Blockchain utility payment startup Treon eyes Africa with its payments solutions

Treon (TXO), a "Utilities Token" that securely and seamlessly enables consumers around the world, including the unbanked, to easily manage and pay for their...

Binance Launches Academy to Take Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Education to the World

As internet penetration grows, paying in cash is slowly giving way to digital payment systems that allows online stores, casinos, and even even restaurants...

Zambian Ministry of Land and Natural Resources to Build Blockchain Land Titling Program

 Overstock.com, Inc.  has announced that its blockchain-property rights subsidiary, Medici Land Governance, has partnered with the Ministry of Land and Natural Resources in Zambia, to...

London-Based Coinfirm & Nigeria’s KAD ICT Hub Launch Africa Blockchain Lab to Increase Financial...

Based at the KAD ICT Hub in Kaduna, Nigeria, the Africa Blockchain Lab will bring together world-class blockchain companies working on solutions for African...

Nigeria’s BuyCoins launches to help users buy and sell their coins with ease

After launching Bitkoin Africa last year,  Timi Ajiboye, has launched BuyCoins, a cryptocurrency exchange platform set to enable users to buy and sell all the other...

TransferTo partners open-source blockchain platform Stellar.org to bolster international money transfers

 TransferTo has partnered with Stellar.org to further enhance the way in which money is transferred across borders. Under this collaboration, financial institutions and partners of both Stellar.org and...

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...

Kenya’s UTU Technologies receives $250,000 to bring trust in the sharing economy

Kenya's UTU Technologies, a trust ecosystem for the sharing economy has received $200,000 USD in investments and secured an additional $50,000 USD each from æternity...

Nigeria Customs among first clients adopting Oracle’s new Blockchain service

Nigeria Customs is among the first organizations that have taken up Oracle's newly launched  Blockchain Cloud Service promising organizations to easily build blockchain networks to...

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...

Kenya’s UTU Technologies joins ÆTERNITY Ventures Starfleet Incubator to take AI & blockchain mainstream

UTU Technologies has joined ÆTERNITY Ventures as part of ÆTERNITY Starfleet Incubator to deliver its proprietary trust recommendations to decentralized applications including its flagship...

ModulTrade, an SME-focused blockchain based smart-contract platform launches in Africa

ModulTrade creates a foundation for the launch of ModulTrade blockchain based smart-contract platform (MT WALLET and MT MARKET) in the African continent after signing agreements with leading financial &...

Why the world is still weary of cryptocurrencies

This past Thursday, Russia president, Vladimir Putin warned about cryptocurrencies, saying that people should tread carefully about them, describing them as a bad idea...

Blockchain technology disrupting Kenya’s small business sector

It has been a long while before Kenya warmed up to the blockchain, previously regarded with suspicion and relative hostility, with some even referring...

New Blockchain Protocol to Fix Pensions Crisis

A technology startup Akropolis, founded by ex-Lehman Brothers fund manager Anastasia Andrianova, has announced it is building a new smart contract based pensions infrastructure it believes...

Peatuce is bringing blockchain technology to link farmers to ready markets to eliminate post-harvest...

Peatuce is using blockchain technology to solve age old problems that have consistently plagued the operations of smallholder farmers on the African continent; from...

AID:Tech partners with PharmAccess to Transform Antenatal Care in Tanzania Through Blockchain Technology

AID:Tech, a firm that uses Digital Identity and Blockchain technology to revolutionize how governments, enterprises and NGOs deliver digital entitlements has partnered with PharmAccess Foundation to...

South African Reserve Bank to start trials of blockchain technology for payment processing

The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) recently launched Project Khokha as a proof of concept designed to simulate a ‘real-world’ trial of a distributed ledger...

Sun Exchange Appoints Prominent Crypto Experts Max Keiser & Stacy Herbert to Advisory Board

Sun Exchange, a blockchain-based solar micro-leasing marketplace, has appointed Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert known for commandeering successful ventures such as the Keiser Report and Heisenberg Capital to...

How KWHCoin is creating an Internet-driven renewable energy ecosystem

KWHCoin is a blockchain based solution for a cost-effective and network incentive based platform to integrate renewable energy and distributed energy resources into the...

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...

IBM to invest $30m in the ‘Call for Code’ initiative to use Cloud, Data,...

IBM and partners recently launched the Call for Code Global Initiative bring startup, academic and enterprise developers together to solve one of the most...

BitMEX, a Seychelles-based Bitcoin-only trading platform joins hands with crypto trading site Caspian

BitMEX (Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange) Bitcoin’s most advanced peer-to-peer trading platform has partnered with Caspian in order to further support and facilitate institutional investment’s move into crypto trading. BitMEX...

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...

South Africa’s Centbee and nChain partner to create toolkit to accept Bitcoin Cash at...

 nChain and Centbee have partnered to ensure the speedy development of a merchant point of sale (PoS) software development kit (SDK) for the worldwide market. This SDK...

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...

Decentralized fresh food marketplace EHarvestHub Launches Bounty Program ahead of its pre-ICO

Decentralized fresh food marketplace eHarvestHub has launched its bounty campaign ahead of its pre-ICO later this month. The firm aims to attract a range of participants,...

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...

Paxful Appoints Africa Director, Launches a Blockchain Incubator in Nigeria

Paxful, a peer-to-peer bitcoin platform has announced it will build a blockchain technology incubation hub in Lagos, Nigeria, as part of its growing investment in Africa...

UNICEF wants to turn your computer power into a donation and hope for children...

Hopepage, turns a little computer power into hope for every child every time you visit its homepage. To be part of the revolution, Hopepage allows...