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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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Bitland Nominated For Netexplo 2016 World Innovation Award No Comments

Paris, France - January 26, 2016 - Bitland has been named as one of the 10 most promising global innovations by Netexplo. Bitland is an educational initiative based in Ghana that looks to help settle land disputes and fight corruption in development deals using blockchain technology. The team has found twenty-eight communities across Ghana that have agreed to participate in the pilot project...


Why one of the best bitcoin startups is running into trouble and what Kenyan bitcoin startups can learn from it No Comments

BitPay, One of the best funded bitcoin startups based in Atlanta is running into trouble as it has scaled down its operation a big deal. According to the latest updates which have been gathered by coin desk, the company has cut down on about twenty positions and this coincidentally happened a day after the offer for free and unlimited for new merchants ended. People even rumored maybe it experi...


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...



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...