In Kenya, IBM is working to create a blockchain-based microfinance system aimed at food vendors. By tracking sales operations using mobile phone devices and using artificial intelligence to create a credit scoring system, the platform allows microfinance for minute commerce.
The president of Tanzania, East Africa, John Pombe Magufuli is one of the world leaders trying to fight corruption from all government institutions. He made a surprise visit to the Ministry of Finance the first day he was sworn in as the president, that brought confidence in public towards the war against ‘cancer’ corruption.
Bitpesa is a bitcoin exchange and Blockchain technology firm based in Nairobi, Kenya, that has recently optimized its platform to focus mainly on the massive trade between East Africa, Nigeria and China.