Russia is hosting the Blockchain Life 2018 conference in November

Industry leaders will from 7th to 8th November gather in St. Petersburg, Russia for Blockchain Life 2018 Conference – The biggest international forum on blockchain, cryptocurrency, and mining in Eastern Europe. The two-day forum/conference now in its second year will gather more than 5,000 participants from more than 70 countries. They will include Сrypto traders, […]

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Oracle Blockchain Cloud Service now available for Global and African Businesses

Oracle has announced the that its Oracle Blockchain Cloud Service is now generally available for businesses around the world.  Arab Jordan Investment Bank, CargoSmart, Certified Origins, Indian Oil, Intelipost, MTO, Neurosoft, Nigeria Customs, Sofbang, Solar Site Design, and TradeFin are among the many global organizations that already have adopted this blockchain platform. The Oracle Blockchain […]

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Treasury Given Two Weeks Parliament Notice to Decide Fate of Cryptocurrencies in Kenya

National Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich on Tuesday addressed the national assembly on the existence of cryptocurrencies in Kenya particularly Bitcoin. In his request for a statement, Molo MP Kimani Kuria had asked Rotich to appear before the Finance and Trade Committee to explain on the regulations the government has put in place for crypto-currencies […]

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Zimbabwean cryptocurrency exchange Golix to hold a 24-hour online Q&A session

Zimbabwean Cryptocurrency exchange Golix has announced that it will be holding a 24 hour Q&A session on Reddit, one of the leading platforms for conversation and discussion in the cryptocurrencies space. Golix says it will use the “Ask Me Anything” (AMA) marathon to keep its customers updated on its ongoing projects. The session is set […]

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Global Halal platform HalalGuide is now using Apla’s proprietary blockchain technology

Apla, a developer of blockchain protocol for building government and enterprise platforms,has announced  a partnership with HalalGuide, a comprehensive ecosystem of 12 platforms that connects Muslims across the globe to valuable and unique resources including access to halal products and services. This global platform has been built on a peer-to-peer network now using Apla’s proprietary […]

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Fintech SandBox Policy to be Ready by July 2018, Says CMA Boss, Paul Muthaura

Regulation in the Blockchain and crypto space is inevitable and coming very soon. To enable this, Capital Markets Authority is setting up a sandbox and with it comes a sandbox policy. The Fintech Sandbox Policy aims to regulate how financial startups and innovators bring their products to the Kenyan market and is expected to be […]

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Blockchain-based data platform DATAEUM rated 5/5 by top ICO listing

DATAEUM, the first Blockchain-based platform using crowdsourcing for data generation received a 5/5 rating from the icobench’s ico analyzer bot, Benchy. Thirty-seven days to their pre-sale ICO, DATAEUM is positioned to be the most revolutionary blockchain platform that will make sense to non-techies. Dataeum aims to break all barriers by revolutionizing data collection, democratizing access […]

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Finnovation South Africa 2018: How FinTech is Accelerating Digital Transformation of Banking in Africa

The unique environment for financial services in Africa is fertile ground for innovative FinTech players who are capitalising on the opportunities to disrupt or leapfrog established business models. This models are aimed at making financial services more affordable, accessible and profitable across the continent.   Finnovation South Africa 2018, which will be held on the […]

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Enlisting blockchain technology in the war against DDoS onslaughts

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are certainly on the rise. Arbor’s 13th Annual Worldwide Infrastructure Security Report showed that 33 percent of surveyed organisations suffered a DDoS attack in 2017 (this is sharply up from the previous year’s 17 percent). The modus operandi is elegantly simple: DDoS attackers infect large numbers of devices with […]

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4 Organizations Spearheading Blockchain Education in Kenya

Currently, the blockchain hype is at an all-time high, not only in Kenya but also across the globe. There are thousands of ongoing projects creating solutions on the blockchain ranging from financial remittance services to the creation of ledgers that enable organizations to share data and resources freely. To fuel the development of these application […]

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Kenyan startup Nurse in Hand signs MOU with Apla Tech Company to develop blockchain-based mobile app

Kenyan startup Nurse in Hand has signed a memorandum of understanding with Apla Tech Company to develop blockchain-based mobile app that would store critical patient data and would enable accurate diagnostics of diseases. The MOU was which signed during the Trescon World Blockchain Summit held in Nairobi last week will see Apla Nurse in Hand […]

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Top blockchain myths to be busted in the year 2018

Blockchain has shown a great potential to be the next disruptive technology, with some experts claiming it to be the ‘second coming of the internet’. Blockchain technology offers a way of recording transaction or any other form of digital interaction in a way that will make it secure, transparent, highly resistant to outages, auditable and efficient; as […]

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Trescon’s World Blockchain Summit Series 2018 is coming to Nairobi

Trescon will be hosting the next edition of World Blockchain Summit on 22-23 March 2018 in Nairobi City, the capital of Kenya. Promoting the disruptive power of the blockchain industry, Trescon seeks to extend its efforts by bringing the power of blockchain all across the world. The World Blockchain Summit at Nairobi will be the […]

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5 Major Ways Blockchain Can Help Telecom Providers

By Shelby Solomon Darnell- IBM Blockchain Affect and Vision Scientist 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 positive impact on their organizations. In a new IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV) report, “Reimagining Telecommunications with Blockchains,” more […]

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