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Fireside Chat with Arthur Hayes Part 1

This discussion between Arthur Hayes, Sinclair Skinner and John Wainaina Karanja covers multiple topics related to cryptocurrency, particularly Bitcoin, and its role in both developed and developing economies. The text first highlights the potential for Bitcoin to act as a decentralized currency that gives ordinary people, not just the political elite, a means to trade…

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The Blockchain Opportunity in Africa!

Africa is leapfrogging traditional and legacy banking payments systems in use in much of the developed World through fast adoption of mobile and internet based technology. Cutting edge blockchain technology such as Bitcoin has great potential in creating efficiency and disrupting traditional mechanisms for international trade, resource management, and governance where current transaction costs are…

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BitDroids: Bitcoin & Android Technological Developments Meetup

On Saturday, 22nd April 2017, BitHub Africa hosted a Bitcoin and Android meetup dubbed Bitdroids. The goal of the meetup was to discuss Bitcoin developments on the Android platform. The event was sponsored by BTC.com a leading Bitcoin Wallet platform operating in emerging and developing countries. Every attendee was trained on how to download, install, secure…

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Notes from the Hack4Farming hackathon in Nairobi

The BitHub.Africa team was at the Hack4Farming hackathon facilitated by aWhere and our partners IOTAtoken whom we were representing. During the two day hackathon we were able to work with and advise the various #AgriTech startups present during the day. Among the teams represented were: MbeguBora AgData Seedex The winning was MbeguBora which in Swahili Kenya’s national…

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A deep dive into LocalBitcoins.com the Bitcoin marketplace.

LocalBitcoins.com is a peer-to-peer service that allows people to connect with each other to buy and sell bitcoin ‘in person’. This term ‘in person’ is a broad term that doesn’t necessarily mean that the transacting parties have to be in the same geographical location or space-time continuum. Though it is not to say that they…

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