To try to explain better, I just saw my MMM Global account upgraded to “gui...


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The Greatest Argument For bitcoin Remittance No Comments

  The global remittance network is ripe for disruption and a single look at the idea and purpose behind bitcoin and block chain technology can easily suggest that international money transfer giants will be the first group of enterprises to be hardest hit and disrupted followed by banks and finance houses. These organisations will be disrupted and for right reasons because profits and excessiv...


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Bitcoin Can Help Boost Food Security In Africa No Comments

  Late this year, there was a program in Nairobi Kenya organized by one of the leading investment firms in the continent. The aim of the program was to allow entrepreneurs in agribusiness to pitch before investors the solutions they may have for assisting small scale farmers in the continent. This presented a great platform for firms in the tech industry to pitch their ideas to investors wh...


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ABC network brings you Bitland: An organization providing educational programs and services to facilitate and promote land title registration, private property ownership etc. No Comments

The Bitland Non-Profit Project is organized for educational and charitable purposes, providing educational programs and services to facilitate and promote land title registration, private property ownership, and general prosperity through markets and strong property rights. The organization has been building the team over the past year under my leadership and while the current team is making conn...


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The African Bitcoin Startup Ecosystem-The Need for Greater Cooperation No Comments

The knowledge and increased usage in bitcoin and block chain technology on the African continent can only lead to the creation of more businesses surrounding this key cryptocurrency which has properties of technology, commodity and currency. It is therefore little surprise that Africans on the continent and in the diaspora are building startups around bitcoin that will solve the many challenges ...


startups

African bitcoin startups to follow in 2016 1 Comment

Back in September, I visited Tanzania and spent some time with the bitcoin community in that country: enthusiasts, startups and merchants. Having spent a considerable amount of time in this Eastern African country, I was awed by the potential of this market and the African continent in general. It is a big market. This is interesting because of all the growth we have seen in Africa in the last...


middle class

The African Middle Class-Hype or Opportunity? No Comments

One of the most common words used in the last few years is ‘Africa’s rising middleclass’. But what is the actual size of the continents middle class? Pundits argue that some major international corporations have already paid a heavy price for overestimating the actual size of Africa’s middle class. In the second half of 2015, a leading retail agency in the world announced that it is...


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What it takes for an Inclusive African Stock/Commodities Exchanges No Comments

Stock and commodities exchanges on the African continent are often small or volatile. In the past few years, agricultural commodities exchanges that were set up in countries such as Zambia, Nigeria, Uganda, Kenya and Zimbabwe have needed financial revamping and repositioning whiles others have gone bust. Stock exchanges in the meanwhile on the African continent are trading at rather low volumes....


money

Bitcoin Springboards Dreams- A Great Means to an End No Comments

Bitcoin and blockchain technology has proven to be a great liberator which can democratize and simplify the way we handle business and money transactions all over the world. Especially for the continent of Africa, it is a key piece of currency/technology that we must continue to harness and propagate for the benefits of intra-African trade and a more unified market across the continent. By exp...


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