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Sweat Economy to usher 140 million users to Web3, launches in nine countries including Ghana
23-10-2023 | 08:50:00
Sweat Economy, the Web3 ecosystem has expanded into the United States and eight new countries including the Bahamas, Barbados, Botswana, Ghana, Jamaica, Pakistan, Zimbabwe, and Uganda.
[Column] Nadeem Anjarwalla: Common bitcoin scams and how to avoid them
16-10-2023 | 14:25:00
There are plenty of Bitcoin scams to look out for, but some are more common than others. For that reason, we're going to take a look at eight common Bitcoin scams and how you can avoid them.
AION: Pioneering interoperability in the world of blockchain
15-09-2023 | 08:15:00
In the fast-paced and ever-evolving world of blockchain technology, interoperability has emerged as a crucial factor for the seamless exchange of data and value between different blockchain networks.
Jay-Z and Jack Dorsey-funded bitcoin non-profit acquires African bitcoin developer training company Qala
11-09-2023 | 08:55:00
₿trust, a non-profit organisation which exists to decentralise the development of Bitcoin software, has announced its acquisition of Qala. Qala is the leading African organisation training the next generation of African Bitcoin and Lightning engineers.
Modern trends in investment platforms: How technology is shaping our investment world
07-09-2023 | 09:00:00
Let the power of AI drive your financial success and watch your dreams take flight.
Nakamoto Games: Building a new era of trust and transparency in gaming
10-08-2023 | 08:05:00
The world of gaming has undergone a significant transformation over the years, thanks to the advent of blockchain technology.
EMURGO Africa invests $250K in carbon market technology startup Changeblock
09-08-2023 | 12:54:21
Changeblock, a pioneering carbon market technology company, aims to revolutionize the carbon trading landscape by leveraging the power of blockchain technology.
Worldcoin responds to Kenya suspension, says it’s pausing its activities
03-08-2023 | 13:38:00
Worldcoin Kenya Suspension: Worlcoin has responded to Wednesday’s decision by the Kenyan government to suspend its operations over security and privacy concerns.
[Kenya] Government suspends crypto project Worldcoin activities
03-08-2023 | 08:26:00
Less than a week after the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner (ODPC) called on Kenya to be vigilant with Worldcoin, the government has now suspended the crypto project’s activities.
[Kenya] Data Commissioner calls for vigilance amid Worldcoin craze
31-07-2023 | 07:48:00
As the Worldcoin craze continues to hit many parts of the country, The Office of the Data Protection Commissioner (ODPC) has called on citizens to be vigilant with the platform.
[Kenya] Dimitra announces partnership with sustainability tech organization One Million Avocados
20-07-2023 | 13:35:00
As part of the new partnership, OMA will be utilizing Dimitra’s revolutionary tech stack to enhance its offering to farmers across East Africa.
Binance Academy and Coursera partner to bridge the gap in blockchain education worldwide
06-07-2023 | 08:57:46
Binance Academy, the education arm of the world’s leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance, has announced a partnership with Coursera, one of the world’s leading online learning platforms with over 124 million learners globally.
[Kenya] GoldPesa opens blockchain academy in Nairobi
06-07-2023 | 07:41:22
Blockchain technology company, GoldPesa has opened doors for crypto enthusiasts to its newly opened blockchain academy in Nairobi, Kenya.
Kushite East Africa ICP launches web3 hub to drive blockchain awareness
03-07-2023 | 08:15:00
Kushite East Africa ICP Hub has launched a local web3 hub focused on education and awareness of blockchain and web3 technology.
Centi partners with Centbee to empower African diaspora with blockchain-based transfers
02-06-2023 | 10:26:24
Remittances are the financial backbone for many African households, with Switzerland's sizeable diaspora community playing a significant role.
Centbee and nChain partner to further global blockchain payment technology
26-05-2023 | 09:56:37
Blockchain payments company Centbee has announced that it has formed a strategic partnership with nChain, a world player in Web3 and Blockchain technologies to strengthen its blockchain payments technology offerings.
Acquisition of 16% stake in NBX and capital increase by SPENN
22-05-2023 | 12:53:20
SPENN Technology A/S announces the acquisition of 16% ownership in Norwegian Block Exchange AS (NBX) through a share purchase agreement with Observatoriet Invest AS, a company owned by Bjørn Kjos and family.
Understanding GateToken's blockchain technology
19-05-2023 | 08:00:00
GateToken is a decentralized cryptocurrency exchange built on top of the Ethereum blockchain.
