Materials by tag Africa

Jun 22, 2018 at 13:12
Blockchain Great Walls: Akon Plans to Build Cryptocurrency City in Senegal Africa
Akon, a successful African music producer plans to build a huge city in Senegal based on a cryptocurrency that looks to be the saviour of Africa and the world at large. Akon, whose real name is "Aliaume Thiam" was born in Missouri and currently lives in the United States though he spent a lot of his childhood moment in Senegal.
Jun 13, 2018 at 14:30
Africa's Unexploited Potential Gives Room for Blockchain Innovation
The African continent will provide a fertile ground for blockchain innovation in the future as the technology has been spreading like wildfire with many countries embracing it. Blockchain can progress with unusual rapidity economic empowerment,  mitigate fraud, offer safe protocols for entrepreneurs  and transform logistics operations.
Jun 12, 2018 at 13:19
Cyber Threat: A New Malware is Gradually Increasing in Africa
A new cyber threat on the block that is more slippery than anything we have observed before  has emerged and that's why it's currently the malware of choice for hackers all over the African continent.
Jun 10, 2018 at 17:53
Nigerian SMEs to Leverage Cryptocurrency Industry
The bitcoin transaction volume increased in the first week of June this year to more than 1.5 billion (worth N1.4 billion) from 1.3 billion traded in the last week of May in Nigeria, Africa's biggest economy and most populated country. Individual investors made a lot of transactions using local exchanges compared to companies outside Nigeria that allow virtual currency dealings.
Jun 08, 2018 at 12:05
South Africa’s Central Bank Flourished in Blockchain Payment Trail
The Central Bank of South Africa disclosed flabbergasting outcomes on Tuesday for a particular trial of its blockchain-based system for interbank clearance and settlement.
Jun 05, 2018 at 15:09
President Museveni Embraces Blockchain Technology in Africa
President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni welcomed the use of Blockchain Technology with the aim of boosting the economy in Uganda and the whole of the African continent.
Dec 27, 2017 at 09:43
Humaniq Opens Access to Its Next-Gen Infrastructure in African Countries
Humaniq announces the launch of its Android app which will enable users to gain access to next-gen financial services. The application has a secure built-in messenger with end-to-end encryption and a mobile wallet with its own HMQ cryptocurrency.
Dec 13, 2017 at 16:50
Cryptocurrency and Blockchain to Provide West Africa with Efficiency
Cryptocurrencies are a better way to spend and to use than true currencies. They are cheaper, faster and more reliable. Now, Avesta aims to connect the main world and the cryptocurrency world together.
Nov 21, 2017 at 13:48
African ISP Cajutel to Use Blockchain to Increase Internet Access
Cajutel believes blockchain technology can help Africa gain better internet access.
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