BitPesa raises $5m from Sompo Holdings to revolutionize cross-border payments

Kenya's BitPesa has raised $5m from Japanese insurance group Sompo Holdings in a move expected to revolutionize cross-border payments and insurance services globally. Sompo will use Bitpesa’s technology to...

IBM and Twiga Foods Introduce Blockchain-Based MicroFinancing  for Food Kiosk Owners in Kenya

IBM Research and Twiga Foods, business-to-business logistics platform for kiosks and food stalls in Africa, announced that they have extended access to microloans to...

How About Being Paid In Bitcoin?

I have a dream that you will soon be paid your monthly salary in Bitcoin...Yeah...I want to be like Martin Luther King who dreamt...

Block Commodities & Wala to provide $10M in Dala token loans to smallholder farmers across Sub-Saharan Africa

Block Commodities, Wala, a blockchain-powered financial services platform, and Dala, a cryptocurrency token issuer aim to bring blockchain-enabled financial services to farmers in developing markets. The initiative will see...

Blockstream launches blockstream satellite to broadcast real-time Bitcoin blockchain data from space

 Blockstream, a blockchain and financial cryptography firm has today launched Blockstream Satellite, a new service that broadcasts real-time Bitcoin blockchain data from a group...

VALR Partners Bittrex to Launch a Digital Asset Trading Platform in South Africa

VALR has partnered with Bittrex, a U.S.-based digital asset trading platform to launch a new digital asset trading platform in South Africa to offer customers a...

Three Bitcoin Traders Arrested in Kenya

Reports reaching TechMoran indicate that Emma Kariuki, Stanley Mumo and Timothy Gachehe, Kenyan Bitcoin peer-to-peer traders using Localbitcoins.com have been arrested and freed on bail over...

Ghana’s mobile money payment system Mazzuma turns to blockchain to enable seamless payments

Mazzuma, an online payments system in Ghana launched in 2015 with a record of over $1 million USD worth of transactions till date and...

Kenya commissions a blockchain & IoT taskforce to enable the country grow into Africa’s...

Following the president's directive, Kenya's ICT ministry has named a taskforce to champion for the deployment of IoT and blockchain development in a move...

Hacken Announces A Special Thanksgiving Weekend Offer – Get Up to 20% Bonus

Hacken, an ecosystem for white hat hackers and a bug bounty marketplace with a focus on blockchain security, announces an unprecedented additional bonus weekend...

What is Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency, and why is it Perfect for Online Gambling

Cryptocurrency has become the new global digital currency of the 21st century with interesting features like the privacy of the sender & receiver and...

deVere Crypto launches to allow users trade in five major cryptocurrencies

deVere Group, an independent financial services firm is set to launch deVere Crypto in a matter of weeks to allow users to store, transfer and exchange...

Here are Top 6 Technology Trends of 2018

  Every year showcases a new round of trends that stretch to cover all walks of life. This year is no different with new trends...

African Potash & FinComEco To Create A Complete Blockchain Based SME Loan Platform for...

African Potash Limited, a vertical platform for the mining, production and distribution of fertiliser and FinComEco, a Financial & Commodities services firm have partnered...

Blockchain-powered payments & ID platform Nuggets appoints Steve Lau Chairman

Nuggets, the blockchain-powered payments and ID platform, has today announced Steve Lau as the company’s Chairman. Lau is charged with building a market-leading team...

Kenya’s Blockchain Taskforce recommending the creation of a local cryptocurrency

Kenya’s blockchain & artificial intelligence taskforce has proposed a digital asset registry and a digital currency for the country citing that they can create...

This insurance policy covers systems outage in the Internet of Things era

With the advent of Internet of Things, data is one of the most important assets in the world yet its not covered by standard...

Blockchain startup LaLa World aims for financial services for all

  LaLa World, a blockchain financial system has launched to counter the inherent shortcomings and apprehensions of the traditional financial system to bring the underbanked...

UAE’s Tipcoin hits 1 million+ users as it joins the world’s growing list of...

TIPCoin, a recently launched says it has surpassed over 1 million users globally as it moves to simplify online bill payments ranging from payment...

Coindirect raises €1m to bring local currency trading to crypto & financial freedom across...

 Coindirect, the global cryptocurrency platform, has raised €1m in an investment round led by Concentric, with participation from Blockchain.com, and MakerDAO.

Binance Labs Reveals 13 Startups in its Incubation Program

Binance Labs, the venture arm of leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance,has announced the 13 newest projects to graduate from its incubation program with...

Rwanda govt digitizing its land registry using blockchain technology

The Rwanda Government has set up the Government Blockchain project to lead the county into becoming more digitized to enable secure transactions, digital authentication and...

Reasons for the Growing Bitcoin market in Africa

Recently, Africa has shown to be a fertile ground for Cryptocurrency with several countries such as South Africa, Kenya, Ghana, Zambia, Nigeria and Zimbabwe...

Flutterwave joins the Ripple network to make payments for companies in P2P, B2B or...

Flutterwave, the Nigerian payments firm that recently raised over $10m in funding for expansion has partnered with RippleNet, a global payments network which makes...

Cellulant to scale Agrikore, it’s mobile blockchain-based platform to more farmers

After raising $47.5m from the Rise Fund, a global impact investing fund managed by growth equity platform TPG Growth, Cellulant, says the investment will help scale...

BanQu, a non-cryptocurrency blockchain platform, raises Series A extension to help lift people out...

BanQu, a non-cryptocurrency blockchain platform has raised an undisclosed Series A extension round to help lift people out of extreme poverty by...

This London-based JV is creating a blockchain-based commodity & energy digital asset exchange for...

Ideanomics, a New York-based Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) solutions fintech and asset digitization services firm has entered into a joint venture agreement with TPJ Ltd, to create Ideanomics...

Ethereum driven Blockchain network XinFin introduces a trade & finance platform in Botswana, Zambia...

Ethereum driven Blockchain network XinFin has introduced TradeFinex, its trade and finance platform in Botswana, Zambia and Kenya after completing its Africa awareness program...

Magic Mavo Studios Coin Sale to Disrupt Global $50 Billion Film, Streaming Media Platforms

Magic Mavo Studio, a Hong Kong-based entertainment production is set to launch its Initial Coin Offering (ICO) Crowdsale for MAVO Tokens starts November 6...

BitMart Forms JV with Paxful, Moves to Enter the Peer-to-Peer Financial Revolution

BitMart Exchange, a digital asset trading platform has entered into a joint venture with peer-to-peer payment logistics platform Paxful in a move...