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Tech startup launches Africa’s first minerals trading platform

Sawa Minerals, a tech-driven company has created and launched a platform that will transform the lives of many African miners. The blockchain backed smart...

Is achieving Kenya’s ‘Big 4’ agenda a job for emerging technologies?

During Trescon’s recently concluded World Artificial Intelligence Show, which was recently held at the Villa Rosa Kempinski hotel, Nairobi, Kenya, the country’s leading minds...

WEF appoints BitPesa founder as Co-Chair of the Global Council on...

Elizabeth Rossiello, CEO and Founder of BitPesa, has been selected by the World Economic Forum to be one of two co-chairs of the Global...

Blockchain for more than just cryptocurrency

Blockchain is "an open, distributed ledger that can record transactions between two parties efficiently and in a verifiable and permanent way". For use as a distributed ledger, a...

Chainworks and Compulynx partner to streamline access, process of Blockchain...

Chainworks Inc and Compulynx recently announced a strategic partnership between the two tech companies to bring innovative solutions and applications through Blockchain technology. The...

Everest, 1000 Alternatives partner to accelerate blockchain innovation in Kenya, Nigeria...

Everest, a biometry-based, value transfer company, and 1000 Alternatives, a leader in social impact development, today announced a new partnership created to accelerate blockchain...

Untapped African potential provides fertile ground for blockchain innovation

Blockchain technology has been heralded as the next great enabler of innovation, and while a number of countries have emerged as leading blockchain hubs,...

UNICEF’s 1st Blockchain investment set to help children in SA

Amply, a pioneering tech start-up is leveraging blockchain technology to revolutionize early childhood development in South Africa. UNICEF-backed Amply is an application on the ixo blockchain...

bext360, Coda release world’s first blockchain-traced Coffee, it’s from Uganda

bext360​,​ ​a​ ​company​ ​that​ ​develops​ ​technologies to​ ​streamline​ ​critical​ ​supply​ ​chains​ ​in​ ​emerging​ ​economies, has released the world’s first blockchain-traced coffee. The limited run...

Dr. Ndemo: Fear shouldn’t cause Africa to miss out on Blockchain...

Dr. Bitange Ndemo has called on African governments to be open minded when it comes to embracing blockchain; as the continent has lost out...

#IBMTHINK 2018: IBM outlines five ways they are changing the way...

IBM has outlined five ways they intend to change the world in five years through technology and research. In a session, led by Arvind Krishna,...

Only six days left to the World Blockchain Summit Series in...

Only six days are left to World Blockchain Summit slated for 22-23 March 2018 in Nairobi Kenya. Organised by Trescon, the event seeks to promote...

Porsche introduces blockchain to cars

In collaboration with the Berlin-based start-up XAIN, Porsche is currently testing blockchain applications directly in vehicles. This makes the Zuffenhausen-based company the first automobile manufacturer...

mCoin ICO to launch at The World BlockChain Forum in Dubai

mCoin is set to officially launch at the World Blockchain Forum in Dubai on April 16th with an ongoing pre-ICO sale attracting over 30...

Who made the cut to new 11 person Blockchain and Artificial...

President Uhuru Kenyatta called upon the Ministry of ICT to a create a taskforce that would ensure Kenya leverages on blockchain and artificial intelligence...

Five major ways blockchain can help telecom

Telecom providers are hearing the Siren’s call of blockchain. Though the technology is new to this industry, many telecom leaders are seeing its potential for...

Kenya to commission a taskforce on Blockchain and IoT

President Uhuru Kenyatta has called on the Ministry of ICT to a create a taskforce that will focus on how the country can leverage...

New partnership will deliver real-time livestock identification, traceability program to Kenya

RippleNami, announced that it has been selected by Kenya Central Bank (KCB) Foundation and Kenya Veterinary Association to deliver a livestock identification and traceability...
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