Convergence Partners has acquired a strategic stake in 42Markets Group
03-05-2023 | 13:19:57
Convergence Partners has acquired a strategic stake in 42Markets Group, an incubator, investor and builder of high-growth specialist businesses in the financial and capital markets sector.
African blockchain startups raised $474 million in 2022, report
01-05-2023 | 08:29:00
Crypto Valley VC in association with Standard Bank in a new report say that African Blockchain startups enjoyed raised $474 million in 2022 from funding
The reasons behind the massive success of blockchain in the oil industry
14-04-2023 | 08:30:00
The oil industry has been a staple of the global economy for centuries, providing energy and raw materials that drive growth and development.
Paxful suspended it's activities
06-04-2023 | 10:21:00
Popular peer-to-peer (P2P) trading platform Paxful has announced that it will be closing down its marketplace and started the refunding process to the users.
6 Million African Women to benefit from free Web3 and Metaverse education
13-03-2023 | 13:53:00
Unstoppable Women of Web3, a diversity and education group on a mission to equalize the playing field in Web3, has announced a commitment to providing Web3 and metaverse education to six million women in Africa over the next 5 years.
EMURGO Africa and Kepple Africa ventures establish joint venture to further web3 strategic partnership
09-03-2023 | 09:25:41
While there has been wide adoption of cryptocurrencies, active trading at various crypto exchanges, and growing money transfer services through stablecoins, startups are now creating diverse real use cases from Africa using blockchain technology and smart contracts.
How DeFi is disrupting traditional banking and financial services
06-03-2023 | 05:45:00
DeFi, also known as open finance, is a decentralized system that operates on blockchain technology.
DFS Lab and the Stellar Development Foundation launch quarterly blockchain Bootcamp for Startups
23-02-2023 | 09:45:56
DFS Lab and the Stellar Development Foundation (SDF) have launched the SCF Startup Camp, a 5-day virtual and global Bootcamp.
Batelco and Ericsson deploy first enterprise blockchain-based customer acceptance solution
09-02-2023 | 19:08:17
Ericsson and Batelco, part of the Beyon Group, have successfully deployed Ericsson Customer Acceptance platform, an enterprise blockchain-based solution for the automated collection of acceptance records upon fulfillment of agreed project deliverables.
Centbee raised $1 Million pre-series a funding from Ayre Ventures
04-01-2023 | 13:20:00
Blockchain payments company, Centbee, announced that it has closed its pre-Series A round with entrepreneur Calvin Ayre, founder of Ayre Ventures.
VALR started its operation in Zambia
19-12-2022 | 11:50:00
VALR, Africa’s largest crypto exchange, has arrived in Zambia, this will allow Zambians to buy and sell Bitcoin (BTC) and USD Coin (USDC), as well as other cryptocurrencies directly using the Zambian Kwacha.
Who are the blockchain giants of the future?
12-12-2022 | 10:30:00
Internet behemoths like Google, Amazon, and Facebook have become the most valued businesses globally over the past twenty years.
Appzone rebrands to Zone to power global payments with its regulated blockchain network
01-12-2022 | 08:39:42
Appzone, one of Africa's Fintech Software Providers, has rebranded to "Zone", a regulated blockchain Payment Infrastructure company.
More than 2000 developers joined the Polygon Africa Web3 Bootcamp
28-11-2022 | 13:49:00
The firm has now revealed that more than 5,000 developers from 43 different African countries registered for the bootcamp with 2,700 being selected for the eight-week intensive mentorship program.
Kenya to start taxing citizen trading on cryptocurrencies
24-11-2022 | 11:17:00
Through the Capital Markets (Amendment) Bill, 2022, KRA aims to introduce income tax for digital currencies held for a period not exceeding twelve months.
Modus Africa launches $75M fund to support African AI and blockchain startups
21-11-2022 | 13:55:00
African AI and blockchain startups are set to benefit from Modus Africa fund, an African –focused venture capital firm under the wings of New York-based venture platform, Modus.
[Column] Cameron Beveridge: How tech is enhancing life-saving blood transfusion value chain
18-11-2022 | 12:43:00
New technologies are reshaping the blood transfusion value chain to bring greater efficiency, traceability and consistency to this life-saving procedure.
[Column] Wiehann Olivier: Embrace cryptocurrencies but understand the risks
25-10-2022 | 15:55:39
Any physical, intangible, financial or non-financial investment has an element of risk associated with it and an investor can either accept the risk, try to mitigate it or avoid it entirely. However, to do any of these, the risks must first be understood.
