Fiat-to-Crypto Exchange Binance Uganda Opens for Deposits and Withdrawals

Fiat-to-crypto exchange Binance Uganda began accepting deposits and withdrawals of Ugandan Shillings on Wednesday, October 17th. The exchange commenced Know Your Customer (KYC) procedures too and...

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...

Carrefour partners IBM for a blockchain-based supply chain network to improve product traceability

Global retailer Carrefour announced they will use the IBM Food Trust blockchain network to strengthen their food excellence actions in its more than 12,000...

Nigeria’s Suapp, a peer-to-peer idea sharing platform launches a crowdsale raise funding

 SUAPP, a peer-to-peer idea sharing platform that you have never heard of has launched a crowdsale to raise funding to build its blockchain-based student sharing...

BitPesa, SBI Remit Partner for Blockchain Cross-Border Payments Between Japan And Africa

BitPesa, a digital foreign exchange and payment platform that leverages blockchain settlement to significantly lower the cost and increase the speed of business payments to...

Block Commodities, Pure Grow Africa partner to launch a blockchain pilot project for farmers in Uganda

Block Commodities, a commodity trader operating has partnered with Pure Grow Africa, a supplier of high-quality agricultural produce, to launch the first pilot of a food project commodity cycle ecosystem in Uganda. Pure Grow shares Block Commodities' values of providing high quality products at fair prices with transparency, and a mission to empower communities with modern technologies for improved agri-business and agro-value chain development. The two parties will also establish a call centre, create and distribute a mobile app, produce and transmit...

Blockbank buys a stake in Kenya’s Spire bank to provide international Crypto banking services

Blockbank has purchased a stake in Spire bank to provide international Crypto banking services. Spire Bank will be instrumental in facilitating a wide variety...

Blockchain firm Kwikxchange launches in Kenya to cater to SMEs invoice financing

Citrusxchange Inc., a Canadian Fintech start-up company, has launched its Blockchain based platform catering to small and medium enterprises seeking supply chain financing and...

Kenya’s TMXglobal coin wants to be the the first blockchain cryptocurrency to save the...

Tmxglobal coin set to be launched in Kenya said to be the the first blockchain cryptocurrency to save the logistic business in Africa from...

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’s ImpalaPay launches an ICO for its ImpalaCoin to power cross-border intra-Africa trade

ImpalaCoin, an initiative of Kenya's ImpalaPay powere by the Stellar platform, aims to be the crypto currency powering the Impala crypto financial network working to...

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...