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 ...
Africa as a continent has always struggled with availability of technological infrastructure and networks which would take the continent to the next level of development. Time is not static therefore, as time passes by, better and improved infrastructure and technology are being built in various parts of the world. Technological advancements and novelties coming out of Africa has been quite mi...
There are many kinds of wallets that can be used to store bitcoins. The common ones are paper wallets and web based wallets. They are all very different and have their own fall backs but one common thing with both of them is that the user has no freedom of storing their own key. This exposes the user’s accounts to risks and the chances of getting hacked increases. However due to the fact that bi...
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...