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The Peer-to-Peer Bitcoin Kiosk, Paxful is Building a third School in Kenya Under it’s #BuiltwithBitcoin Project.

Paxful, the peer-to-peer bitcoin kiosk recently announced today that work has commenced on a third school in Kenya, Africa. The school is funded by its #BuiltwithBitcoin initiative. The new school is located at Machakos County, Kenya. The paxful #BuiltwithBitcoin School…

West African Monetary Zone Including Nigeria Issued a Statement Rejecting the Change of CFA Franc to Eco Currency.

Following the meeting on thursday, Members of the West African Monetary Zone (WAMZ) strongly condemned the decision by the French-speaking West African states to rename the CFA Franc as “Eco” by 2020. The issue was raised during the extra-ordinary meeting…

The Perpetrators of Dunamiscoin Scam to Appear in Court on Jan 22 2020 for Collecting Money from Investors in Pretense.

Following the Dunamiscoin scam, State Prosecutors said that they have logged over 4,000 complaints against the popular crypto scam in Uganda by Dunamiscoins Resources Limited.  Just after the collapse of the downtown lollipop coin, Samson Lwanga, 37, and Mary Nabunya,…

Blockchain Developers Community of University of Nigeria Jos (UniJos), Conducts University Election Using Ethereum Based Voting Dapp.

A community of cryptocureency and blockchain enthusiasts from the central part of Nigeria developed an ethereum based voting dapp powered by blocking technology.  The blockchain developers community at the Federal University of Jos (UniJos) developed a functioning voting dapp on…

In a Bid to Achieve Digital Economy Goal, NITDA Launched a New ICT Hub in Portharcourt for Tech and Blockchain Startups

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA builds an Information Technology Innovation and Incubation Park Building at the University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State as part of its ICT projects to support tech and other Blockchain startups The project, which…

World Bank Announces TechEmerge Program Offering $1 Million for Blockchain and Emerging Healthcare Tech Products in East Africa. 

Just in, World Bank Announces TechEmerge Program Offering $1 Million for Blockchain and Emerging Healthcare Tech Products in East Africa.  World Bank is looking to fund healthcare innovators using the new emerging technologies to solve healthcare issues. Blockchain startups utilizing…

Nigeria SmartBag Blockchain Pioneer and Provider, Temie Wins Jack Ma’s $250,000 Funding for African Startups.

At the grand-finale of the Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) held in Accra, Ghana. The smartBag blockchain pioneer Temie Giwa-Tubosun has taken home the top prize. Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI), pioneered by Chinese investor Jack Ma has made available…

Carbon, the Fintech Zero-interest Loan App Expands to Kenya Following the Acquisition of Amplifypay.

Carbon, the Fintech instant loan app expands to Kenya following acquisition of Amplifypay. Carbon is an instant loan app, utility payments and an interest on investment app. The fintech company is a subsidiary if OneFi a quick loan company using…

Africa Blockchain Institute Opens New Blockchain School for Blockchain Tutorials in Rwanda.

Africa Blockchain Institute (ABI) has announced that it will open a new branch of its Blockchain schools for blockchain tutorials in Rwanda by 2020.  This will be the first blockchain school to operate in Rwanda. ABI’s school is currently open…

The Scramble for the Number One Naira Stablecoin in Nigeria

A lot of questions arising on which stablecoin will be widely adopted in Nigeria. Let’s take a little discussion on the best two naira stablecoin we have in Nigeria currently.  Since the increase in the regulatory activities going on in…