Yellow Card has received African Crypto Licence
25-10-2022 | 08:44:00
The licence, in accordance with Section 11 of the Virtual Asset Act, 2022, was issued by the Non-Bank Financial Institutions Regulatory Authority [NBFIRA].
Centurion Invest partners with ImpalaPay to advance African mass adoption of digital assets payments to Mpesa, Airtel and Orange
21-10-2022 | 12:26:00
Centurion Invest has partnered with ImpalaPay, a blockchain-based fintech company with operations in 134 countries worldwide and 42 African countries, to advance African mass adoption of digital assets payments to Mpesa, Airtel and Orange.
Agritech startup eLivestock partners with nChain to deliver blockchain-based solutions to farmers in Africa
18-10-2022 | 12:43:00
eLivestock Global (ELG) and nChain announced a partnership to launch a cattle traceability platform with the goal of ensuring livestock are healthier and farmers can secure their livelihood.
[Interview] Damilare Aregbesola, Developer Relations, Polygon Technology
17-10-2022 | 11:48:00
Damilare Aregbesola is the Developer Marketing Manager for Africa at Polygon. He is in charge of telling the story of Polygon’s scaling solutions to African developers and likewise those of African developers building on Polygon to the world.
Data Mynt Partners with Yellow Card Financial to Enable Cash Payouts for Merchants and Platforms Across Africa
13-10-2022 | 13:38:38
Data Mynt, the leading digital asset checkout and payment infrastructure provider for merchants and platforms, has announced a strategic partnership with Yellow Card Financial to expand their services to the African continent initially in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa.
Insurers increase blockchain adoption
11-10-2022 | 12:47:00
In the same way that blockchain technology has impacted other sectors of the traditional economy; the insurance sector could not be left out.
Emission (ICO) d’une crypto monnaie d’entreprise LiorS pour accélérer l’inclusion financière en Afrique
10-10-2022 | 13:32:00
EiC Corporation, lance un ICO (Initial Coin Offering) à travers l’émission du LiorS Token de Gouvernance (DAO), un crypto-actif d’entreprise multifonctions (service, gouvernance, unité de mesure) en vue de développer ces différents programmes d’éducation financière.
Mastercard Crypto Secure™ to bring a new level of trust to crypto purchases across global network
05-10-2022 | 08:53:00
Mastercard has launched Crypto Secure, a first-of-its kind technology solution designed to bring additional security and trust to the digital ecosystem.
Communauté Lionstech,la plateforme pour réunir les entrepreneurs du digital au Sénégal
03-10-2022 | 12:41:31
Afin de mieux harmoniser les outils d’accompagnement des startups, la Delégation générale à l’entrepreneuriat rapide des femmes et des jeunes (Der/Fj) a lancé, avec des partenaires de divers horizons, la communauté Lionstech.
Mara launches free online course to advance blockchain adoption and financial literacy in Africa
29-09-2022 | 13:53:00
Pan-African phone manufacturer Mara Group has launched a free educational online course with the aim to boost blockchain adoption and digital finance literacy in Africa.
Polygon to train more than 2,000 African developers on blockchain in partnership with Xend Finance
29-09-2022 | 07:37:00
The Polygon Bootcamp and Hackathon will be the company’s first edition in Africa and will introduce developers in the region to the Polygon ecosystem using Xend Finance and Polygon technologies.
Lancement de Mara Academy, une plateforme de formation sur la finance numérique en Afrique
26-09-2022 | 10:45:00
Mara, un écosystème panafricain de la finance numérique, a lancé la Mara Academy, une plateforme éducative qui propose des cours en ligne dans le domaine de la finance numérique et de la technologie blockchain.
Nigerian blockchain payments startup Bitmama closes $2m pre-seed round to scale growth
19-09-2022 | 16:40:00
Nigerian blockchain payments startup Bitmama announced a pre-seed extension of $1.65 million, adding to the $350,000 it received last October, thus closing the round at $2 million, led by Unicorn Growth Capital and Launch Africa.
Unicorn Growth Capital, EchoVC join Celo Foundation to support Web3 projects across Africa
19-09-2022 | 16:02:00
Unicorn Growth Capital, an Africa-focused venture fund and EchoVC, a technology-focused, early-stage venture capital firm, have joined the Celo Foundation to support growth of Web3 projects across Africa.