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TON Adds Option to Send Cryptocurrency on Telegram

The Open Network (TON) foundation has announced that users will now be able to send crypto payments on its Telegram two years after the platform abandoned its blockchain effort. According to The Verge, Telegram shut down its cryptocurrency operation after...

Finding the Business Case for Blockchain

The distributed ledger system behind blockchain, the technology used to secure cryptocurrencies, ensures that all transactions are validated and, importantly, that an immutable record is kept of these transactions. This is essential for securing a digital currency, but it has...

Meta Rumoured to be Working on New Virtual Currency: ‘Zuck Bucks’

Meta reportedly plans to introduce a virtual currency "Zuck Bucks" to its apps to reward content creators and run other financial services like lending. Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Meta, recently gave up on another digital currency he was...

What Factors Influence Cryptocurrency Prices?

The digital money market is known for its outrageous instability, with financial backers encountering gains and misfortunes around the same time at times. What causes the cost and unpredictability of digital currencies is an inquiry that numerous financial backers...

New Bitcoin SV Ambassadors Appointed for East & West Africa

The Bitcoin Satoshi's Vision (BSV) blockchain's - the original Bitcoin blockchain created in 2018 - Switzerland-based organisation has appointed two new BSV Ambassadors as part of its global ambassador programme. Mohammed Ibrahim Jega and Geoffrey Weli-Wosu have both been appointed...

African Metaverse Set to Boost Economy and Create Employment

Africarare, Africa’s first metaverse, is set to unlock African creativity and connect Africa to the global digital economy. At an event in Johannesburg on Monday, plans were announced for the commercialisation of the 3D virtual reality experience, that is...

The African Millennial Population Can’t Get Enough of Bitcoin

When the pioneering cryptocurrency Bitcoin came on the scene, many people assumed the currency would be the most relevant for the people in the developed world. However, African millennials, are rapidly upending stereotypes about Bitcoin adopters. Why Bitcoin Is So...

Is Africa’s Internet Economy Set for a Boom in the Near Future?

Professional investors are forecasting strong growth in the value of Africa's internet economy with mobile phones central to the expansion, new global research from blockchain-based mobile network operator World Mobile shows. Mobile Internet Will Lead Into a Boom Period The study...

How Smartphones Are Being Used to Test for Malaria in Uganda

The University of Glasgow has been working with the Vector Control Division of the Uganda Ministry of Health - collaborating for several years on new ways to achieve vital recommendations from the World Health Organisation (WHO) outlined in a...

5 Pivotal Topics to be Discussed at the DFA 2021 – Register Now!

On 31 August, the Digital Finance Africa 2021 virtual summit begins. Over 20+ visionary speakers and over 300 finance and technology leaders will enter the summit’s virtual exhibition hall to discuss how accelerating digital transformation in the financial services industry...
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Global Strategic Alliance to Deliver Comprehensive Cyber Resiliency

Kyndryl and Veeam Software have established a strategic alliance aimed at delivering resilient services to customers globally. This partnership integrates...
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