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Africa Can Catch-up by Implementing Blockchain

The peculiarity of the African continent qualifies it as a viable hub for Blockchain solutions. Although lagging in most areas of development, the opportunity offered by Blockchain technology in its versatile form presents the continent with the opportunity to leapfrog several transitional…

Bitcoin Needs More Politics, Not Less

Jim Harper is a vice president at the Competitive Enterprise Institute. A former counsel to committees in both the US House of Representatives and the US Senate, he served as Global Policy Counsel for the Bitcoin Foundation in 2014. In…

World Bank to Support Blockchain Bonds Trial in Kenya

The World Bank has revealed plans to explore how blockchain technology could help boost Kenya’s financial prospects. According to a new report, the World Bank is seeking to provide follow-up research to support a mobile phone-based bond issuance dubbed ‘M-Akiba’ through which the…

Blockchain’s Trust Paradox

A Nordic country known for its friendliness and stoicism may be about to show us the importance of trust. This week, Sweden’s land registry, together with a group of private companies, announced a pilot to put land titles on a…