Category: Blockchain Technology

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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 ...


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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...


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Is the Blockchain a technological renaissance for Africa? No Comments

Block chain is a technology used by bitcoin to store data. Every transaction that is made in bitcoin creates a block which is then published into nodes. Several nodes or blocks make a block chain. Block chain technology most of the time requires developed infrastructure which is not very common in Africa, this therefore means that it will take some time before the continent fully embraces t...


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Atencoin To Hold International Conference in Poland No Comments

Conferences in the bitcoin world are all too common now. After attending many in Europe you start to see the same common faces and the same topics of discussion. Recently I have learned about AtenCoin a cryptocurrency that is everything that bitcoin is not. They are fully KYC/AML compliance built in. They are working directly with world governments. Now they are hosting their first conference dedi...


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How Africans can use Bitcoin to Change the Late-adopter Mind-set No Comments

The continent of Africa is traditionally and widely known to be a late adopter of technological trends and as a continent, we tend to incorporate outdated and the ‘not-so-current’ technology into our infrastructure whereas other economies have moved on to much more refined and sophisticated products. Some have argued that Africa is a late adopter because there seem to be a dearth of technology...


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Bitcoin for the Entrepreneurship Lifestyle No Comments

One of the most exciting opportunities Bitcoin presents is the ability to transact business from any part of the world. This has been the dream of many young African entrepreneurs: the freedom to run our businesses remotely without being tied down to a particular physical location. The pleasure of working on the go and around the clock without waiting for banks to open before one can transact busi...


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WHY THE BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY IS BEST IN COMBATING INTERNET CRIME IN AFRICA No Comments

Internet crime has become one of the most threatening forms of atrocities globally. Africa has been largely affected as the rate of this organized crimes increases by the day. Consequently, the economy of the continent at large has been greatly crippled. With this in play, the levels of poverty continue to optimize and the hope of a better and developed Africa is barely visible. Much as the glo...


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Coinut Offers the First Real Bitcoin Options Exchange No Comments

    Singapore, September 10, 2015 — The Coinut team has created the first real Bitcoin options trading exchange. Coinut gives users the opportunity to hedge against the volatility of Bitcoin price. Until now no one has created a true Bitcoin options exchange that gives users the ability to hedge Bitcoin for up to 2 months. Bitcoin options trading has been seen as one of the mi...


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The Role of Bitcoin and Internet in Ghana Export Business No Comments

Dream Bitcoin Foundation and Common Sense Ghana is proud to present to you 'Expo-Bit fair', a focused-group forum dedicated to highlighting how fiat money slows up export business in Ghana and the need to resolve it with bitcoin.   [caption id="attachment_22004" align="alignnone" width="300"] Participants at some of our events in the country[/caption] [caption id="attachment_22008" a...


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NEW TEAM POISED TO DEEPEN PENETRATION OF NEWSBTC IN AFRICA No Comments

The newsbtc Africa team unveiled its new structure in its General meeting on 28th August 2015. The African team, which initially operated on a West, East and South African basis has now unified as one family of bitcoin enthusiasts. A franchise agreement was signed taking all regions as one team. The Executive Director, Sam Yohannes is confident that this move will go a long way in fulfilling the O...


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