The East African country hopes to earn much-needed foreign exchange by providing electricity to these mining companies.
The fellowship, Btrust Builder’s first since it acquired Qala, is expected to train African software developers on Bitcoin open-source development.
During wars and protests, cryptocurrency offers people an escape route. It provides a means of financial freedom and independence from traditional financial systems.
Bitcoin Ekasi hopes to create a circular economy where South Africans can get paid, purchase items and pay for services in bitcoin without first converting it to fiat.
1,281 bitcoins have so far been recovered and will be repaid to victims who submit claims only after the courts have made some clarifications.
The crypto exchange mainly based in emerging markets lost $2.7million in what is believed to be a well-coordinated attack and a potential loss of $1.4million was averted by Tether.
Bitcoin Dada hopes to increase women’s participation in bitcoin by creating a more equitable and inclusive financial system in Africa and beyond.