Barely two weeks after the Central Bank of Nigeria banned the activity of cryptocurrency traders in Nigeria, we’re now seeing a trend of Bitcoin trading at a premium in Nigeria.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has hinted that he’s partnered with rapper and Tidal chief Jay Z to create a new endowment to fund Bitcoin development starting in Africa and India. This project which is called ₿trust will be launched with an injection of 500 Bitcoin currently valued at $23.6 million. It would be run without […]
On this day 11 years ago, the late Hal Finney made the first tweet about Bitcoin after he received the first Bitcoin transaction from its anonymous creator “Satoshi Nakamoto”.
You are reading Factsheet, our series of specific guides on experiencing and using technology platforms in Africa. Whether you are looking for knowledge on getting your African film on Netflix, raising a seed round or finishing an online design course, we are covering all that. — Bitcoin is money, a legitimate currency for transactions. There, […]
The BackEnd explores the product development process in African tech. We take you into the minds of those who conceived, designed and built the product; highlighting product uniqueness, user behaviour assumptions and challenges during the product cycle. — It changes value at an unsettling pace and threatens the existence of sovereign monetary authorities, so many […]
My Life In Tech is putting human faces to some of the innovative startups, investments and policy formations driving the technology sector across Africa. Owen Odia is keen to see how money evolves in the future. She is also keen about financial wealth creation and inclusion and as Country Manager (Nigeria) at Luno, she has merged […]