Author: Blockbuild.africa

The most awaited event in the blockchain and digital asset space, the Digital Asset Summit ’23, is set to take place on September 6th and 7th, 2023. Hosted by SiBAN (Stakeholders in Blockchain Technology Association of Nigeria) at the prestigious NAF Conference Centre in Abuja, Nigeria, this two-day summit promises to be a groundbreaking event that will bring together industry leaders, policymakers, investors, and enthusiasts from across the globe. The Digital Asset Summit ’23 is more than just a conference; it’s a platform for collaboration, knowledge sharing, and innovation. Attendees can look forward to captivating presentations, interactive sessions, and insightful…

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Crypto Ladies League is set to host one of Africa’s biggest virtual Bootcamps to promote a whole new marketing approach leveraging blockchain technology and Web3. As the digital ecosystem continues to evolve, emerging technologies are changing the way we do things. Digital marketing is experiencing a different turn with Web3 and both corporate and individual brands are racing to hire individuals with Web3 marketing skills. Web3 marketing has a lot of promising prospects that can revolutionize marketing, sales strategies, and how businesses run. Hence, it has become a darling for digital marketers seeking ways to explore more novel marketing approaches.…

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Filecoin Foundation and the Observatoire National de la Recherche Scientifique et Technologique in partnership with the Association des Etudiants de l’ENIM – AEENIM recently concluded their one-day workshop for blockchain developers interested in building their first Dapps on the Filecoin Virtual Machine (FVM) in Morocco. Hosted by the Filecoin Orbit Community in Morocco under Filecoin Africa, the workshop took place at ENSMR, Agdal, Rabat. Moderated by Fatine Torki, the workshop saw discussions about Dapps development on the FVM, exploring decentralized data storage with Filecoin and unlocking the future with blockchain. Delivering the opening remark, Youssef Hamdaoui, President, of the National…

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Filecoin Africa through Filecoin Orbit Community Ghana held its workshop on Friday, July 28, 2023, at the Impact Hub, Accra, Ghana. This workshop is a series in one of Filecoin Africa’s Filecoin Virtual Machine (FVM) roadshows announced over a month ago on Blockbuild. Co-moderated by Brighton, a Cassava ambassador and Bee Network Administrator, the Ghana FVM roadshow brought together a stellar lineup of speakers, each delivering their unique expertise at the FVM Workshop. Blockchain enthusiasts and experts across Ghana also graced the event. Opening the workshop, Enoch Mbaebie, Filecoin Orbit Regional Lead, Middle East and Africa, mentioned that the roadshow…

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The Africa Blockchain Institute recently concluded the four-month Incubation Program, bringing together innovative entrepreneurs and blockchain enthusiasts from across Africa. The final DEMO Day event was held at the Kigali Convention Center on June 22nd, 2023. The event aimed to showcase groundbreaking ideas and foster discussions on the adoption of blockchain technology, while also strengthening strategic partnerships with leading blockchain companies and organizations. The event was graced by technologists, Government officials, potential investors and other ecosystem stakeholders. The Day included the Deal Room, where participants pitched their products to Investors and Stakeholders, received helpful input and feedback. Top Managers and…

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In a recent report, Binance crypto exchange identified Telegram’s crypto wallet bot service as a rising competitor in the crypto market. The popular P2P messaging platform has had an extensive crypto journey, raising $1.5 billion for its Gram token ICO in the past. Despite facing legal action from the SEC, an independent team has continued to work on the Ton blockchain (TON) to offer crypto services through the messaging platform’s bot. Over the last year, the TON crypto project developers have introduced numerous features for Telegram’s crypto bot users. The messaging platform enables users to trade, invest, and purchase crypto…

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Blockchain Nigeria User Group (BNUG) is hosting a conference designed for a diverse range of attendees who are interested in the convergence of AI, Art, Blockchain & Web3 technologies on the 25th and 26th of August 2023 at the Civic Center in Victoria Island, Lagos. The theme of the event is Decentralized Intelligence: A Web3 and AI Summit. This summit will bring together experts in blockchain, Web3, and artificial intelligence to explore the convergence of these technologies and the opportunities they present for innovation and growth. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about the latest trends and best practices…

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Last Monday, the Namibian government finally passed legislation to regulate Virtual Asset Service Providers operating in the country, reverting its initial choice to ban cryptocurrency exchanges in 2017. After being adopted by Namibia’s National Assembly on July 6 and signed by President Hage Geingob on July 14, the VASP-regulating law was put into the Republic of Namibia’s Gazette on July 21. The Namibia Virtual Assets Act 2023 intends to establish a regulatory authority to oversee crypto exchanges in the country. It is the country’s first law outlining how cryptocurrency-related activity should be regulated. It will go into effect on a…

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Fast-growing cross-border payments startup Changera, has joined forces with MoneyGram, a global leader in the evolution of digital P2P payments and the open-source Stellar network, to enable cash-to-crypto deposits and withdrawals for customers globally. This integration marks a significant milestone towards Changera`s mission to democratize cross-border payments access for people and businesses worldwide. Changera will now allow both cash-in services in Canada, Senegal, Uganda and Kenya and cash-out services using Circle’s stablecoin, USDC, via the Stellar blockchain network, at participating MoneyGram locations across 180+ countries. Founded in 2021, Changera’s business objectives are rooted in enabling seamless and secure cross-border payments…

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One of the most important developments of our time is cryptocurrency. It’s transforming the way individuals and businesses think about money around the world, and it’s linked everyone, both young and old, to rich and simple consumers. Even though crypto is projected to be a vital part of the future, a lot of people and companies are still apprehensive to adopt this new type of currency. Many people believe that cryptocurrency will never have the credibility or acceptance to fully prosper. We will look at crypto Legitimacy in the Chainalysis report on crypto myth busting. Scams abound in the cryptocurrency…

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