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Binance to Support Blockchain-powered Economic Transformation in Uganda

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Binance to Support Blockchain-powered Economic Transformation in Uganda

Changpeng Zhao, the esteemed CEO of Binance, has announced a partnership with Crypto Savannah that will focus on implementing blockchain solutions in Uganda. The Binance CEO tweeted the news from the country, where he has met with the local Blockchain Association to discuss collaboration to promoting economic development. The partnership also features other figures spearheading development in Africa. Aggie Konde,…

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BitPesa CEO: We Are Demonstrating Use Cases for Bitcoin Everyday

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BitPesa CEO: We Are Demonstrating Use Cases for Bitcoin Everyday

Bitcoin and indeed the entire blockchain technology industry is seen as being a male-dominated field. In fact, the general narrative that describes the demographic distribution of the industry is one in which it is populated by Caucasian males between the ages of 18 to 40. BitPesa Since 2013 This gender divide isn’t strange when one considers that such similar demographic…

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Paxful Reports Growing Bitcoin Market in Africa

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Paxful Reports Growing Bitcoin Market in Africa

Southeast Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa account for a large proportion of the estimated two billion unbanked people in the world today. As a result, there have been a number of fintech innovations that have attempted to offer financial services to these class of people to bring them into the mainstream global commerce network. With the rise of crypto-based fintech solutions, a…

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Uganda May Turn out to Be the Pinnacle of Cryptocurrency Trading and Evangelism

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Uganda May Turn out to Be the Pinnacle of Cryptocurrency Trading and Evangelism

The African continent is quickly warming up to investing in the cryptocurrency industry. But the reasons are perhaps a bit different than those in places like Silicon Valley: The problem of unemployment is so acute, in fact, that educated youths picked up cryptocurrency trading to make a living. A Change of Heart, a Change of Currency “I check my Bitcoin…

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Meet the Man Who Advocates Bitcoin for African Economies

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Meet the Man Who Advocates Bitcoin for African Economies

In December 2017, Papa-Wassa Chiefy Nduom wrote a post on why African central banks should get into bitcoin; mainly, to protect their reserves and mitigate the weakening dollar. He also outlined how the digital asset can be used to tackle the severe infrastructure issue plaguing the continent. BTCManager reached out to Nduom to find out more.    Papa-Wassa Chiefy Nduom…

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African Startups to Leverage Blockchain Technology in Tackling Land Fraud

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African Startups to Leverage Blockchain Technology in Tackling Land Fraud

Many countries in Sub-Saharan Africa do not have functioning land registry systems. As a result, double-ownership and sundry forms of land dispute are a common occurrence in these countries. The inadequate land use framework also provides an avenue for collusion between powerful individuals/corporations and government agencies to acquire land illegally. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the…

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Africa’s Oldest And Most Popular Cryptocurrency Exchange Eyes 1 Billion Users

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Africa’s Oldest And Most Popular Cryptocurrency Exchange Eyes 1 Billion Users

After an unprecedented wild run through the second half of 2017, bitcoin has now found itself at the receiving end of a massive slowdown in the global cryptocurrency market. In fact, its overall performance so far in 2018 has been utterly disappointing. So, naturally one would expect cryptocurrency companies everywhere to tread cautiously to navigate the slowdown without taking any…

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Digital Identity, Africa, and Blockchain Trends 2018

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Digital Identity, Africa, and Blockchain Trends 2018

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has said that WISeKeY is among the five African trends expected to achieve great feats in the tech ecosystem this year. The company’s Digital Identity Blockchain is currently doing excellent work with the United Nations in the actualization of the 2030 goal to provide everyone in the world with a legal digital identity. Closing Registry…

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The State of Bitcoin in Kenya

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The State of Bitcoin in Kenya

Following bitcoin’s birth in 2009 as a decentralized peer-to-peer payment network with fast transaction speeds and low transaction fees, one of its most predicted future application uses was for international remittance purposes. Many experts envisioned that bitcoin would be a driving force in reducing the costs of international money transfers to developing regions such as Sub-Saharan Africa and, thereby, create…

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BitPesa Partners with Bitbond to Offer Alternative Financing to African SMEs

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BitPesa Partners with Bitbond to Offer Alternative Financing to African SMEs

On March 28, Pan-African B2B remittance platform BitPesa and global peer-to-peer bitcoin lending platform BitBond announced a partnership with the aim to improve access to funding for small and medium-sized enterprises in Africa. BitPesa provides a digital platform that uses bitcoin and blockchain technology to facilitate cross-border B2B FX payments within, to and from Africa. The use of the blockchain…

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